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1966 - The Beatles received a gold record for "Yellow Submarine."

1966 - The Monkees’ TV show premiered on NBC.

1970 - James Taylor released his first single, "Fire and Rain."

1987 - Morrissey took his leave from The Smiths to pursue a solo career.

1990 - Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie both announced they wouldn’t continue to perform with Fleetwood Mac.

1996 - Oasis canceled an American tour, citing "internal differences.”

2000 - The Jimi Hendrix estate released 56 rare tracks in a 4-CD boxed set called The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

2002 - Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain’s childhood house was sold on eBay for $210,000, after being valued at $52,660 in 2000.

Birthdays:

1952 Gerry Beckley of America
1952 Neil Peart of Rush
1956 Barry Andrews of XTC

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