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1966 - Speaking to the London Evening Standard, John Lennon remarked that The Beatles “are probably bigger than Jesus.” The controversial comment resulted in a harsh backlash that saw some fans burning all of their Beatle memorabilia.
1970 - Janis Joplin was fined $200 after using obscene language at a Tampa, Florida concert.
1976 - Hall & Oates recorded their classic song, “Rich Girl.”
1986 - Pianist Richard Manuel of The Band took his own life at the age of 41.
1948 Chris Squire of Yes
1963 Jason Newstead of Metallica
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