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Thsi Day In Rock 1/8/13

2004 - Pete Rose admits he bet on baseball, on A-B-C's Prime-Time Thursday.
1997- Mister (Fred) Rogers receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1992 - President George H.W. Bush vomits on the Japanese prime minister's lap.
1991- Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark dies of alcohol-related illness at age 30.
1982 - American Telephone & Telegraph settles an antitrust suit by agreeing to divest itself of the 22 Bell System companies.
1979 - Rush are named official "Ambassadors of Music" by the Canadian government.
1975 - Led Zeppelin sell out 60-thousand tickets for three concerts at Madison Square Garden in a record-setting four hours.
1973 - Carly Simon's "You're So Vain" is certified gold.
1973 - The Beach Boys release the Holland album. "Sail on Sailor" is the featured cut and first single.
1970 - Chicago kicks off a tour that will last nearly a year, at the Fillmore West in San Francisco.
1966- The Beatles' Rubber Soul starts a six-week run as the top-selling album in the U-S.
1966 - The Who and The Kinks perform on the final episode of Shindig!
1966- The Beatles' "We Can Work It Out" becomes their sixth consecutive number-one hit. Elvis Presley (twice) and The Supremes had previously strung together five straight chart-toppers, but six was the first ever by a rock group.
1964 - President Lyndon B. Johnson declares a "War on Poverty."
1962Jack Nicklaus makes his pro golf debut-and finishes 50th.
1962 - Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" is exhibited in America for the first time at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D-C.
1957 - Jackie Robinson announces his retirement from Major League Baseball in an article in Look magazine.
1889 -The first computer is patented.

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