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1940 Country/Rockabilly singer Rod Bernard is born in Opelousas, Louisiana.

1929 Country singer-songwriter Buck Owens is born Alvis Edgar Owens Jr. in Sherman, Texas.

1927 Porter Wagoner is born in West Plains, Missouri. He becomes famous as a country singer and host of The Porter Wagoner Show, where he introduces Dolly Parton.

1926 R&B singer-songwriter Joe Jones is born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Known for the 1960 hit "You Talk Too Much."

1913 The Irving Berlin song "That International Rag" is copyrighted.

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Woodstock: The Sequel

1994

Woodstock 2 - officially "Woodstock '94" - begins in Saugerties, New York, with Sheryl Crow, Todd Rundgren and Violent Femmes performing. The festival is a success, drawing a crowd of about 350,000.

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