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1961 - The Tokens released "The Lion Sleeps Tonight.
1968 - The Beatles' animated Yellow Submarine film premiered in the United States.
1971 - Three Dog Night released "Old Fashioned Love Song.
1973 - Jerry Lee Lewis, Jr. was killed in an auto accident on a highway near Hernando, Mississippi.
1974 - A man posing as Deep Purple guitarist Ritchie Blackmore totaled a borrowed Porsche in Iowa City.
1985 The Whitney Museum of New York City opened an exhibition celebrating Bob Dylan's 25 years in the music business.
1992 - Elton John played in Mexico for the first time to an audience of 90,000 people in Mexico City.
2000 - Elton John released a live album.One Night Only was recorded during a concert at New York Citys Madison Square Garden just 22 days before.
1942 John Hammond Jr.
1949 Terry Reid of Fifth of July