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 Post subject: On This Day.....
PostPosted: August 18th, 2011, 4:02 pm 
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1949 - The Hungarian People's Republic was founded.
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1962 - Ringo Starr made his first appearance as a Beatle at a Cavern Club show.

1980 - Esteban Cambiasso, winner of the 1997 and 1999 South American U-20 Championship and the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship with Argentina, was born.
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1994 - The 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada, were officially opened.
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1968 – Soviet-led Warsaw Pact troops invade Czechoslovakia, crushing the Prague Spring; on the same day, Romanian leader Nicolae Ceauşescu, publicly condemns the Soviet manoeuvre encouraging the Romanian population to arm itself against possible Soviet reprisals.

1991 – Latvia declares full independence from the Soviet Union.
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1997 - At a press conference in the San Francisco Hard Rock Cafe, Carlos Santana unveiled a limited-edition t-shirt bearing his artwork. He autographed 500 of the shirts for distribution to foreign and domestic markets.

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1964 - The Beatles appeared on the cover of Life magazine.
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1994 - The 1994 Commonwealth Games were officially closed. Australia topped the medal tally with a total of 184 medals (88 gold, 53 silver, 43 bronze).

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1958 - Prior to forming the Beatles George Harrison joined the band Quarrymen. John Lennon and Paul McCartney were also members.

1966 - The Beatles ended its fourth American tour at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. It turned out that the show was the band's last public concert.

2004 - The 2004 Olympic Games were officially closed. The United States returned home with the most medals (103 - 35 gold, 39 silver, 29 bronze).

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1971 - John Lennon releases his 2nd album Imagine.
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1991 - Tajikistan declares independence from the Soviet Union.
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1964 - Malta gains independence from Great Britain.
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1972 - ABC-TV debuted In Concert. Alice Cooper appeared in the first episode.

1993 - Nirvana releases its 3rd and final album In Utero.
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1957 - Paul McCartney made his debut appearance with the Quarrymen in Norris Green, Liverpool.

1967 - The film How I Won the War, starring John Lennon, premiered in London.

1991 - Azerbaijan gains independence from the Soviet Union.
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1998 - Metallica performed at the Playboy Mansion.

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1940 - Edson Arantes do Nascimento a.k.a. Pelé, winner of the 1958, 1962 and 1970 FIFA World Cups, was born.
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1964 - Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo was born.
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1905 - Norway gained independence from Sweden.
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1965 - All four members of the Beatles were awarded the M.B.E. (Member of the British Empire) medals.

1981 - Queen and David Bowie record Under Pressure in Montreux, Switzerland.

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1945 - Gerhard 'Gerd' Müller, winner of the 1972 UEFA European Championship and the 1974 FIFA World Cup with the former West Germany, was born.
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1978 - Dominica gains independence from Great Britain.
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1953 - Cambodia gains independence from France.
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1954 - Former Iron Maiden guitarist Dennis Stratton was born.
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1960 - Andreas Brehme, winner of the 1990 FIFA World Cup with the former West Germany, was born.
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1967 - The first issue of Rolling Stone was published in San Francisco. John Lennon was on the cover.

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1945 - Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover was born.
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1960 - Retired English footballer Gary Lineker was born.
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1975 - The People's Republic of Benin was proclaimed.
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1968 - John Lennon made his first solo TV appearance.

1976 - Wings released its 6th album Wings Over America.

1987 - Argentine footballer Gonzalo Higuaín was born.
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1946 - Roberto Rivellino, winner of the 1970 F.I.F.A. World Cup with Brazil, was born.
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1962 - Samoa, then known as Western Samoa, gains independence from New Zealand.
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2002 - Eric Clapton and Melia McEnery were married.

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1966 - The Beatles appeared on Hullabaloo.

1970 - The People's Republic of the Congo was proclaimed.
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