The Rock History Report for August 1st
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1960 - Chubby Checker released "The Twist," an instant dance sensation.
1960 - East German newspaper Young World named Elvis Presley Public Enemy #1.
1971 - The Sonny and Cher Comedy Hour debuted on CBS.
1971 - Yes replaced Tony Kaye, who quit to form Badger with Rick Wakeman.
1980 - George Harrison established a production company called "Hand Made Films Productions."
1981 - MTV debuted at 12:01am, airing The Buggles "Video Killed the Radio Star" as the first video on their network.
1951 Tim Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive
1959 Joe Elliott of Def Leppard
1964 Adam Duritz of Counting Crows
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