The Rock History Report for August 19th
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1964 - The Beatles embarked on their first U.S. tour, a 26 city jaunt, in San Francisco.
1972 - The Midnight Special debuted on NBC for the first time with John Denver as the first host.
1973 - Rita Coolidge married Kris Kristofferson.
1980 - 1,400 people rioted after Alice Cooper cancelled a Toronto show due to illness.
1997 - Fleetwood Mac released their reunion album The Dance.
2001 Metallicas former bassist Jason Newsted played his first live show with EchoBrain.
1939 Ginger Baker of Cream
1945 Ian Gillan of Deep Purple
1951 John Deacon of Queen
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