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June 19, 1939

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1939 in Atlanta, GA, legislation was enacted that disallowed pinball machines in the city. It was thought that playing pinball would lead to drinking, gambling, prostitution, juvenile delinquency, premature baldness and the writing of a future rock opera. They were right, ‘Tommy’ was released by the ‘Who’ in 1969. … Continue reading

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