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1967 - The Beach Boys touched down in Paris to meet the Maharishi Yogi and learn transcendental meditation.

1968 - Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick appeared in blackface on the Smothers Brothers TV show.

1969 - John Lennon made his last performance in England at a UNICEF benefit in London.

1977 - The U.S. denied the Sex Pistols visas to enter the country, just two days prior to their scheduled appearance on Saturday Night Live.

1992 - Nirvana issued Incesticide, an album of b-sides and rarities.

1997 - INXS, who were reluctant to talk about the death of frontman Michael Hutchence, released a tape of an interview in which they spoke candidly about the life and death of their singer.


Birthdays:

1942   Dave Clark of the Dave Clark Five
1946   Carmin Appice of Vanilla Fudge
1955   Paul Simonon of the Clash

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