On this day in 1988,U2 entered the US album chart at Number 7 with The Joshua Tree making it the highest chart new entry in America for seven years.
In 1996, Take That made their final performance on The Ivo Niehe Show on Dutch TV, playing two songs in front of a 250 strong studio audience.
In 2003, 50 Cent became the best selling artist in the US so far this year when his latest album Get Rich or Die Tryin‘ sold more than four million copies in two months.
In 2008 Beyonce Knowles married Jay-Z at his apartment in NYC. Coldplay frontman, Chris Martin and wife Gwyneth Paltrow wee present as well as Beyonces former bandmates in Destiny’s Child, Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams.