1999 George Jones pleads guilty in Franklin, Tenn., to driving while impaired and violating the state’s open-container law, in charges stemming from his near-fatal March 6 car accident. Jones, who gets to keep his driver’s license, is fined $550.
1971 Mick Jagger and Bianca Perez-Mora marry in St. Tropez, France.
1967 Archie Bell of the Drells is drafted into the military for a tour of Vietnam.
1964 Ray Charles’ “Busted” wins a Grammy as Best R&B Recording.
1963 Bob Dylan is invited to appear on TV’s “Ed Sullivan Show,” but refuses when he is forbidden to sing “Talking John Birch Society Blues.”
1948 Steve Winwood is born in Birmingham, England. He is the lead singer of the 1960s bands the Spencer Davis Group, Blind Faith and Traffic. He establishes a successful solo career in the 1980s and has two No. 1 singles: “Higher Love” and “Roll with It.”
1942 Singer/songwriter Billy Swan is born in Cape Giradeau, La. His biggest hit is the 1978 No. 1 hit “I Can Help.”