The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.
1988: The U2 album "Rattle and Hum" is released. The album, which features the singles "Desire," "Angel of Harlem," "When Love Comes to Town" and "All I Want Is You," would hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart, remaining at the top spot for six weeks, and reach No. 1 on the U.K. and Australian charts.