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Woodstock 1969 – Changing Rock and Roll History

On this day in 1969, the Woodstock Music Festival opens on a patch of farmland in White Lake, a hamlet in the upstate New York…

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Robin Williams How We Knew and Loved Him

On this day in 2014, actor Robin Williams is found dead at his home in Tiburon, California, after an apparent suicide. As a performer, the…

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The Wonder and Tragedy of Marilyn Monroe

On this day in 1962, film actress Marilyn Monroe is found dead at her Brentwood home in Los Angeles. She was discovered lying nude on…

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Bob Dylan from Folk to Rock and Roll

On this day in 1965, singer-songwriter Bob Dylan rocks the world of folk music when he performs at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island…

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And it all Started with a Mouse

On this day in 1955 Disneyland, Walt Disney’s metropolis of nostalgia, fantasy, and futurism, opens. The $17 million theme park was built on 160 acres…

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Chicago and Disco Demolition

On this day in 1979, the pop-music genre Disco was “killed” by an organized public backlash with the infamous “Disco Demolition” night at Chicago’s Comiskey…

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