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May 23, 1979

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On this day in 1979, Tom Petty filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a legal maneuver to protect him from MCA, which had acquired his record company. A deal is [...]

April 9, 1970

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On this day in 1970, Paul McCartney quit The Beatles, which ended the group. The band members were are all working on solo projects at the time and as Paul McCartney states [...]

January 14, 2014

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On this day in 2014, Police in Los Angeles investigated an alleged battery incident involving rapper Kanye West after West punched a man who had targeted racist comments at [...]

January 13, 1986

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On this day in 1986, Sex Pistols members John Lydon (aka Johnny Rotten), Steve Jones and Paul Cook, as well as the mother of Sid Vicious, sued their former manager Malcolm [...]

January 12, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album (aka Led Zeppelin I) was released in America. Recorded at Olympic Studios in Barnes, London, the album took [...]

January 10, 1984

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On this day in 1984, Cyndi Lauper became the first female recording artist since Bobbie Gentry in 1967 to be nominated for five Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, Best New [...]

January 9, 2003

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On this day in 2003, a grand piano once owned by Elvis Presley was sold for $685,000. Music producer Robert Johnson and partner Larry Moss sold the piano to the chairman of [...]

January 8, 1959

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On this day in 1959, Paul Hester, drummer of New Zealand’s Crowded House was born. Hester died on March 26th, 2005, aged [...]

January 7, 2006

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On this day in 2006, Pink married motocross racer Carey Hart on a beach in Costa Rica. Pink proposed to Hart during one of his races in Mammoth Lakes, California, by holding [...]

January 6, 2005

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On this day in 2005, US CD sales rose for the first time in four years. The CD format accounted for 98% of the 666 million albums sold, according to research company Nielsen [...]
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