1950: RCA introduced the 45 RPM record player.
1954: Big Joe Turner recorded “Shake, Rattle and Roll.”
1964: The governor of Indiana declared the song “Louie, Louie” by The Kingsmen to be pornographic, even though the average listener wasn’t able to decipher the lyrics. The governor asked a state broadcasters’ association to ban the record.
1965: James Brown recorded “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag” in Charlotte, North Carolina.
1968: Elvis Presley’s only child, Lisa Marie, was born.
1982: “Late Night with David Letterman” premiered on NBC.
2004: Justin Timberlake ripped Janet Jackson’s top during the Super Bowl halftime show and exposed her breast. During that same show, Kid Rock wrapped himself in a poncho made of an American flag.
Happy Birthday: Actor Stuart Whitman is 88. Singer Bob Shane (The Kingston Trio) is 82. Actor-comedian Garrett Morris is 79. Singer Don Everly of The Everly Brothers is 79. Singer Ray Sawyer of Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show is 79. Bluegrass singer Del McCoury is 77. Actor-writer-director Terry Jones (Monty Python) is 74. Guitarist Mike Campbell of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is 66. Actor-writer-producer Billy Mumy (“Lost in Space”) is 62. Singer Exene Cervenka of X is 60. Actor Linus Roache (“Law and Order”) is 52. Keyboardist Dwayne Dupuy of Ricochet is 51. Actress Sherilyn Fenn is 51. Singer Lisa Marie Presley is 48. Comedian Pauly Shore is 48. Jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman is 47. Drummer Patrick Wilson of Weezer is 47. Actor Michael C. Hall (“Dexter,” “Six Feet Under”) is 45. Rapper Big Boi of Outkast is 41. Musician Jason Isbell is 37. Singer Andrew VanWyngarden of MGMT is 33. TV personality Lauren Conrad (“The Hills,” “Laguna Beach”) is 30. Actress-singer Heather Morris of “Glee” is 29. Singer Harry Styles of One Direction is 22.