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This Day In Rock 7/10/13

2007 - The American League beats the National League, 5-to-4, in baseball's All-Star Game in San Francisco. During the game, Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners hits an inside-the-park homer -- the first in All-Star Game history.
1999 - The U-S soccer team beats China for the Women's World Cup 1999.
1997 - Camel cigarettes retires the "Joe Camel" advertising image after complaints are raised about the obviously phallic design of its nose.
1989 - Cartoon voice legend Mel Blanc dies.
1986 - Grateful Dead guitarist and spiritual leader Jerry Garcia lapses into a diabetic coma. He recovers and is released from the hospital a couple of weeks later.
1985 - Coca-Cola returns its original formula to the market, calling it "Coke Classic."
1984 - 19-year-old Dwight "Doc" Gooden of the New York Mets becomes the youngest player ever to pitch in baseball's All-Star Game.
1979 - Chuck Berry is sentenced to four months in prison for income-tax evasion. He was convicted of underpaying the I-R-S by 200-grand in 1973.
1976 - Cher has a son, Elijah Blue, with her second husband, Gregg Allman.
1971 - The first Bruce Springsteen Band, which consists of some members of a previous group called Dr. Zoom and the Sonic Boom, is unveiled at a college gig in Lincroft, New Jersey.
1968 - Eric Clapton announces that Cream will break up following a farewell tour.
1965 - The Rolling Stones' "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" hits number-one in the U-S, where it stays for four weeks.
1964 - The Beatles' A Hard Day's Night soundtrack album is released in Great Britain, two weeks after it came out in America.
1962 - Telstar, the first privately owned (AT&T) satellite, and the first to relay T-V pictures are launched.
1913 - The highest temperature ever recorded in the U-S: 134 degrees in Death Valley, California.

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Locations : CaliforniaLincroftNew JerseySan Francisco
People : Chuck BerryDwight "Doc" GoodenElijah BlueEric ClaptonGregg AllmanIchiro SuzukiJerry GarciaMel BlancZoom

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