Forbes.com revealed that Kurt Cobain had overtaken Elvis Presley as the highest earning dead celebrity. Cobain's work earned $50m (Â£27m) in the 12 months to October 2006, compared with Presley's $42m (Â£22m). Former Beatle John Lennon earned $35m (Â£19m).
Rolling Stone Keith Richards was fined Â£205 after admitting having cannabis, Chinese heroin, mandrax tablets and a revolver at his Chelsea home in the UK. Later in the evening, Keith and Anita Pallenberg accidentally set fire to their London hotel bedroom.
On the first day of their first foreign tour, The Beatles spent the day in Stockholm, Sweden, recording a performance for a radio program entitled "The Beatles popgrupp fran Liverpool pa besok i Stockholm", (The Beatles pop group from Liverpool visiting Stockholm). The Beatles, enthused by the chance to play before an audience that wasn't screaming, played seven songs, I Saw Her Standing There, From Me to You Money, You Really Got a Hold On Me, She Loves You, Roll Over Beethoven and Twist and Shout.