On this day in 1984, Michael Jackson underwent surgery in a Los Angeles hospital to repair damage done after his hair caught fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial.
In 2006, a line from U2’s 1992 track “One” was voted the UK’s favorite song lyric by music channel VH1. A poll of 13,000 people claimed the line “One life, with each other, sisters, brothers” deserved to come out on top.
Also in 2006, Elton John raised more than $25,000 for his AIDS charity. John sold over 10,000 pieces of his clothing during a five-day sale in New York City at the specially-created shop, Elton’s Closet, located at New York’s Rockefeller Centre.
In 2015, Green Day was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a part of the 2015 class,. This was their first year of eligibility.