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What Happened – December 11

It was on this day in 1968 that the Rolling Stones put on a rock and roll circus. The event was filmed before an invited audience on a stage designed to look like a circus big top. Other musical acts … Continue reading

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What Happened – December 6

It was on this day in 1969 that four people died during a free concert at the Altamont Speedway in California. One man, Meredith Hunter, was stabbed by a member of the Hell’s Angels (who were providing security for the event) while The Rolling … Continue reading

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What Happened – December 5

It was on this day in 1952 that a thick blanket of fog settled over London. Nothing unusual there, except that the weather patterns made it so the fog stayed in the city for the next four days. It combined … Continue reading

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What Happened – September 29

It was on this day in 1963 that the Rolling Stones started out on their first tour. Opening up for the Everly Brothers and Bo Diddley, this first stop was at the New Victoria Theater in London. Little Richard would … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 10

It was on this day in 1985 that the Coca-Cola Company announced they will start selling “Classic Coke.” Three months earlier the company had changed the formula  for their soft drink, and a lot of customers weren’t happy with the change. … Continue reading

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