APRIL 27: The Daily Flashback

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1964: John Lennon’s “In His Own Write”, a collection of poems, prose and drawings, was published in the U.S.
1965: “Pampers” were patented by R.C. Duncan.
1973: Opryland opened in Nashville.
1981: The Beatle and the Bond Girl: Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach were married in London.
1983: Nolan Ryan broke a 55-year-old major league baseball record when he struck out his 3,509th batter of his career.
1990: Axl Rose married Erin Everly. The marriage lasted for 27 days.
1991: Bonnie Raitt and Michael O’Keefe were married.
2002: For the first time since 1963, there are no British acts in Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
2003: Iggy Pop reunited with The Stooges for the first time in 30 years to close out the Coachella festival.
2006: In NYC, construction began on the 1,776-foot One World Trade Center on the site of former World Trade Center.
2012: Bob Dylan received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, which is the highest honor awarded to a United States civilian citizen. Dylan was only the 29th musician to receive the award. Previous recipients include Frank Sinatra, Aretha Franklin, and Irving Berlin.

BIRTHDAYS
1932: Casey Kasem
1947: David Peel
1948: Kate Pierson
1951: Ace Frehley
1956: Bryan Harvey
1959: Sheena Easton
1984: Patrick Stump

DEATHS
1984: Z.Z. Hill
1992: Olivier Messiaen
1999: Al Hirt
2000: Vicki Sue Robinson
2007: Mstislav Rostropovich

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