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1974 Gary Wright leaves Spooky Tooth to launch a solo career.

1970 Cat Stevens releases his fourth album, Tea For The Tillerman. It's his breakthrough in the US, where "Wild World" becomes his first hit.

1968 The Cowsills: A Family Thing special airs on NBC-TV.

1968 Promoting their avante-garde album Two Virgins, famous for the cover photo of the couple naked, John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on the cover of Rolling Stone, again nude.More

1966 Charlie Grover (second drummer for Sponge) is born.

1966 Ken Block (lead singer of Sister Hazel) is born in Gainesville, Florida.

1963 On the BBC program That Was The Week That Was, Millicent Martin performs "In The Summer Of His Years," which was written in haste after the assassination of John F. Kennedy.

1963 "Walk In The Room"/"Till You'll Say You'll Be Mine" is released by Jackie DeShannon; the A-side is later covered by numerous artists.

1960 Elvis Presley's first post-Army film, G.I. Blues, is officially released.

1954 Bruce Hornsby is born in Williamsburg, Virginia.

1940 Freddie Marsden (drummer for Gerry and the Pacemakers) is born in Toxteth, Liverpool, England.

1939 Betty Everett ("The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)") is born in Greenwood, Mississippi.

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2008

Fourteen years after Axl Rose started working on it, the Guns N' Roses album Chinese Democracy is released.

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