Laurel and Hardy team up, a human heart is transplanted for the first time, an assassin targets Bob Marley, and the first text message is sent via phone, all on this day.
1966: The Monkees, already stars thanks to their TV show, play their first concert. About 8,000 screaming fans showed up for the performance in Honolulu, Hawaii, confirming their status as real-life superstars.
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