On This Day.....

Frenchy

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afraidtoshooteddie said:
1990 - Andrew Wood died of an overdose and cerebral hemorrhage.

and he never his album with Mother Love Bone out :cry:

the Mother Love Bone album is a master piece :fist:
 

edge_of_the_wire

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1946 - British film star Timothy Dalton was born.


1961 - Lothar Matthäus, winner of the 1980 U.E.F.A. European Championship and the 1990 F.I.F.A. World Cup with the former West Germany, was born.


1980 - U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces a U.S.-led boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union, to protest that country's invasion of Afghanistan.

1990 - Namibia becomes independent after 75 years of South African rule.
 

edge_of_the_wire

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1948 - Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler was born.


1971 - East Pakistan declares its independence from Pakistan to form the People's Republic of Bangladesh; the Bangladesh Liberation War begins.


1985 - British film star Keira Knightley was born.
 

afraidtoshooteddie

Active Member
1981. AC/DC, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap is released in the United States. The album peaked at #4 on the US charts and sold 2,000,000 copies by year's end.
 

rockin_plumber

The Plumber That Rocks
afraidtoshooteddie said:
1981. AC/DC, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap is released in the United States. The album peaked at #4 on the US charts and sold 2,000,000 copies by year's end.
It had been released in Australia in 1976 8)

and..........

1998 - Construction began on Alice Cooper's new Coopers'town
Restaurant in Phoenix, AZ
 

edge_of_the_wire

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1942 - During World War II Christmas Island, then a British possession, was invaded by Japanese forces.

1943 - American film star Christopher Walken was born.


1967 - Jimi Hendrix begins his first British tour with Cat Stevens.
 

afraidtoshooteddie

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edge_of_the_wire said:
1811 - German chemist Robert Wilhelm Bunsen, who also invented the Bunsen burner, was born.

1942 - During World War II Christmas Island, then a British possession, was invaded by Japanese forces.

1943 - American film star Christopher Walken was born.

1966 - The former Soviet Union launches Luna 10 which later becomes the first space probe to enter orbit around the Moon.

1971 - British film star Ewan McGregor was born.

And since this is a predominantly music orientated forum it may also be worth noting that ,

1955 - Angus Young was born.



For those about to rock, I salute you.
 

edge_of_the_wire

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1960 - British runner Linford Christie, winner of the 1992 Olympic gold medal in the 100m event, was born.


1966 - English footballer Edward Paul 'Teddy' Sheringham was born.


1982 - Argentina invades the Falkland Islands; thus declaring war on Britain, the islands' colonial masters.
 

rockin_plumber

The Plumber That Rocks
2002 - It was announced that Megadeth had broken up. The break up was
due to an injury to Dave Mustaine's left arm and hand that had left him
unable to play guitar.
 

edge_of_the_wire

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1969 - During the Vietnam War, massive antiwar demonstrations occur in many cities throughout the United States.

1976 - Spanish footballer Fernando Morientes was born.
 
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