1960: “American Bandstand” host Dick Clark testified before a Congressional committee investigating payola.
1963: The Beatles met The Rolling Stones at England’s Crawdaddy Club.
1974: The country duo of Porter Wagoner and Dolly Parton performed together for the last time.
1997:The ashes of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry were shot into orbit.
Today’s Birthdays: Actor Charles Grodin is 81. Singer Iggy Pop is 69. Actress Patti LuPone is 67. Actor Tony Danza is 65. Actress Andie MacDowell is 58. Singer Robert Smith of The Cure is 57. Guitarist Michael Timmins of Cowboy Junkies is 57. Actor-director John Cameron Mitchell (“Hedwig and the Angry Inch”) is 53. Rapper Michael Franti of Spearhead is 50. Singer Glen Hansard is 46. Comedian Nicole Sullivan (“King of Queens”) is 46. Guitarist David Brenner of Theory Of A Deadman is 38. Actor James McAvoy (“The Last King of Scotland,” “The Chronicles of Narnia”) is 37. Actor Terrence J (“Think Like A Man”) is 34. Singer Sydney Sierota of Echosmith is 19.