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This Day In Rock 6/14/13

2005 - The Eagles release their Farewell One Tour: Live from Melbourne D-V-D.
1989- Zsa Zsa Gabor is arrested in Beverly Hills for slapping a motorcycle policeman.
1981- Bruce Springsteen headlines a No Nukes concert at the Hollywood Bowl that also features Jackson Browne, Gary U-S Bonds, Bonnie Raitt, Graham Nash, Stephen Stills and Nicolette Larson.
1979-  Rolling Stone magazine reports that Little Feat have broken up. Two weeks later, singer-guitarist Lowell George dies of a heart attack.
1976 The Gong Show debuts on N-B-C's daytime schedule.
1974- David Bowie opens his North American Diamond Dogs tour in Montreal.
1974- Jimmy McCulloch, a former Thunderclap Newman ("Something in the Air") and Stone the Crows guitarist, joins Paul McCartney's band Wings. "Junior's Farm" will be his first single with them.
1971 - The first Hard Rock Cafe opens in London.
1970- Derek and the Dominos play their first concert in Britain.
1970- Grand Funk Railroad spend 100-thousand dollars for a block-long billboard in Times Square to advertise their new album, Closer to Home.
1970 - The Grateful Dead release Workingman's Dead, containing "Casey Jones" and "Uncle John's Band."
1969 - The Doors give a pair of shows at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, the band's first since Jim Morrison's indecency arrest in Miami.
1965 - After The Beatles spend the afternoon at Abbey Road recording "I've Just Seen a Face" and "I'm Down," Paul McCartney returns in the evening and records "Yesterday" in two takes with a string quartet. Contrary to myth, other Beatles are in the studio, though none appears on the track.
1954- President Eisenhower signs an order that adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance.
1900 - Hawaii becomes a U-S territory.
1775 - The United States Army is founded.

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