Today in History: August 2nd Music 02/08/2016 1/7 1957: The Official Elvis Presley Fan Club was started in the U.K. 2/7 1961: The Beatles began their famous gig as headliners at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, England. 3/7 1962: Robert Zimmerman legally changed his name to Bob Dylan. 4/7 1962: Aretha Franklin performed on American Bandstand. 5/7 1964: The Beatles returned to perform at Gaumont Cinema in Bournemouth, England. Advertisement 6/7 980: Emotional Rescue was the #1 album again for the Rolling Stones. Diana Ross entered the Top 10 with Diana. 7/7 2001: New Orleans International Airport was renamed Louis Armstrong Airport after the great trumpet player. Discover More Stories music news John Lennon's Imagine to celebrate 50th anniversary with special party John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s hit track ‘Imagine’ will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a special global party. Music After 39 years, ABBA is back! "ABBA is releasing an album this autumn." music news Mick Fleetwood broke down in tears after Peter Green’s Loving Gesture It wasn't about the music at all, it was an act that showed Mick how much Peter truly cared about him.