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June 13

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1761 - Composer Antonin Vranicky was born.

1899 - Composer Carlos Chavez was born.

1958 - Frank Zappa graduated from Antelope Valley High in Lancaster, CA.

1964 - The Rolling Stones made a television appearance on "Hollywood Palace." The was show hosted by Dean Martin.
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1964 - The Rolling Stones' "Tell Me (You're Coming Back)" was released in the U.S.

1967 - The Temptations' "You're My Everything" was released.

1969 - Mick Taylor joined The Rolling Stones as Brian Jones' replacement.
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1970 - Christine McVie released a solo album and then announced her retirment from music. She later came out of retirement.

1975 - John Lennon made his last TV appearance to sing "Imagine."
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1980 - Pat Benatar opened a home game for the Philadelphia Phillies by playing a brief set.

1989 - Jerry Lee Lewis got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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1992 - Future U.S. President Bill Clinton criticized Sister Souljah for making remarks "filled with hatred" towards whites.

1992 - Law enforcement officials in Texas called for a ban on Ice-T's "Cop Killer" album.

1995 - Ty Hernodon was arrested by an undercover officer on drug possession charges.

1995 - Alanis Morissette released the album "Jagged Little Pill."

2004 - Warner Music Group announced that it would buy Madonna's shares of the Maverick Records label. Madonna had co-founded the label 12 year earlier.
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