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This Day In Rock 1/3/12

2004 - The Mars rover Spirit sends back images, which show a flat, but rocky surface.
 
2000- Charles M. Schulz's final original daily Peanuts strip appears in newspapers.
 
1995 - The World Health Organization reports that the cumulative total of reported cases of AIDS in 192 countries reached 1,025,073 at the end of 1994.
 
1995- The Postal Service raises the price of a first-class stamp to 32 cents.
 
1982- In one day at home in New Jersey with a Teac Tascam, Bruce Springsteen records an album's worth of demos that are eventually released as Nebraska.
 
1981 - David Bowie ends his Broadway theatrical run in The Elephant Man.
 
1974 - Bob Dylan and The Band launch their 39-date Planet Waves reunion tour in Chicago. Each night, both acts play solo sets and a joint set.
 
1972- Don McLean gets a gold record for "American Pie."
 
1967 - Carl Wilson of The Beach Boys refuses to report for his military induction, beginning a five-year battle that would end with him being acquitted on draft evasion charges.
 
1966- The Beatles do "Day Tripper" and "We Can Work It Out" in a Hullabaloo segment taped in London.
 
1964 - Doctor Martin Luther King Junior appears on the cover of Time, hailed as the magazine's Man of the Year.
 
1964 - A month before they fly over to do The Ed Sullivan Show in person, The Beatles appear on American T-V for the first time, as The Jack Paar Show airs a B-B-C clip of them performing "She Loves You."
 
1959 - Alaska becomes the 49th state.
 
1956 - Wilt Chamberlain scores 52 points in his college basketball debut.
 
1955 - Roger Bannister (who ran the first under-four-minute mile) is named the first Sportsman of the Year by Sports Illustrated magazine.
 
1947 - Congressional proceedings are televised for the first time. Viewers in Washington, Philadelphia and New York City see some of the opening ceremonies of the 80th Congress.
 
1938- The March of Dimes is established by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt to fight polio.
 
1871 - Henry W. Bradley patents oleomargarine.


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Locations : AlaskaChicagoLondonNebraskaNew JerseyNew York CityPhiladelphiaWashington
People : Bob DylanBruce SpringsteenCarl WilsonCharles M. SchulzDavid BowieDon McLeanFranklin Delano RooseveltHenry W. BradleyMartin Luther KingRoger BannisterWilt Chamberlain




 
01/03/2013 3:47PM
This Day In Rock 1/3/12
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