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1962 - Brian Epstein signed with the Beatles as its manager and began to direct its image away from leather jackets. He led the band toward a smarter stage presentation, with matching suits and bows to the audience.

1974 - The 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, New Zealand, were opened.


1987 - Luis Suárez, winner of the 2011 Copa América with Uruguay, was born.
 

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1963 - The Beatles began its first British tour supporting Helen Shapiro.

1974 - The 1974 Commonwealth Games were officially closed. Australia led the medal tally with a total of 82 medals (29 gold, 28 silver, 25 bronze).

1978 - Van Halen signed with Warner Brothers Records.
 

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1964 - John Lennon was reunited with his father after 17 years.

1979 - The Islamic Republic of Iran was founded after the fall of the Shah.


1983 - Former Exodus guitarist Kirk Hammett joins Metallica, replacing Dave Mustaine.

1985 - David Lee Roth left Van Halen to pursue a solo career.
 

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1949 - The Republic of Ireland was established.


1975 - Alice Cooper's first TV special Welcome to My Nightmare: The Making of a Record Album was aired.
 

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1969 - John Lennon legally changed his middle name from Winston to Ono.

1982 - Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite a.k.a. Kaká, winner of the 2002 FIFA World Cup and the 2005 and 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup with Brazil, was born.
 

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1975 - North Vietnamese troops entered the Independence Palace in Saigon, the South Vietnamese capital. 11 Marines lifted off of the U.S. Embassy were the last soldiers to evacuate.

1978 - The Democratic Republic of Afghanistan was declared.


1987 - The Beatles albums Help!, Rubber Soul and Revolver were released on compact disc.
 

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Frenchy said:
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1978 - Led Zeppelin began recording In Through the Out Door.

1980 - English footballer Steven Gerrard was born.


2001 - The 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Japan and South Korea.
 

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1963 - The Rolling Stones' first single Come On was released.

1976 - Capitol Records releases the Beatles package Rock 'N' Roll Music.

2008 - The 2008 UEFA European Championship kicks off in Austria and Switzerland.
 

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Something I missed yesterday...
1976 - Paul McCartney and Wings set a record for an indoor concert crowd when 67,100 fans gathered in Seattle, Washington.

2001 - World and European champions France win the FIFA Confederations Cup for the 1st time after defeating co-hosts Japan 1-0 in the Final in Yokohama.
 

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1969 - Mick Taylor joined the Rolling Stones as the late Brian Jones' replacement.

1975 - John Lennon made his last T.V. appearance to sing Imagine.

1981 - At a parade in London Marcus Sarjeant, a 17-year-old teenager, fired 6 blank shots at Queen Elizabeth II.

1982 - The 1982 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Spain.
 

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1953 - The Soviet Union orders a division of troops into East Berlin, the East German capital, to quell a workers' uprising.


1980 - Led Zeppelin begins its last tour.
 

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1967 - The Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards was found guilty of allowing his property to be used for the smoking of marijuana and was sentenced to one year in jail and was fined. Vocalist Mick Jagger was found guilty of illegal possession of pep pills and was sentenced to three months in jail.

2008 - Spain wins the UEFA European Championship for the 2nd time after defeating 3-time champions Germany 1-0 in the Final in Vienna, the Austrian capital.
 
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