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1970 Chicago release "25 or 6 to 4" from Chicago II.

1969 The Guess Who's "These Eyes" is certified gold.

1969 The Hollies record "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother."

1969 Sly & the Family Stone record "Hot Fun in the Summertime."

1968 Rapper Candell "Candyman" Manson is born in Los Angeles, California.

1961 Elvis Presley records "Little Sister" at RCA Studio B in Nashville.

1954 David Paich (keyboardist for Toto) is born in Los Angeles, California.

1952 Tim Finn (of Crowded House) is born in Te Awamutu, New Zealand. He forms the Finn Brothers with Crowded House bandmate and brother Neil Finn.

1946 Rock multi-instrumentalist Ian McDonald (of Foreigner, King Crimson) is born in Osterley, Middlesex, England.

1946 Allen Lanier (keyboardist, rhythm guitarist for Blue Öyster Cult) is born in Long Island, New York.

1942 Jazz musician Joe Chambers is born near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

1937 Eddie Floyd is born in Montgomery, Alabama, and will grow up in Detroit, Michigan. Known for writing and performing the 1966 hit "Knock On Wood."

1860 The composer Gustave Charpentier is born at Dieuze, France.

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Michael Jackson Dies

2009

Fifty-year-old Michael Jackson is found dead in the Los Angeles mansion he is renting. The shocking news spreads quickly through social media outlets, and Jackson is the subject of numerous tributes over the next few weeks.

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