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June 26, 1996

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On this day in 1996, Sammy Hagar was replaced as Van Halen’s vocalist. Coincidentally, Hagar was replaced by the vocalist he himself had replaced 11 years earlier: [...]

June 25, 2004

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On this day in 2004, Eric Clapton raised close to $7.5 million for a drug addiction center he set up in the Caribbean. The items that were sold were the “Blackie” [...]

June 24, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Robert Altman’s film McCabe & Mrs. Miller was released to theaters. Altman was a fan of Leonard Cohen’s work, and the soundtrack for [...]

June 23, 1990

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On this day in 1990, actor Gary Busey purchased one of Buddy Holly’s guitars at an auction for $240,000. The guitar came complete with a tooled leather case that was [...]

June 22, 1981

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On this day in 1981, Mark David Chapman plead guilty to the murder of John Lennon. Chapman killed the former Beatle six months earlier and was sentenced to 20 years-to-life [...]

June 21, 1958

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On this day in 1958, Bobby Darin’s, ‘Splish Splash’ was released. Recorded at Atlantic studios in New York with Ahmet Ertegun as producer, ‘Splish [...]

June 20, 1942

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On this day in 1942, Brian Douglas Wilson of The Beach Boys was born to Audree Neva and Murry Wilson at Centinela Hospital in Inglewood, California. He is the eldest of three [...]

June 19, 2004

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On this day in 2004, David Bowie had a lollipop thrown at him on stage by an audience member while he was in the middle of performing in Oslo, Norway. The lollipop wedged [...]

June 10, 2010

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On this day in 2010, Slash was performing at Milan’s PalaSharp Arena to promoting his solo record, Slash. While playing the Guns N’ Roses song ‘Sweet Child [...]

June 9, 1992

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On this day in 1992, Pantera opened for Skid Row at the C.N.E Coliseum in Toronto, Canada. Their set consisted of seven songs, including, “Fucking Hostile,”This [...]
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