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2000The Rhyme & Reason Tour, featuring the Beastie Boys and Rage Against the Machine postponed due to a biking injury suffered by Beastie Boys principal Mike D.
1999Harry "Sweets" Edison, a soft-spoken trumpet star from the Count Basie band who elegantly backed singers such as Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Williams, Jimmy Rushing and Frank Sinatra, dies in Columbus, Ohio. He is 83.
1998It is announced that Dancin' in the District, Nashville's weekly free downtown concert series held on summer Thursdays at Riverfront Park, will become a 21-and-over event to appease local politicians. The series came under fire after allegations of rampant underage drinking.
1991Warrant lead singer Jani Lane marries model Bobbie Brown in Los Angeles.
1986Queen becomes the first Western act since Louis Armstrong in 1964 to play in Budapest, Hungary.
1984The Prince film ``Purple Rain'' premieres.
1976John Lennon receives his ``green card'' from U.S. immigration authorities.
1949Singer Maureen McGovern is born in Youngstown, Ohio. Her biggest hit is the million-selling No. 1 song ``The Morning After.''
1946Guitarist Al Ramsey of Gary Lewis & the Playboys is born in New Jersey. The group's only No. 1 song is the million-selling ``This Diamond Ring'' in 1965.


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