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1960 - The 1960 UEFA European Championship kicks off in France.


1964 - Malawi declares its independence from the United Kingdom.


1973 - Queen released its first single Keep Yourself Alive.
 

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1960 - The former Soviet Union wins the UEFA European Championship for the 1st time after defeating Yugoslavia 2-1 in the Final.


1964 - The Beatles released its 3rd album A Hard Day's Night.


1985 - German-Spanish footballer Mario Gómez was born.
 

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1968: The Beatles recorded Revolution and Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da.

1982 - Italy wins the FIFA World Cup for the 3rd time after defeating European champions West Germany 3-1 in the Final in Madrid.
 

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1971 - Bahrain gains independence from the United Kingdom.


1980 - George Harrison's book I Me Mine went on sale.

1997 - Tony Nicole of Tony Records filed suit against Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS for alleged intentional interference with drummer Peter Criss' contract with the label. The suit maintained that Simmons and Stanley convinced Criss to break his contract with the label.
 

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1951 - Former Queen bassist John Deacon was born.


1963 - Europe vocalist Rolf Magnus Joakim Larsson a.k.a. Joey Tempest was born.


1964 - The first American tour by the Beatles began in San Francisco, California. The tour would cover 26 cities.
 

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1974 - In federal court, John Lennon testified the Nixon administration tried to have him deported because of his involvement with the anti-war demonstrations at the 1972 Republican convention in Miami, Florida.

1976 - A judge ruled that George Harrison was guilty of copying from the Chiffons song He’s So Fine.

1991 - Kyrgyzstan proclaims its independence from the Soviet Union.
 

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1910 - The Portuguese Republic was proclaimed following the overthrow of the monarchy.


1947 - AC/DC singer Brian Johnson was born.


1962 - Love Me Do by the Beatles was released in the U.K. It was the band's first single.
 

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1974 - KISS releases its 2nd album Hotter Than Hell.


1975 - Miguel Ángel "Míchel" Salgado Fernández, winner of the 1998 UEFA European U-21 Championship with Spain, was born.


1976 - Keith Moon performed for the last time with The Who.
 

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1969 - Retired German footballer Jens Lehmann was born.


1992 - Guns N' Roses vocalist Axl Rose was found guilty of assault and property damage at a 1991 concert in Maryland Heights, Missouri. He was given two years probation and ordered to pay $50,000 to community groups.
 

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1974 - K.I.S.S. releases its 2nd album Hotter Than Hell.

Have KISS ever had full stops between the letters of their name??

I have never seen it written like that before??

Can you just clarify if this is correct or if it was just made up, thanks
 

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1964 - American actor Nicolas Kim Coppola a.k.a. Nicolas Cage was born.


1979 - Cambodian insurgents, aided by their Vietnamese allies, invaded the capital Phnom Penh and toppled the brutal Khmer Rouge regime.
 

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1962 - The late Metallica bassist Cliff Burton was born.


1968 - The Beatles turned all of its business affairs over to the newly-formed Apple record company.
 

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1956 - Former AC/DC bassist Mark Evans was born.


1964 - The Beatles began acting in its first film A Hard Day's Night.

1975 - The late Linda McCartney was arrested for personal possession of marijuana. Her husband Paul was driving the vehicle at the time of the incident but was not charged.

1977 - The Great Socialist People's Libyan Arab Jamahiriya was founded.
 

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1964 - The Beatles made music history by holding the top five places in the singles charts with Can't Buy Me Love, Twist and Shout, She Loves You, I Want to Hold Your Hand and Please Please Me.

1987 - Sami Khedira, winner of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship with Germany, was born.


2002 - It was announced that the 19-year-old band Megadeth had broken up. The breakup was due to an injury to vocalist Dave Mustaine's left arm and hand that had left him unable to play guitar.
 
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