Music History for

July 29


1961 - Dick Clark premiered his summer stage show, the Dick Clark Caravan of Stars, at the Steel Pier in Atlantic City.

1963 - Peter, Paul and Mary's "Blowin' In The Wind" was released.

1965 - The Beatles film "Help!" premiered in London.
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1966 - Bob Dylan was seriously injured when he crashed his motorcycle near Woodstock, NY.

1968 - The Byrds left on their tour of South Africa without Gram Parsons. He had refused to set foot in a country where apartheid was official policy.

1971 - A security guard was stabbed to death at a Who concert in Forest Hills, NY.

1973 - $180,000 was stolen from Led Zeppelin's deposit box at the Drake Hotel in New York City, NY.
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1978 - Kenny Loggins "Whenever I Call You Friend" was released.

1980 - David Bowie made his theatrical debut when he opened in the title role of "Elephant Man."

1981 - The debut album "Time" was released by The Time.

1982 - Andy Taylor (Duran Duran) and Tracie Wilson were married.

1987 - Michigan's governor announced an annual "Four Tops Day."

1991 - The Metallica single "Enter Sandman" was released.

1998 - The first headlining tour for Matchbox 20 began in New Orleans, LA.

1998 - Miramax Films announced that they had purchased the rights to the Beatles' movie "A Hard Day's Night" with the intention of releasing a remastered version on the movie's 35th anniversary.