Almanac: September 10, 2015
- 1925 - Roy Brown (d. 1981)
- 1937 - Tommy Overstreet (78)
- 1940 - Roy Ayers (75)
- 1942 - Danny Hutton (Three Dog Night) (73)
- 1944 - Art Tripp (Mothers of Invention) (71)
- 1945 - Jose Feliciano (70)
- 1946 - Don Powell (Slade) (69)
- 1949 - Barriemore Barlow (Jethro Tull) (66)
- 1950 - Joe Perry (Aerosmith) (65)
- 1950 - Rosie Flores (65)
- 1951 - Peter Tolson (Pretty Things) (64)
- 1955 - Pat Mastelotto (King Crimson, Mr. Mister) (60)
- 1956 - Johnny Hickman (Cracker) (59)
- 1956 - Johnnie Fingers (Boomtown Rats) (59)
- 1957 - Carol Decker (T'Pau) (58)
- 1958 - Siobhan Fahey (Bananarama, Shakespears Sister) (57)
- 1960 - David Lowery (Cracker, Camper Van Beethoven) (55)
- 1963 - Bill Stevenson (Black Flag, Descendents) (52)
- 1963 - David Titlow (Blue Mercedes) (52)
- 1966 - Miles Zuniga (Fastball) (49)
- 1966 - Robin Goodridge (Bush) (49)
- 1968 - Big Daddy Kane (born Antonio Hardy) (47)
- 1980 - Mikey Way (My Chemical Romance) (35)
- 1984 - Matthew Followill (Kings of Leon) (31)
- 1985 - Matthew Johnson (One True Voice) (30)
- 1986 - Ashley Monroe (Pistol Annies) (29)
- 2005 - Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - Lung cancer (81)
- 1955 - Justin Tubb joined the Grand Ole Opry.
- 1962 - The BBC banned Monster Mash by Bobby Boris Pickett & the Crypt Kickers, saying it was offensive.
- 1973 - The BBC banned the song Star Star by the Rolling Stones from their Goat's Head Soup album.
- 1974 - The New York Dolls split.
- 1979 - Patti Smith announced to a crowd in Florence, Italy that she was retiring from live performances.
- 1980 - Peter Comita replaced Tom Peterson in Cheap Trick.
- 1990 - Will Smith's Fresh Prince of Bel-Air debuted.
- 1990 - The Las Vegas Hard Rock Cafe opened.
- 1995 - Kiss opened their Alive World Tour in Chattanooga, TN.
- 1996 - Randor Music sent a letter to Bob Dole asking him to stop using their song Soul Man in his campaign.
- 1996 - Wal-Mart banned Sheryl Crow's second album over the song Love is a Good Thing.
- 1998 - Gary Glitter is charged 51 counts of indecent photos of children and sexual assaults on girls under 16.
- 2002 - Ray Charles and Travis Tritt taped an edition of CMT Crossroads.
- 2006 - The Browns (The Three Bells) performed in their home state of Arkansas for the first time in forty years.
- 2007 - Girls Aloud broke the record in the U.K. for most consecutive top ten singles by a female act.
- 2007 - Kid Rock was accused of an assault on Tommy Lee, both ex's of actress Pamela Anderson, at the MTV Video Music Awards the previous night.
- 1992 - Slash (Guns N' Roses) and Renee Suran
- 2001 - Chris Cagle and Elizabeth Filer
- 2005 - Peter Andre and Katie Price
- 2005 - Jeff Beck and Sandra Cash
- 1964 - Good Morning Little Schoolgirl - Rod Stewart (first single)
- 1965 - Turn Turn Turn - Byrds
- 1967 - Guitar Man - Elvis Presley
- 1970 - Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson
- 1966 - Last Train to Clarksville - Monkees (single)
- 1975 - Alive - Kiss
- 1976 - Hard Rain - Bob Dylan
- 1980 - She's So Cold - Rolling Stones (single)
- 1991 - Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvanna (single)
- 1991 - Ropin' the Wind - Garth Brooks
- 1995 - Emmy Awards
- Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series - Cyndi Lauper (Mad About You)
- 1998 - MTV Video Music Awards
- Video of the Year, Female Video - Ray of Light - Madonna
- Male Video - Just the Two of Us - Will Smith
- Group Video - Everybody (Backstreet's Back) - Backstreet Boys
- New Artist - Torn - Natalie Imbruglia
- Rock Video - Pink - Aerosmith
- R&B Video - Gone Till November - Wyclef Jean
- Rap Video - Gettin' Jiggy Wit It - Will Smith
- Dance Video - Smack My Bitch Up - Prodigy
- Alternative Video - Good Riddance (Time of Your Life) - Green Day
- Video Vanguard Award - Beastie Boys
- 1966 - Ed Sullivan Show - Rolling Stones
- 2005 - MTV's ReAct Now: Music & Relief - Green Day, U2, Kelly Clarkson, Alicia Keys, Game, Good Charlotte, Nine Inch Nails, Kanye West and David Banner
Number Ones – U.S. Singles
- 1966 - You Can't Hurry Love - Supremes (2 weeks)
- 1983 - Maniac - Michael Sembello (2 weeks)
- 1988 - Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns N' Roses (2 weeks)
- 1966 - Revolver - Beatles (6 weeks)
- 1983 - Thriller - Michael Jackson (1 week (19 previous weeks at number 1))