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What Happened – November 20

It was on this day in 1973 that Scot Halpin went to a rock concert and ended up sitting in with the band. The Who were playing the opening night of their Quadrophenia tour and drummer Keith Moon kept passing … Continue reading

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What Happened – October 15

It was on this day in 1971 that Rick Nelson played a garden party. As a teenager he was a star on his parents show The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet, and soon started playing music as well. He recorded … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 3

It was on this day in 1988 that the USS Vincennes shot down a civilian airplane over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 people aboard. The Airbus was still in Iranian airspace when the crew of the US Navy’s cruiser, which was in Iranian waters, mistakenly thought it was … Continue reading

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What Happened – May 26

It was on this day in 1908 that George Reynolds struck oil, despite having been ordered to stop looking for it. He was a geologist who had spent the last several years prospecting the Iranian desert on behalf of the Burmah Oil … Continue reading

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