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1873 - Composer Daniel Gregory Mason was born.
1987 - "Sign 'O' The Times," Prince's third movie, opened.
1991 - Randy Jackson was sentenced in Los Angeles to a month in jail for violating probation related to charges of beating his wife in the previous January.
1994 - David Crosby got a liver transplant.
1995 - A new Beatles recording, "Free As a Bird," began airing on radio stations. The song had debuted on ABC-TV the night before.
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1997 - Kenny G. received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1998 - Alanis Morissette did an in store performance for the opening of a Tower records store in Buenos Aires. The proceeds from the sale of her album for the day were donated to a local children's hospital.
1998 - A three-day World Conference on Music and Censorship began in Copenhagen.
2001 - KISS released The Box Set. The set included 92 tracks.
2015 - The Grateful Dead concert video "Fare Thee Well" was released in the U.S.