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.