In 1929, American Bandstand host Dick Clark was born. Check out this clip of Dick interviewing New Edition.

http://youtu.be/8Oudg6LJAXU

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In 1953, June Pointer (the Pointer Sisters) was born. Here is an old interview witht the Sisters.

http://youtu.be/gYJr7GQjNJY

 

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In 1969, David Bowie, The Graham Bond Organisation and Dusty Springfield all performed at a fund raising show in London for youth magazine 'Rave.'

 

1973, John Moyer, bass player for Disturbed, was born.

http://youtu.be/09LTT0xwdfw

 

In 1982, the highest selling album of all time, Michael Jackson's Thriller was released.

http://youtu.be/jQ_ExkfcBao

 

In 1994, Tupac Shakur was shot five times during a robbery outside a New York City recording studio.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-ELnDPmI8w&feature=share&list=PLBB3EF83FDD1A6FE3

 

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In 2005, news broke that Michael Jackson was under investigation for trafficking drugs to feed his 40 pills-a-day habit.

http://youtu.be/CAA6ltsCcdk

 

 

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