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This Day In Rock 11/13

2007- Led Zeppelin releases Mothership, a career-spanning two-disc retrospective that contains 24 songs in chronological order.
2003 - Three days shy of the tenth anniversary of its release, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers' Greatest Hits album is certified 10-times platinum.
2000 - The Beatles' website [] is launched a day before the hits collection 1 goes on sale.
1998 - Monica Lewinsky signs a deal to write a book about her affair with President Bill Clinton.
1995- Greg Maddox of the Atlanta Braves becomes the first major league pitcher to win four consecutive Cy Young Awards.
1991- Roger Clemens wins his third Cy Young Award.
1983 – A fan at a Police show in Dallas suffers a broken arm when a security guard throws a man on top of her.
1982- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D-C.
1976- Rod Stewart starts a seven-week run at number-one with "Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright)."
1974- A man purporting to be Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore crashes a borrowed Porsche in Iowa City while the real guitarist is onstage in San Francisco.
1971- Santana Three, featuring "Everybody's Everything," tops the Billboard album chart.
1968 - Rolling Stone Brian Jones buys Cotchford Farms in England, where A.A. Milne wrote Winnie the Pooh.
1968- The Beatles' animated movie Yellow Submarine opens in the U-S.
1956 - The Supreme Court strikes down laws allowing racial segregation on public buses.
1927- The Holland Tunnel opens to the public, providing access between New York City and New Jersey beneath the Hudson River.
1805 - German butcher Johann Lerner introduces the frankfurter.

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