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September 27, 2007

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On this day in 2007, it was announced that the Beastie Boys were one of the nine nominees for the 2008 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions. In December 2011, they were [...]

September 22, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Rolling Stone Magazine featured only a single photo of Elvis Presley on the cover with no other text but  “ELVIS PRESLEY 1935-1977”. It [...]

August 5, 1962

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On this day in 1962, Marilyn Monroe was found dead in her bedroom from a drug overdose. Although she is probably most famous for her blonde bombshell image and her comedic [...]

June 28, 2016

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On this day in 2016, Elvis Presley’s original guitarist Scotty Moore dies at age 84. Moore, who played on rock classics like “Heartbreak Hotel” and [...]

December 6, 1988

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On this day in 1988, Roy Orbison died of heart attack. Orbison had begun an exhaustive schedule. His second chance at stardom had surprised him; he was quoted as saying, [...]

November 22, 1963

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On this day in 1963, President John F. Kennedy was shot and killed in Texas while riding in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza. His death impacted the entire world. Songs are [...]

November 18, 1972

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On this day in 1972, guitarist for the group Crazy Horse, Danny Whitten died from a lethal combination of Valium and alcohol which he was taking to try overcome a heroin [...]

October 12, 1997

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On this day in 1997, John Denver, an avid amateur pilot, was the victim of a fatal plane crash. The airplane he was flying had a fuel selection valve behind the pilot’s [...]

September 19, 2008

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On this day in 2008, Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker and DJ AM were seriously injured in a jet crash that killed four other people on board. The plane hurtled off the end of [...]

September 16, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Marc Bolan of T. Rex was killed in an auto mobile accident at age 29. Born Mark Feld, Bolan was well known for being an English singer-songwriter, [...]
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