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1963 - The Animals played their first live radio broadcast on the BBC's Saturday Club.

1971 - The Sonny & Cher Show got its start on CBS. The show ran for over four years.

1975 - The Four Seasons released "December 1963 (Oh, What A Night)."

1985 - Metallica completed work on their classic album Master of Puppets.

1992 - Harry Connick Jr. was arrested at New York's Kennedy Airport after security found a 9mm pistol in his carry-on luggage.

2008 - Thieves broke into Gregg Allman's house in Georgia and stole a coin collection, knives and unreleased concert recordings. Two men where charged with the burglary two days later.

Birthdays:

1942   Mike Pinder of The Moody Blues
1944  Mick Jones of Foreigner/Spooky Tooth
1952  David Knopfler of Dire Straits

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