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1957 - His biggest hit to date, Chuck Berry released “School Days” on Chess Records. The song went on to peak at No. 3.
1974 - Queen kicked off their first headlining tour of the UK in Blackpool.
1977 - Bob Dylan’s wife Sara filed for divorce in Santa Monica, California.
1980 - Patti Smith married the former MC5 guitarist Fred “Sonic” Smith in Detroit, Michigan.
1995 - At a tour stop in Lausanne, Switzerland, R.E.M. drummer Bill Berry collapsed onstage due to a brain aneurysm. The aneurysm caused him to quit the band that summer.
1995 - Bruce Springsteen picked up four Grammys for his song, “Streets of Philadelphia,” from the soundtrack to the Tom Hanks film, ‘Philadelphia’.
1943 Jerry Fisher of Blood Sweat and Tears
1944 Roger Daltrey of The Who
1944 Mike D'Abo of Manfred Mann
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