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March 24, 1815

On March 24, 1815, the first pop group fan club was formed in America. The Handel & Hayden Society was formed in Boston, Massachusetts by Gottlieb Graupner, Thomas Smith Webb, Amasa Winchester and Matthew S. Parker to cultivate and improve … Continue reading

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February 1, 1964

On February 1, 1964, Indiana Governor Mathew Walsh tried to get the rock song by the Kingsmen, “Louie, Louie” banned for obscenity. He went so far as to ‘ban’ the song from the airwaves in Indiana. He claimed that just … Continue reading

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January 20, 1982

On January 20, 1982, Heavy Metal Rock God, Ozzy Osbourne bit the head off a dead bat while giving a concert in Des Moines, Iowa. The deceased, rancid corpse of the rodent was tossed on the stage during the concert, … Continue reading

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April 21, 1963

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1963 the Beatles met the Rolling Stones for the 1st time. While it was decided that any of the Beatles could take Mick Jagger in a fight, fair or unfair, the rest of the … Continue reading

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February 10, 1979

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1979, Rod Stewart’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” peaked at #1 on the music charts and 46% of the women polled responded that he was kinda sexy. In 1999, when women were again polled … Continue reading

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November 6, 1975

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1975, the Sex Pistols played their first live show at St. Martin’s College of Art in London, England. All of the 100 people who attended (which later grew to 14,500 in the telling) left … Continue reading

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September 20, 1970

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1970, the Jim Morrison, the lead singer of the rock group The Doors, pled guilty to the charges of indecent exposure and profanity for his antics at a concert in Miami, Florida. He claimed … Continue reading

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