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This Day In Rock 7/26/13

2006 - On the same day his divorce from Pamela Bach is finalized, David Hasselhoff is booted off a plane in London for allegedly being drunk.
2002 - Ozzy Osbourne announces he's leaving Ozzfest for three weeks to spend time with his wife Sharon as she battles cancer. System of a Down takes over the headline slot.
2000 - A Federal judge issues an injunction against Napster for copyright violations.
1986 - Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" goes to number-one in Billboard. So far it's the only chart-topper of his career.
1980 - The Rolling Stones' Emotional Rescue reaches number-one in Billboard, where it spends seven weeks.
1979 - A revamped version of The Clash's self-titled debut album is released in the United States two years after the original disc's issue in Britain.
1977 - With seven dates to go, Led Zeppelin's U-S tour ends abruptly when Robert Plant's six-year-old son Karac dies of a respiratory ailment in England.
1977 - Elvis Costello is arrested while performing on the street outside a C-B-S Records meeting at the London Hilton, where he was trying to audition for a recording deal. He would eventually sign with C-B-S.
1976 - Ted Nugent's self-titled sixth album goes gold.
1975 - The Eagles' One of These Nights becomes the number-one-selling album.
1971 - Apollo 15 lands on the Moon.
1971 - Rehearsals for the Concert for Bangladesh begin at Nola Sound and the Park Lane Hotel in New York.
1948 - Babe Ruth makes his final public appearance, at the New York premiere of The Babe Ruth Story film.
1945 - Winston Churchill resigns as Prime Minister of England.
1944 - The Army is ordered to integrate its training centers.

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