August 30th was a busy date in music history.
1989 – Billy Joel fired his manager Frank Weber who had (allegedly) embezzled $90 million from Billy’s savings. Weber was the brother of Elizabeth Weber Small, Joel’s ex-wife and former business manager.
1988 – Bruce Springsteen’s wife, Julianne Phillips filed for divorce. This occurred shortly after tabloids had published pictures of The Boss and back-up singer, Patti Scialfa enjoying each other’s company. Two years later, Bruce and Patti were married.
1984 – At an auction in London, assorted Beatles memorabilia sold for more than $271,000.