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1968 - Eric Burdon split from The Animals.

1975 - Thieves stole $86,000 from Ike and Tina Turner after making off with a suitcase containing concert receipts.

1976 - Isaac Hayes filed for bankruptcy.

1978 - Faces drummer Kenney Jones replaced Keith Moon in The Who. Moon had died a couple of months earlier.

1981 - A London rock 'n' roll auction pulled in $2,000 for a cover letter Buddy Holly sent to Decca Records, while John and Cynthia Lennon’s marriage certificate was auctioned off for $850. Meanwhile, an autographed program from the world premiere of The Beatles film Help! pulled in $2,100.

1984 - CBS Records announced the upcoming release of She's the Boss, Mick Jagger’s first solo album.

1991 - Gregg Allman played a drug kingpin in the movie Rush, in his acting debut.


Birthdays:

1949   Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees
1950  Rick Nielson of Cheap Trick
1957  Ricky Ross of Deacon Blue

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