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On This Date 8-29-14


This Day in History: August 29



Happenings Thru-Out The Years On Aug. 29th

1976…The Clash Made Their Live Debut, For The General Public, Opening For The Sex Pistols At The Screen On The Green In London…They Played A Private Gig For The Press On Aug. 13th

1966…The Beatles Played Their Last Concert For A Paying Audience (During Their 4th American Tour) At Candlestick Park In San Francisco…Tickets Were 7, 6 And 5 Dollars…The Last Song They Played Was The Little Richard Tune, Long Tall Sally
1958...Michael Jackson Was Born (The King Of Pop-13 #1 Singles Either With The Jacksons Or Solo-I Want You Back #1 In ‘70/Billie Jean #1 In ‘83/As Of 2009, Thriller Remains The Best Selling Album Of All-Time With Sales Of Over 110 Million Copies World-Wide)
...Died From Cardiac Arrest On June 25th, 2009

1978...Bruce Springsteen Played The 2nd Of 2 Nites At The Stanley Theater

1990…Elton John Checked In To A Rehab Center In Chicago…He Received Treatment For Alcoholism, Drugs And Bulimia

1962…The Elvis Movie Kid Gallahad Opened Nationwide
And In 1977…3 People Were Arrested In Memphis For Trying To Steal Elvis’ Body From A Mausoleum…As A Result, It Was Moved And Reburied In Graceland

1984…U 2 Kicked Off Their Unforgettable Fire World Tour At Christchurch Town Hall In New Zealand
And In 1992…During Their Zoo TV Tour, They Became The Second Act Ever To Play Yankee Stadium…Billy Joel Was The First

1970…Edwin Starr Started A 3 Week Run At #1 On The Singles Chart With War.  It Would Be His Only #1

2003…At The MTV Video Awards In NYC, Madonna Stunned The Audience When She Kissed Britney Spears And Christina Aguilera After A Racy Version Of Like A Virgin (Was It Tongue In Cheek?)
BTW…Miss Elliot Won Video Of The Year For Work It…Justin Timberlake Won Pop Video For Cry Me A River



1. Train In Vain

2. Nowhere Man

3. Thriller
Michael Jackson

4. Cover Me
Bruce Springsteen

5. Little Jeannie
Elton John

6. Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley

7. Where the Streets Have No Name

8. War
Edwin Starr

9. Like a Virgin











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