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This Day In Rock 4/2/13

2006- Neil Young picks up a pair of trophies at the Juno Awards, Canada's equivalent to the Grammys. Young's Prairie Wind collects him the Jack Richardson Producer of the Year trophy as well as Alternative Album of the Year. Bryan Adams is inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.
2006 - John Mellencamp headlines a free concert in downtown Indianapolis as part of the celebration for the N-C-A-A Final Four.
2005- Pope John Paul II, the first Polish Pope and the first non-Italian Pope since 1522, dies.
2004 - Kelly Osbourne is shipped off to Malibu, California's Promises Center for drug rehab.
1995- The Major League baseball strike ends.
1994- Courtney Love hires a private detective to track down her missing husband, Kurt Cobain.
1977 - Fleetwood Mac's Rumours spends its first of 31 (non-consecutive) weeks atop the Billboard chart.
1973- John Lennon and Yoko Ono hold a news conference in New York to announce that they'll appeal the Immigration Department's decision to deport John.
1972- Burt Reynolds appears nude in Cosmopolitan magazine.
1970 - London Magistrate's Court hears arguments on John Lennon's arrest for indecency over a January exhibition of his erotic lithographs.
1967 - The Spencer Davis Group loses lead singer Steve Winwood, who leaves to forms Traffic.
1964- The Beach Boys record "I Get Around" and "Little Honda." Brian Wilson gets into an argument with his father Murry during the L-A session and fires him as the group's manager.
1963- Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Junior begins the first non-violent civil rights campaign in Birmingham, Alabama.
1917 - Jeannette Rankin, first women ever elected to Congress, assumes office.
1902 - The first motion picture house opens in Los Angeles. It is called The Electric Theater.

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