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August 5, 1983

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On this day in 1983, David Crosby of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young was sentenced to five years in jail in a Texas court for cocaine and firearms offenses. Crosby had [...]

January 25, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Paul McCartney was released from custody and deported from Japan after spending nine days in a Tokyo jail. McCartney’s arrival at Tokyo’s [...]

December 1, 1959

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On this day in 1959, Chuck Berry met a young girl named Janice Escalante in Juarez, Mexico while his band had a show in El Paso. Berry invited her on the tour and took her [...]

August 28, 1960

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On this day in 1960, a 17-year-old Barry White completed his four-month stint in prison for stealing 300 tires worth $40,000 from a Cadillac dealership. While serving his [...]

April 29, 1995

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On this day in 1995, Tupac Shakur married long time girlfriend Keisha Morris while inside the Clinton Correctional Facility.  Shakur was serving a four-and-a-half-year jail [...]

April 1, 1995

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On this day in 1995, Tupac Shakur was in jail (serving time for sexual assault), but his third album Me Against the World hit No.1, where it will stay for four weeks.     [...]

October 4, 1965

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On this day in 1965, Johnny Cash was stopped by U.S. Customs at the Mexican border. They suspected Cash was smuggling heroin but when officers searched him, they found more [...]

October 3, 1978

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On this day in 1978, Aerosmith performed a show in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Police started to arrest fans in the crowd for smoking marijuana. This prompted Steven Tyler to curse [...]

October 3, 1978

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Today in 1978, Aerosmith posted bail for 30 people who were arrested for smoking pot at the band’s concert in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The concert was part of the [...]
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