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This Day In Rock 1/28/13

2007 - Fans stay away from the N-H-L All-Star Game, which draws fewer than 700-thousand viewers on the cable outlet Versus -- a 76-percent decline from its previous contest in 2004, which was shown on A-B-C.
2002 - In his first State of the Union address, President Bush focuses on Iran, Iraq and North Korea. He charges that the three nations constitute "an axis of evil."
1996 - Cats becomes the longest-running show in Broadway history.
1995- The San Francisco 49ers become the first team in National Football League history to win five Super Bowl titles. The 49ers defeat the San Diego Chargers 49-26.
1992 - Legendary blues songwriter and bassist Willie Dixon dies. Among his best-known songs are "You Shook Me," "Back Door Man" and "Little Red Rooster."
1983 - When their single "Down Under" goes to number-one in the U-K, Australia's Men at Work become the first act to simultaneously top both the U-S and U-K album and singles charts since Rod Stewart did it in 1971.
1975- Elton John gets a gold record for his remake of "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds."
1974 - Todd Rundgren produces Grand Funk's chart-topping remake of "The Loco-Motion."
1972 - Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones join Chuck Berry for three songs during the rock pioneer's show at the Hollywood Palladium.
1970 - Joni Mitchell sings her composition "Woodstock" on A-B-C's This Is Tom Jones.
1970- Johnny Cash's Hello, I'm Johnny Cash album goes gold.
1967- The Jimi Hendrix Experience and The Who share a bill at London's Saville Theater.
1964 - Two Lennon-McCartney songs, "Do You Want to Know a Secret" and "Bad to Me," make up the first U-S single release by Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas.
1958 - Paul Newman marries Joanne Woodward in Las Vegas.
1936- The first members of baseball's Hall of Fame, including Ty Cobb and Babe Ruth, are named in Cooperstown, New York.
1900- The American Baseball League is organized in Philadelphia. It consists of eight teams.

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People : Billy J. KramerBushChuck BerryElton JohnJoanne WoodwardJohnny CashJoni MitchellKeith RichardsMick JaggerPaul NewmanRod StewartTodd RundgrenWillie Dixon

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