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1962 - The Beatles released their first single, "Love Me Do," in the U.K.

1968 - Cream set out on their farewell tour in the U.S. on the same day their song "White Room" was released.

1968 - Steppenwolf released "Magic Carpet Ride."

1969 - The Who made an appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show.

1975 - Harry Chapin’s "Cat's in the Cradle" was released.

1976 - Hall and Oates’ sophomore effort, Abandoned Luncheonette, was released.


1943 Steve Miller of The Steve Miller Band
1947 Brian Johnson of AC/DC
1951 Bob Geldof of Boomtown Rats

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