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This Day In Rock 10/22/12

Jeff Goldblum - 60 years old - Actor (Jurassic Park, The Fly, The Big Chill, Indpendence Day)

Leslie West - 67 years old - Mountain/ex-West, Bruce and Laing/ex-Vagrants singer-guitarist.

Tony Roberts - 73 years old - Actor (Annie Hall, Play It Again Sam, A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy)

2003- The Senate votes 97-0 to outlaw spam. Advertising messages are required to indicate they are such and senders of bulk E-mails are required to include a return address.
2002- Santana releases the follow-up to Supernatural, Shaman.
2001- Two postal workers in Washington, D-C, die of anthrax.
2000- Ex-Allman Brothers Band guitarist Dickey Betts is arrested in Florida after a confrontation with his wife.
1975- The World Football League goes belly up before completing its second season.
1974- KISS's Hotter Than Hell album is released.
1969- Led Zeppelin 2 is released in the United States.
1968- Apollo 7 splashes down in the Atlantic Ocean after orbiting Earth 163 times.
1965- The Beatles record "In My Life" and remake "Nowhere Man" to their satisfaction.
1965- The Rolling Stones' "Get Off My Cloud" is released in the U-K. In just two weeks, it goes to number-one on the pop chart there.
1964 - The Who, then known as The High Numbers, learn that they have failed an audition with E-M-I.
1962- President Kennedy imposes a naval blockade on Cuba.
1960- Boxer Cassius Clay wins his first professional fight.
1934 - Charles "Pretty Boy" Floyd, the notorious bank robber, is shot and killed by Federal agents in East Liverpool, Ohio.

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People : Cassius ClayDickey BettsJeff GoldblumKennedyLeslie WestTony Roberts

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