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This Day In Rock 7/19/13

2002 - Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne are on the cover of People magazine.
1995 - Elvis Presley's former doctor, Dr. George Nichopoulous ("Dr. Nick"), loses his medical license for being "too liberal" in prescribing addictive drugs.
1991 - Former Guns n' Roses drummer Steven Adler files suit against the band, claiming the other members had forced him to use heroin, then made him quit the band while he tried to kick his habit.
1989 - Metallica's ...And Justice for All is certified double platinum.
1980 - David Bowie makes his theatrical debut playing the title character in The Elephant Man, in Denver. He later reprises the role on Broadway.
1980 - Billy Joel gets his first number-one in Billboard, as "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" begins a two-week run on the top of the chart.
1976 - Deep Purple breaks up. They'll re-form in 1984.
1975 - Paul McCartney has his fourth post-Beatles number-one hit, "Listen to What the Man Said."
1974 - The Senate Judicial Committee recommends that President Richard Nixon be impeached.
1969 - The Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Women" as a single.
1969 - Joe Cocker's With a Little Help From My Friends enters the Top 40. The album features guest appearances by Steve Winwood and Jimmy Page.
1965 - The Rolling Stones get a gold record -- their first in the U-S -- for "Satisfaction."
1965 - The Beatles release "Help" b/w "I'm Down."
1946 - Marilyn Monroe does her first screen test.
1909 - Neal Ball of the Cleveland Indians pulls off the 20th century's first unassisted triple play in a game against the Boston Red Sox. The shortstop catches a line drive, touches second base and then tags a runner coming from first. 

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