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This Day In Rock 3/29/13

2005 - Neil Young undergoes brain surgery in New York. Young first felt ill after performing with The Pretenders at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies on March 14th, experiencing problems with his vision. An M-R-I revealed a serious brain aneurysm. The surgery forces Young to cancel his April 3rd Juno Awards appearance.

1993- Clint Eastwood wins his first Oscars, for directing Unforgiven.
 
1992- Presidential candidate Bill Clinton says "I didn't inhale" when he tried marijuana as a young man.
 
1975 - All six Led Zeppelin albums appear on Billboard's Top 200 albums list simultaneously, a feat unprecedented in the chart's history.
1974 - The unmanned Mariner 10 probe reaches Mercury.
1968- The Rolling Stones finish recording "Jumpin' Jack Flash" at Olympic Studios in London.
 
1964 - English mods and rockers battle on the beaches of Clacton, Essex. A subsequent rumble in Brighton provides inspiration for The Who's Quadrophenia as well as a song by The Stray Cats.
1886- The first batch of Coca Cola is brewed by Atlanta druggist John Pemberton. Originally named Esteemed Brain Tonic and Intellectual Beverage, the sweet, fizzy concoction originally contained cocaine -- until its non-prescription use was banned in 1904.
 
 



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