Today in Wings Classic Hits History:
In 1963, The Beatles left Great Britain for their first tour outside of their homeland.
In 1973, Art Garfunkel received his first gold album of his solo career for “Angel Clare.”
In 1974, In London, “Stardust” premiered starring David Essex.
In 1978, In Toronto, Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) pled guilty to heroin possession. He was given a one-year suspended sentence.
In 1980, Guinness Book of World Records gave Paul McCartney a rhodium-plated disc for being history’s all-time best-selling songwriter and recording artist.
In 1989, The Four Seasons, the Kinks, The Who, and Simon & Garfunkel were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.