MARCH 29: The Daily Flashback

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1932: Jack Benny made his radio debut.
1951: “The King and I” opened on Broadway.
1962: Jack Paar made his final appearance on “The Tonight Show.”
1973: Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone.
1975: Led Zeppelin became the first band in history to have six albums on the Billboard chart at once: Physical Graffiti (No. 1), Led Zeppelin IV, House of the Holy, Led Zeppelin II, Led Zeppelin and Led Zeppelin III.
1978: Tina Turner was officially divorced from husband Ike.
1980: Brian Johnson of the band Geordie gets a new, slightly more high-profile gig: replacing the deceased Bon Scott in AC/DC.
1983: Erno Rubik was granted a patent for his Magic Cube (U.S. Patent 4,378,116).
1993: Clint Eastwood won his first Oscars – best film and best director for the film “Unforgiven.”
2006: Tom Jones was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.

BIRTHDAYS
1916: Eugene McCarthy
1918: Pearl Bailey
1943: Eric Idle
1944: Terry Jacks
1949: Michael Brecker
1958: Perry Farrell
1967: John Popper

DEATHS
1980: Mantovani
1985: Jeanne Deckers (aka the Singing Nun)
1999: Joe Williams
2001: John Lewis

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