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On this day in 1967 - The Beach Boys Carl Wilson is arrested

On this day in 1967 - The F.B.I. arrested The Beach Boys Carl Wilson on charges of avoiding the military draft and refusing to take the Oath of Allegiance. He was later released and joined…
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On this day in 1976 - Keith Moon tosses hotel room contents out of window

On this day in 1976 - The Who's drummer Keith Moon paid nine cab drivers to block-off both ends of a New York street so he could throw the contents of his hotel room out…
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Born on this day in 1945 - Tammi Terrell

Born on this day in 1945 - American recording artist Tammi Terrell who had a series of duets with singer Marvin Gaye. She had had hits with Marvin Gaye, and scored seven Top 40 singles…
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Born on this day in 1943 - Gary Wright

Born on this day in 1943 - American singer, songwriter Gary Wright who was a member of Spooky Tooth. He had the 1976 solo US No.2 single 'Dream Weaver'. The song was inspired by Autobiography…
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On this day in 1979 - The Police makes their BBC TV debut

On this day in 1979 - The Police made their debut on BBC TV's Top Of The Pops performing 'Roxanne'. The single was taken from their album Outlandos d'Amour. [embed]https://youtu.be/3T1c7GkzRQQ[/embed]
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This day in 1976 - The Beatles Nearly Reunite on SNL

This day in 1976 - Paul and Linda McCartney spent the evening with John Lennon at his New York Dakota apartment and watched Saturday Night Live on TV. Producer of the show Lorne Michaels made…
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Born on this day in 1936 - Roy Orbison

Born on this day in 1936 - American singer-songwriter Roy Orbison "the Big O" who had a 1964 UK & US No.1 single with ‘Pretty Woman’ plus over 20 US & 30 UK Top 40…
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Born on this day in 1950 - Peter Frampton

Born on this day in 1950 - British-American rock musician Peter Frampton who with The Herd, had the 1968 UK No.5 single 'I Don't Want Our Loving To Die', with Humble Pie, the 1969 UK…
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On this day in 1980 - Blondie hits No.1

On this day in 1980 - Blondie went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Call Me', featured in the Richard Gere movie 'American Gigolo', the track was also a No.1 in the UK. [embed]https://youtu.be/StKVS0eI85I[/embed]
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On this day in 1964 - The Beatles Appear on Comedy Show

On this day in 1964 - The Beatles appeared on the UK TV comedy program The Morecambe and Wise Show, playing ‘This Boy’, ‘All My Loving’, and ‘I Want to Hold Your Hand’ and also…
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