Today in history: August 15th Music 15/08/2016 1/12 1960: "It's Now Or Never" became Elvis Presley's 14th #1 song in just four years. 2/12 1962: Pete Best, drummer of the Beatles, played his last performance, the second of two shows with the group at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. He was told by manager Brian Epstein that he was being dismissed from the group the following morning. 3/12 1964: "Baby I Need Your Loving" debuted on the chart. 4/12 1964: Dean Martin took over at #1 with "Everybody Loves Somebody". 5/12 1965: The Beatles set an attendance record for the largest audience ever for a concert, as they played before 56,000 at Shea Stadium in New York City. Mick Jagger and Keith Richard of the Rolling Stones were in the audience. Brenda Holloway, the King Curtis Band, the Young Rascals and Sounds Incorporated opened for them. The Beatles were paid $160,000 for the show. Advertisement 6/12 1966: Bobby Darin began recording "If I Were A Carpenter" at Gold Star Studio in Los Angeles. 7/12 1972: Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla signed a Marital Termination Agreement. 8/12 1980: The George Harrison book I Me Mine went on sale at bookstores. The book is a collection of lyrics and also includes Harrison's religious views. 9/12 1981: Stevie Wonder, Grover Washington, Jr. and Evelyn "Champagne" King performed at the Black Family Fair at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. 10/12 1981: Kenny Rogers placed "I Don't Need You" at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Advertisement 11/12 1981: Diana Ross & Lionel Richie moved to #1 with "Endless Love". 12/12 1987: Keith Richards began recording his first solo album Talk Is Cheap at Le Studio in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.