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1963 - Capitol Records released The Beatles' smash single "I Want to Hold Your Hand" with "I Saw Her Standing There" as a B-side.

1967 - The Dave Brubeck Quartet formally split up in the wake of Paul Desmond's exit from the group.

1967 - The film version of the Magical Mystery Tour, starring The Fab Four, premiered on BBC-TV.

1968 - Led Zeppelin set out on their first U.S. tour in Boston.


Birthdays:

1939  Phil Spector
1951   Paul Anthony Quinn of Saxon
1963  Lars Ulrich of Metallica

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