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This Day in History

Event of the Day:  1982: The largest political rally in US history took place when about 750,000 people went to New York's Central Park for the Rally for Nuclear Disarmament, which featured performances by Bruce SpringsteenJackson BrowneJames TaylorLinda Ronstadt

Birthdays Bun E. Carlos (Cheap Trick),  Bardi Martin (Candlebox)
Deaths None
Rock & Roll 1969   Mick Taylor is introduced to the media as the new guitarist of The Rolling Stones. He replaces Brian Jones.
Concerts 2009   At the Bonnaroo festival, Beastie Boys play together for the last time.
Recordings 1973   Grand Funk, We're An American Band 
Releases 1972   John Lennon and Yoko Ono, Some Time In New York City
Miscellaneous   1966   Steven Tallarico is arrested  after buying pot from an undercover cop and is charged with drug possession. He is given a year's probation and labelled a "Youthful Offender," which later keeps him from getting drafted. Tallarico later becomes Steven Tyler and forms Aerosmith.