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June 5, 1968

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On this day in 1968, Senator Robert Kennedy was shot three times while exiting through a kitchen at The Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, where he had just delivered a speech [...]

June 4, 1993

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On this day in 1993, Kurt Cobain was arrested after Seattle Police responded to a domestic dispute at the home Cobain shared with wife Courtney Love. Cobain claimed that [...]

June 3, 1970

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  On this day in 1970, The Kinks lead singer Ray Davies flew all the way from his home in London to New York, so he could re-record a single line from the band’s [...]

June 2, 1989

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On this day in 1989, Rolling Stone Bill Wyman (aged 52 at the time) secretly married 19-year-old Mandy Smith – a marriage that would last 17 months. Wyman’s [...]

June 1, 1926

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On this day in 1926, Norma Jeane Mortenson-Baker was born. We would all soon know her for her sexy walk and her sweet voice, and her new title as Miss Marilyn Monroe! Monroe [...]

May 31, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army for three years. Hendrix was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as a member of the Screaming Eagles fighting squad. [...]

May 30, 1987

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On this day in 1987, The Los Angeles Times reported that Michael Jackson had offered $50,000 for the bones of John Merrick, known as “The Elephant Man,” who had [...]

May 29, 1997

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On this day in 1997, Jeffrey Scott Buckley drowned in Wolf River Harbor, a stream off the Mississippi River. As evening approached, Buckley went for a swim while still [...]

May 28, 1957

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On this day in 1957, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) was established. They would become known for their Grammy Awards, which started in [...]

May 23, 1966

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On this day in 1966, The Doors played their first show. The gig was at The Whisky A-Go-Go in West Hollywood. They would become the house band at the infamous venue for a [...]
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