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May 15, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Pink Floyd perform the “Garden Party” concert at Crystal Palace Park in London. A large pond in front of the stage becomes an aquatic [...]

March 28, 1973

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On this day in 1973, Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon hit No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200. This was the band’s first No. 1 on U.S. charts, their prior albums [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

January 24, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Pink Floyd advertised their upcoming four-city world tour to promote their album The Wall with a special billboard on Los Angeles’ Sunset Strip [...]

October 29, 1991

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On this day in 1991, three members of the group Pink Floyd were injured during an auto race in Mexico when their car rolled 230 feet down an embankment near San Luis Potosi. [...]

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 [...]

April 30, 2008

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On this day in 2008, during the Coachella festival, Roger Water’s giant inflatable pig escaped! It roamed the countryside, floating above the Battersea Power Station [...]

April 18, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Another Brick in the Wall (part II) became Pink Floyd’s only No.1 single in the US. It would remain on the charts for four [...]

March 26, 1980

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On this day in 1980, Pink Floyd’s album The Wall broke the record for longest charting pop album, held at the time by Carole King’s [...]
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