AUGUST 21ST IS THE 233RD DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS DAY, NATIONAL SPUMONI DAY, AND POET’S DAY!
The Rolling Stones’ album, “Out of Our Heads” was number one on the US album chart on the strength of “Satisfaction”, “Play With Fire” and “The Last Time”.
Jefferson Airplane ran into some trouble with Akron, Ohio police after their equipment manager calls some officers “pigs”. Paul Kanter is roughed up, Grace Slick was maced and Jack Casady was arrested and dragged off stage.
While still on probation for a 1992 DUI, John Denver was again charged with drunk driving after crashing his Porsche into a tree in Aspen, Colorado.
Legendary concert promoter Sid Bernstein, best known for booking The Beatles at Carnegie Hall and later Shea Stadium, died at the age of 95. He also worked with other British groups including The Rolling Stones, The Animals and The Kinks.