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the year 1962
Steve Albini is born in Pasadena, California, USA. He will find success with his band Big Black, but achieve even greater recognition as a recording engineer/producer for artists including Nirvana, Electrelane, Fugazi, Cheap Trick, Joanna Newson and The Pixies. (1962)
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the year 2012
The Red Hot Chili Peppers play at Luzniky Stadium, Moscow, Russia, Europe. (2012)
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G u i t a r
Mark Knopfler plays at The Guitare En Scene Festival, Geneva, Switzerland, Europe. (2013)
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C h i c a g o
Ben E. King, The Five Satins, Big Joe Turner, Screamin' Jay Hawkins and others play at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1960)
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T h e   B l u e s
Strings are overdubbed onto the Little Willie John track Sleep, at King Records, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. (1960)
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the 1950s
Tammy by Debbie Reynolds enters the Billboard Top 40 Singles Chart in the USA, where it will peak at No1. (1957)
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Michael Jackson
Police and U.S. federal agents search the Houston, Texas, clinic of Michael Jackson's doctor, Dr. Conrad Murray, in what his attorney says is a search for evidence of manslaughter. (2009)
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Bob Dylan
During a two-month long North American tour, Bob Dylan plays at Great Woods Performing Arts Center, Mansfield, Massachusetts, USA. (1986)
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J a z z
Frank Sinatra plays the thirteenth night of a two-week season at The Palladium, London, UK. (1950)
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the year 2011
During her Loud Tour, Rihanna plays at The Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut, USA. (2011)
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the year 1960
The Four Freshmen record Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring at Capitol Recording Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. (1960)
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the year 1961
Aretha Franklin plays the second night in a three week season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. (1961)
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San Francisco
Country Joe And The Fish play at the Straight Theater, San Francisco, California, USA. (1967)
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The Beatles single Paperback Writer is released in Argentina on Odeon Pops Records. (1966)
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