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August 17, 1991

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On this day in 1991, Nirvana filmed the music video for ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’. The video was directed by Samuel Bayer and filmed on a sound stage in Culver City, [...]

August 16, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Elvis Presley was found dead at his home in Graceland, the King died as a result of an overdose from prescription [...]

August 11, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Johnny Cash appeared on The Muppet Show. Cash performed a duet of his hit ‘Jackson’ with Miss Piggy and upset Rowlf the dog with his song [...]

August 7, 2005

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On this day in 2005, the Showtime cable TV original series Weeds debuted. The series, about a drug-dealing suburban mom, is notable for using the song “Little [...]

August 6, 1973

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On this day in 1973, a car accident left Stevie Wonder with just two senses, as he temporarily lost smell and taste after the vehicle he is the passenger in drove into the [...]

August 3, 2010

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On this day in 2010, Madonna launched her “Material Girl” line of clothing, shoes, jewelry and handbags at Macy’s. The line is aimed at teenage girls and is [...]

July 14, 1982

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On this day in 1982, Pink Floyd’s The Wall was released in theaters. The screenplay was written by Roger Waters and is based on the concept of the group’s 1979 record [...]

June 5, 1969

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On this day in 1969, The Doors’ concert documentary Feast Of Friends had its world premiere at the Cinematheque 16 in Hollywood, [...]

May 29, 1971

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On this day in 1971, 36 Grateful Dead fans were treated at a hospital after attending the group’s concert at San Fransisco’s Winterland Ballroom where someone had [...]

May 27, 1987

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On this day in 1987, U2’s concert at the Flaminio Stadio in Rome set off earthquake alarms as a result of the noise level. The group’s music rumbled through the [...]
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