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This Day In Rock 12/27/12

2002 -A spokeswoman for Raelians, a sect that believes space travelers created humans by cloning, says their group has created the first human clone, a seven-pound baby girl.
1998 - Denver's Terrell Davis becomes the fourth N-F-L running back to rush for two-thousand yards in a season.
1980- John Lennon & Yoko Ono's Double Fantasy tops the Billboard album chart -- three weeks after John's tragic death. "(Just Like) Starting Over" also tops both the U-S and the U-K charts.
1978 - Spain adopts a new constitution and becomes a democracy after 40 years of dictatorship.
1977 - Steely Dan gets a platinum album for Aja, which spins off the hit single "Peg."
1971 - "Snoopy," "Charlie Brown," "Linus," "Lucy" and "Woodstock" of Charles Schulz' Peanuts comic strip are on the cover of Newsweek magazine.
1969 - Led Zeppelin 2 follows The Beatles' Abbey Road, Creedence Clearwater's Green River and the Blind Faith album into the number-one spot on the Billboard chart.
1967- Bob Dylan releases John Wesley Harding.
1967 - The Doors perform "Light My Fire" on the premiere of Jonathan Winters' C-B-S variety series.
1960- The Beatles play a "Welcome Home" show in Liverpool after their first extended stay in Hamburg.
1932 - Radio City Music Hall opens its doors to the public for the first time.
1904 - James Barrie's play, Peter Pan, has its stage premiere in London.
1831- Charles Darwin sets out on a voyage to the Pacific aboard the H-M-S Beagle. Darwin's discoveries during the voyage form the basis of his theory of evolution.

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