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1929 McKinney's Cotton Pickers, an African American jazz band from Detroit, record the instrumental "Plain Dirt" in New York City.

1911 Cowboy singer and film star Roy Rogers is born Leonard Franklin Slye in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Beach Boys Land First #1 In 22 Years With "Kokomo"

1988

The Beach Boys, who haven't had a #1 hit since "Good Vibrations" in 1966, top the charts with the Brian Wilson-less "Kokomo," used in the movie Cocktail. It's the longest gap between #1 hits for any artist.

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