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This Day In Rock 11/19/12

2008- People names Hugh Jackman the Sexiest Man Alive.
 
2008- Winona Ryder causes a flight from L-A to London to request priority landing after she becomes ill onboard, reportedly from an accidental overdose of anti-anxiety medication.
 
2007 - Queen guitarist Brian May is appointed chancellor of Liverpool John Moores University. He will be installed as the university's figurehead leader early next year.
 
2002- George Harrison's Brainwashed album is released.
 
1995 - The Beatles Anthology airs the first of its three parts on A-B-C.
 
1992- Bryan Adams' Reckless goes five-times platinum.
 
1991 - U-2's Achtung Baby is released.
 
1982 - Led Zeppelin's Coda album is released.
 
1979 - Nolan Ryan of the Houston Astros signs a four-year contract for $4.5 million, making him (at the time) the highest-paid player in Major League Baseball.
 
1979 -Chuck Berry is released after serving a prison term for tax evasion.
 
1976- Six years after its release, Van Morrison's Moondance album is certified gold.
 
1976 - The Sex Pistols release "Anarchy in the UK" as their debut single in Britain.
 
1971- B-B King celebrates 25 years in show business by kicking off a European tour in London.
 
1971- Led Zeppelin Four is released in the U-K.
 
1966 - Future Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax of the Los Angeles Dodgers announces his retirement from Major League baseball.
 
1966 -The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations" reaches number-one in England -- three weeks before it tops the U-S charts.


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