-Paul McCartney debuts new songs on iTunes
-The Strokes release 'Under Cover of Darkness'
-50 years after The Beatles made it famous, The Cavern Club is revived
-The Who's Roger Daltrey is made a Commander of the Order of the British empire
-Tower Records files for Ch. 11 bankruptcy protection
-Diana Ross is arrested for DUI in Arizona
-Eminem increased security during his UK tour after threats of gay rights protests
-BRIT Awards included single by All Saints, 'Never Never'
-Nirvana tour Australia and New Zealand for the first and only time
-The Beatles play their first show on The Ed Sullivan Show