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This Day In Rock 11/14/12

2007- People magazine names Matt Damon the "Sexiest Man Alive."
2006- Led Zeppelin is inducted into the U-K Music Hall of Fame in London. Jimmy Page represents the band along with the wife and sister of their late drummer John Bonham.
2004- Bono, Paul McCartney and many others take part in the Band Aid 20 re-recording of "Do They Know It's Christmas?" in London.
2000- Rush's Geddy Lee releases his first solo album, My Favorite Headache.
1998 - Carmen Electra marries future ex-husband Dennis Rodman.
1994 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers appear on Saturday Night Live with ex-Nirvana member Dave Grohl on drums
1990 - Newsweek publishes an interview in which Pete Townshend of The Who declares himself to be bi-sexual, saying, "I know how it feels to be a woman because I am a woman. And I won't be classified as just a man."
1976 - Keith Relf, the original singer in The Yardbirds ("For Your Love"), accidentally -- but fatally -- electrocutes himself at his home in England.
1972 -Blue Ribbon Sport becomes Nike.
1970 - Santana's "Black Magic Woman" is released as a single. The song was written by Peter Green and first recorded by his group, Fleetwood Mac.
1969- Apollo 12 blasts off for the Moon.
1968 - Yale University announces that it is going co-educational.
1967 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience headlines London's Royal Albert Hall, topping an eight-band bill that also includes The Move and Pink Floyd.
1943 - Ernie Nevers of the St. Louis Cardinals becomes the first pro football player to score six touchdowns in a single game.

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