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This Day In Rock 3/22/13

2005- John Mellencamp starts his Words and Music tour in Savannah, Georgia.
2004- Van Halen announce that they are reuniting with Sammy Hagar for a summer tour.
1999- Metallica and Ted Nugent announce their plans for a big Y-2-K show at the Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan.
1997- Tara Lipinski, two months shy of her 15th birthday, becomes the youngest women's world figure skating champion.
1988 - Congress overrides President Ronald Reagan's veto of a sweeping civil rights bill.
1980- The Jam's "Going Underground" becomes the first single since Gary Glitter's "I Love You Love Me Love" in 1973 to enter the UK charts at number-one.
1978- The Police sign with A&M Records.
1978- The Rutles "mockumentary," All You Need Is Cash, starring Eric Idle and Neil Innes, with cameos by Mick Jagger and George Harrison, airs for the first time on NBC TV.
1974- The Eagles release their third album, On the Border.
1972 - The Equal Rights Amendment is passed by Congress.
1971 - Congress approves the 26th amendment to the Constitution, which lowers the voting age to 18.
1969- Two days after being married in Gibraltar, John Lennon and Yoko Ono start their first "bed-in for peace" in the presidential suite of the Amsterdam Hilton.
1968- The Doors play the Fillmore East in New York.
1965- Bob Dylan releases Bringing It All Back Home.
1963- The Beatles' first album, Please Please Me, is released in Great Britain on the Parlophone label.
1935- Persia is renamed Iran.
1917- The United States recognizes Russia's new Communist government.

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Topics : Entertainment_CulturePolitics
Locations : GeorgiaMichiganNew YorkPontiacSavannah
People : Bob DylanEric IdleGary GlitterGeorge HarrisonJohn LennonJohn MellencampMetallica NugentMick JaggerNeil InnesRonald ReaganSammy HagarTara LipinskiTed NugentYoko Ono

03/29/2013 10:07AM
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