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November 22nd, 1986 – The Human League goes to No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Human.’ It would become their second, million-selling number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 (after “Don’t You Want Me”) and was their second cha…
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August 23rd, 1967 - While celebrating a wild birthday party at a Holiday Inn, The Who’s drummer Keith Moon accidentally drives a car into the hotel swimming pool. Moon was attempting to avoid having to talk to police
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May 31st, 1968 - Working on what will become The White album, Yoko Ono attends her first session with The Beatles. Adding overdubs of bass and vocals on ‘Revolution’, and the final six minutes of the song evolving into chaotic jamming with John Lennon repeatedly shouting &ldqu…
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December 14th, 1998 - Billy Preston pleads guilty to insurance fraud in a LA court and agrees to testify against six others who allegedly participated in similar acts. Allegedly, Preston was part of a group who staged car crashes, thefts, and fires for a total of 18 fraudulent insurance claims...
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November 23rd, 1975 - Queen starts a 9 week run at No.1 in the UK with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’ The promotional video for this song is generally acknowledged as being the first pop video ever. When they first decided to release the 5min and 55sec single, various record execs sugges…
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November 16th, 1974 - John Lennon hits No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Whatever Gets You Through The Night.’ Elton John played on the session and had made a deal with Lennon that they would have to play live together if the song ever reached No...
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August 17th, 1998 - Carlos Santana receives his star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame after more then 30 years of playing and recording. It may have been his recent return into the spotlight, showcasing his guitar chops paired with vocals from several of the current pop music icons...
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December 15th, 1956 - A phrase is born when Elvis Presley gave his final performance on a live radio program in Louisiana. At the end of the show, the DJ uttered the now legendary phrase "Elvis has left the building."  Presley had made 50 appearances on that particular radio s…
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November 23rd, 1974 -  Billy Swan becomes a one hit wonder with the start of his two week run at No. 1 with 'I Can Help'. The song was also a hit in Australia and Europe, and  was shockingly successful in Norway, where it charted for 37 weeks

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