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Paul McCartney plays on the roof of the El Capitan Theatre

Paul McCartney took over Hollywood Boulevard for a 15-song set that followed his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. The former Beatle played a pair of songs for television on the roof of the El Capitan Theatre before heading downstairs to delight a crowd of 10,000 with Beatles selections and three songs from his forthcoming album New.

"Modern Family" first airs on ABC

The pilot of the Modern Family, written by Steven Levitan and Christopher Lloyd, premiered on ABC. The pilot introduces viewers to three sets of people who make up a single family. The episode is shot in a mockumentary style, with a cameraman following the characters around their everyday lives and interviewing them at various intervals.

"The Mentalist" first airs on CBS

The Mentalist is an American drama television series that ran from 2008, until 2015, broadcasting 151 episodes over seven seasons, on CBS. The show was created by Bruno Heller, who is also its executive producer. The show follows former "psychic" Patrick Jane, who is a consultant to the California Bureau of Investigation.

"Ghost Whisperer" first airs on CBS

Ghost Whisperer is an American supernatural TV series, which ran on CBS from 2005 to 2010. The series follows the life of Melinda Gordon, who has the ability to see and communicate with ghosts. While trying to live a normal life as possible, Melinda helps earthbound spirits resolve their problems and cross over into the light, or the spirit world.

Minogue starts a five-week run at #1 on the UK singles chart

"Can't Get You Out of My Head" is a song recorded by Australian singer Kylie Minogue for her eighth studio album, titled Fever, which she released in 2001. The song was released in Australia by Parlophone as the lead single from her album. It was released in 2001 in the United Kingdom. In the United States, the single was released in 2002.

"The Shawshank Redemption" debuts

The Shawshank Redemption is a 1994 American drama film written and directed by Frank Darabont, based on the 1982 Stephen King novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. It tells the story of banker Andy Dufresne, who is sentenced to life in Shawshank State Penitentiary for the murder of his wife and her lover, despite his claims of innocence.

Bob Marley plays what would be his last concert

The Uprising Tour was a concert tour organized to support the album Uprising by Bob Marley and the Wailers. It was Marley's last tour and the biggest music tour of Europe in that year. The tour started at the Hallenstadion in Zürich, Switzerland, and ended at the Stanley Theater in Pittsburgh, which was Marley's last concert.

David Bowie releases "Heroes" as a single

"Heroes" is a song recorded by the English musician David Bowie. It was co-written by Bowie and Brian Eno, produced by Bowie and Tony Visconti, recorded and released in 1977. A product of Bowie's "Berlin" period, the track was not a huge hit in the UK or US after its release, but it has since become one of Bowie's signature songs.

BBC launches the first teletext service ever

The system was called Ceefax. Teletext is a service for sending pages of text and simple geometric shapes on television screen. It can be used for news, weather forecast, TV schedules etc. The teletext broadcast has numbered pages. The user can browse them by changing page number with the TV control. Teletext proved to be a reliable text news service, especially during crisis, like September 2001 attacks.

Mac Davis earns one of the 70s' most head-scratching #1 hits

"Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me" is a hit song by country and pop singer-songwriter Mac Davis. From his breakthrough album of the same name, the song reached number one on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Easy Listening charts in 1972, spending three weeks atop each chart. Billboard ranked it as the No. 8 song of 1972.

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid premieres

Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid is a 1969 American Western film directed by George Roy Hill and written by William Goldman. Based loosely on fact, the film tells the story of Wild West outlaws Robert LeRoy Parker, known as Butch Cassidy, and his partner Harry Longabaugh, the "Sundance Kid".

The Walker Brothers are at #1 on the UK singles chart

"Make It Easy on Yourself" is a popular song written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David which was first a hit for Jerry Butler in 1962. The best-known version is the 1965 recording by the Walker Brothers for whom it was a #1 the UK hit. Dionne Warwick, who made a demo of this song in early 1962, later had a hit with the song in 1970.

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