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Cecil B.DeMille was born in 1881
Wilt Chamberlain-1936
Buck Owens-1939
Sam Andrew-1941
Mark Knopfler-1949

Fleetwood Mac made their first appearance in 1967 (England)
Janis Joplin's final concert was in 1970 at Harvard.
The first space shuttle was tested-1977
In 1978 "Badlands" by Bruce Springsteen hit the charts.
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August 13:

Annie Oakley born in 1860
Alfred Hitchcock-1899
Fidel Castro-1927
Tony Santini-1948
Dan Fogelberg-1951

King Curtis died in 1971


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August 14th:

Largest blackout ever in north east US, Ontario and Quebec.....2003
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Buddy Greco born in 1926

Dash Crofts-1938

David Crosby-1941

Tim Bogert-1944

Susan St.James-1946

Big Bill Broonzy died in 1958
Gladys Presley-1958

Japan surrendered to Mac Arthur ending WWII in the Pacific-1945
Hang on Sloopy by The McCoys hit the charts-1965
The Family Dog closed-1970
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This thread is quite interesting.

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Sir Walter Scott born in 1771
Napoleon Bonaparte-1769
Lawrence of Arabia-1888
Julia Child-1912
Bobby Helms-1933
Peter York-1942
Tommy Aldridge-1950

Thomas Edison made the first recording "Mary Had A Little Lamb" -1877
Panama Canal opened-1914
Elvis Presley and Colonel Parker signed a management deal.Their handshake agreement is a myth-1955
Woodstock Music and Arts Fair opened on Max Yasgur's farm for 3 days of peace and music-1969
Bob Dylan released "Slow Train Coming" in 1979
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August 15th:

The Beatles rocked NY's Shea Stadium before 55,000 fans ......1965, yes 50 years ago.
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The Beatles rocked NY's Shea Stadium before 55,000 fans ......1965, yes 50 years ago.
It seems like yesterday when the Fab 4 arrived at Shea . I told everyone that they were a fluke and would not be heard of a year later .
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August 16:

George Meany born in 1894
Fess Parker-1927
Robert Culp-1930
Eydie Gorme -1931
Chris Curtis-1941
Kevin Ayers-1945
Gary Loizzo-1945
Madonna Louise Ciccone-1959

Elvis Presley died in 1977

Robert Fulton invented the steamboat in 1807
Peter Best was fired from the Beatles and replaced by Ringo Starr-1962
The Ramones premiered at CBGB in NYC-1974
Robert Plant and his wife nearly died in a car crash in Greece in 1975
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Sib Hashian was born in 1949

Belinda Carlisle-1958

Paul Williams (The Temptations) died in 1973

Joan Baez introduced Bob Dylan to 14,000 people at Forest Hills in 1963.
Woodstock Festival ended -1969.
John Phillips was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine-1980
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Robert Redford was born in 1937
Carl Wayne-1944
Nona Hendryx-1945
Dennis Elliott-1950

Mick Jagger was accidentally shot on the set of Ned Kelly-1969
Nick Lowe and Carlene Carter were married-1979
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August 19
------------------Orville Wright was born in 1871
Ginger Baker -1939
Johnny Nash-1940
Billy J.Kramer-1943
Ian Gillian-1945
John Deacon-1951
Jason Starkey-1967
Groucho Marx died in1977

The second USA tour by The Beatles started in The Cow Palace in San Francisco in 1964
"Who Are You",the last LP featuring Keith Moon-1978

***All of the data on this thread is from On This Day In Rock n Roll by Sean Brickell and Rich Rothschild

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Jim Reeves was born in 1924
Jacqueline Susann-1926
Jim Pankow-1947
Robert Plant-1948
Phil Lynott-1951

George Jackson died in 1970

Rock Around The Clock reached #1 in 1955
John and Yoko began recording Double Fantasy in 1980,John's last LP
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Count Basie was born in 1904
Kenny Rogers-1938
Jackie DeShannon-1944
Joe Strummer-1952

Linda Ronstadt opened on Broadway in Pirates of Penzance in 1980
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John Lee Hooker was born in 1917
Bob Flannigan-1926
Dale Hawkins-1938
Fred Milano-1939
Donna Godchaux-1947
Ian Mitchell-1958

Handel began working on "Messiah" in 1741
BBC-TV began regular transmissions-1936
Foreigner 4 was released in 1982
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Gene Kelly was born in 1912
Rudy Lewis-1936
Keith Moon-1947

John Lennon married Cynthia Powell in 1962
The Beatles released "She Loves You" in 1963
Help,the Beatles second movie was released in 1965

Lou Reed and Velvet Underground played their last gig together-1970
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Cardinal Cushing was born in 1895
William Winfield-1929
David Friedberg-1938
Ernie Wright-1939
John Cipollina-1943
Jim Capaldi-1944
Ken Hensley-1945
Dave Hlubek-1951

Mt.Vesuvius erupted in A.D.79

Dolly Madison saved George Washington's portrait from the White House as the British set it afire-1814
Captain Webb was the first to swim the English Channel-1875
The Rolling Stones met Allen Klein for the first time in 1965
"In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by Iron Butterfly hit the charts in 1968
Billboard designated WNEW-FM the Greatest Radio Station in the World award-1975
Mark Chapman the assassin of John Lennon was sentenced to 20 years to life in prison-1982
Vince Van Patten and Mike Reno are victorious at the first Music and Tennis festival-1982
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August 25:

Ivan The Terrible was born in 1530
Ruby Keeler-1910
Leonard Bernstein-1918
George Wallace-1919
Sean Connery-1930
Wayne Shorter-1933
Gene Simmons-1949
Elvis Costell0-1954

Stan Kenton died in 1979

"Sherry",The Four Seasons first hit was released in 1962
"Care" by Gary Numan was released-1979
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Willie Rush was born in 1952

Lee Hays died in 1981

Women won the right to vote-1920
The third Isle of Wight Pop Festival-1970
"Ca Plan Pour Moi" by Plastic Bertrand was released-1978
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Sam Goldwyn was born in 1882
Lyndon B.Johnson-1908
Lester Young-1909
Martha Raye-1916
Phil Shulmon-1937
Simon Kirke-1949
Willie "Mink" DeVille-1950
Glen Matlock-1956
Alex Lifeson-1953

Brian Epstein died -1967

"Highway 61 Revisited" Bob Dylan's first rock LP was released in 1965
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Leo Tolstoy was born in 1828
Charles Boyer-1899
Dan Serephine-1948
Mary McCartney-1969

Martin Luther King delivered the "I Have A Dream" speech-1963

The Rolling Stones announced a management deal with Allen Klein -1965
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August 29:

Ingrid Bergman was born in 1915
Charlie"Bird" Parker-1920
Dinah Washington-1926
Elliot Gould-1938
Michael Jackson-1958

George Harrison joined The Quarrymen,a band already including John Lennon and Paul McCartney-1958
"Oh Pretty Woman" by Roy Orbison hit the charts-1964
The Beatles played their final concert,although nobody knew it at the time-1966
The final episode of The Fugitive" aired-1967
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