In 1989, a judge in Dublin, Ireland, decided not to convict U2 bassist Adam Clayton of marijuana possession, even though he admitted to the crime. Clayton agreed to contribute money to a women’s center in Dublin.
In 1995, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened in Cleveland.
In 1998, David Bowie premiered Bowienet, his own internet service provider. It closed in 2006.
In 2002, actors Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Junior were married in Mexico.
Today’s Birthdays: Comedian-actor Lily Tomlin is 84. Actor Don Stroud is 80. Singer Archie Bell of Archie Bell and the Drells is 79. Singer Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees is 77. Drummer Greg Errico of Sly and the Family Stone is 75. Talk show host Dr. Phil is 73. Singer Gloria Estefan is 66. Jazz saxophonist Boney James is 62. Singer-guitarist Grant Lee Phillips (“Gilmore Girls”) is 60. Country singer-songwriter Charlie Robison is 59. DJ Spigg Nice of Lost Boyz is 53. Actor Ricardo Antonio Chavira (“Desperate Housewives”) is 52. Actor Maury Sterling (“Homeland”) is 52. Actor Scott Speedman (“Felicity”) is 48. Singer Angaleena (anj-ah-LEE’-nah) Presley of Pistol Annies is 47. Actor Boyd Holbrook (“Narcos”) is 42. Actor Zoe Lister-Jones (“Life in Pieces,” ″New Girl”) is 41. Guitarist Joe Trohman of Fall Out Boy is 39. Actor Aisling (ASH’-ling) Loftus (“Mr. Selfridge”) is 33.