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July 18, 1988

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On this day in 1988, Nico (born Christa Päffgen) of The Velvet Underground died while on holiday in Ibiza, off the coast of Valencia. While bike riding with her son Ari, [...]

July 16, 1981

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On this day in 1981, Harry Chapin died in a motor accident after being struck by a truck. Chapin was an American musician who was best known for his song, ‘Cat’s [...]

June 30, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Madonna’s album “True Blue” was released! Recorded between December of 1985 to April 1986 at Studio Channel Recording Studios in Los [...]

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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 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 [...]

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 [...]
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