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September 25, 1975

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On this day in 1975 Jackie Wilson was performing as part of Dick Clark’s Good Ole Rock ‘N Roll Revue in New Jersey, and while singing “My heart is [...]

December 13, 2012

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On this day in 2012, police busted a very strange murder plot targeting Justin Bieber. A team of three hit men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, had been making plans to stalk and [...]

November 13, 1974

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On this day in 1974, an imposter posing as Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore crashed a borrowed Porsche in Iowa City, IA, having already conned food and shelter from [...]

October 18, 1989

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On this day in 1989, in the middle of a gig opening for The Rolling Stones in LA, Axl Rose of Guns N’ Roses made this announcement on stage: “Unless certain [...]

October 14, 2011

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On this day in 2011, after 27 years of marriage, Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth announced they were divorcing. In February of 2015, Gordon released a memoir [...]

October 13, 2000

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On this day in 2000, Eddie Vedder, Ani DiFranco, Ben Harper and Patti Smith all took part in a Madison Square Garden rally for US presidential candidate Ralph Nader. George [...]

October 11, 2004

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On this day in 2004, the Vote for Change tour finished up in Washington, DC., with a concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, R.E.M., The Dave Matthews Band, Dixie [...]

October 8, 1990

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On this day in 1990, Eddie Vedder flew from his home in San Diego to Seattle, where he met his Pearl Jam bandmates for the first time. They immediately started a [...]

October 7, 1967

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On this day in 1967, promoter Sid Bernstein, who had helped promote The Beatles at their first two Shea Stadium concerts, offered one million dollars to the group, who was [...]

October 5, 1998

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On this day in 1998, the Supreme Court refused to throw out a suit charging that composer Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber plagiarized another artist’s work for his famous [...]
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