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This Day In Rock 6/25/13

2008 - Tiny bits of a Verne Troyer sex tape hit the Internet.
 
2001 - Matthew Ansara, the only child of I Dream of Jeannie star Barbara Eden, is found dead at a Chevron station in Monrovia, California. He was 35.
 
1997 - Underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau dies at 87.
 
1995 - Pearl Jam cancels their tour because of an ongoing feud with Ticketmaster. They contend that the ticket giant holds a monopoly and charges fans too large a surcharge on concert tickets.
 
1990 - The Supreme Court upholds the right of an individual to refuse life-sustaining medical treatment.
 
1988 - Baseball great Cal Ripken Junior plays in his 1000th consecutive game.
 
1984 - Singer Patti Scialfa joins Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band just four days before the start of the Born in the U-S-A tour.
 
1982 - The Rolling Stones make their first British concert appearance in six years, playing the first of two dates at London's Wembley Stadium.
 
1982 - Porn star John Holmes is acquitted of murder charges in Los Angeles. The case is later dramatized in the movie Wonderland, starring Val Kilmer as Holmes.
 
1981 - The Supreme Court decides that male-only draft registration is constitutional.
 
1968 - Bobby Bonds hits a grand a slam in his first Major League game -- the first player to ever do that.
 
1967 - The Beatles introduce their new single "All You Need Is Love" on Our World, the first live T-V special simultaneously broadcast around the globe --it lands on public stations after the three networks pass on the show.
 
1966 - The gothic horror series Dark Shadows makes its debut as a daytime drama on A-B-C.
 
1962 - The Supreme Court bans prayer from public schools.
 
1950 - The Korean War begins.


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