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1960 - Frank Sinatra made the first recording on his very own record company, Reprise Records. Ol' Blue Eyes crooned out "Ring-A-Ding-Ding" and "Let’s Fall in Love."

1974 - Ronnie Wood joined up with The Rolling Stones.

1987 - Successful folk rocker Paul Simon joined the unsuccessful presidential candidate of the same name to host Saturday Night Live.

2001 - Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland pled guilty to a domestic battery after a domestic dispute with his wife at a Hard Rock Hotel a month earlier. The judge allowed a plea bargain dismissing the case provided that Weiland stay out of trouble for six months and attend 26 counseling sessions.


Birthdays:

1941   Maurice White of Earth, Wind and Fire
1944  Alvin Lee of Ten Years After
1945  John McEuen of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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