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August 23

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1947 - Margaret Truman, U.S. President Truman's daughter, gave her first public performance as a singer. The event was at the Hollywood Bowl and had an audience of 15,000.

1962 - John Lennon married Cynthia Powell at the Mount Pleasant Registry Office in Liverpool, England. They were divorced on November 8, 1968.
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1968 - Ringo Starr temporarily quit The Beatles.
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1988 - Good Question released their self-titled debut album.

1993 - The Los Angeles Police Department formally announced that Michael Jackson was the subject a criminal investigation.
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1993 - Duran Duran received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.

1994 - Prince released the home video "3 Chains O' Gold."
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1995 - Natalie Merchant, former lead singer for 10,000 Maniacs, became the first guest in a series of live chats on the Elektra Entertainment Group's World Wide Web site.

1998 - "Scary Spice" Melanie Brown of the Spice Girls announced that she was pregnant.

2008 - Madonna began her "Sticky & Sweet" tour. When the tour ended it was the highest grossing tour on record.
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