Actor Gary Cooper was born on this day in 1901

Actor Gary Cooper was born on May 7, 1901, in Helena, Montana. Spanning from the silent film era to the early 1960s, Academy Award-winning actor Gary Cooper built much of his career by playing strong, manly, distinctly American roles.

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Portuguese artist José de Almada Negreiros was born today on 1893

José de Almada Negreiros was a Portuguese artist born on April 7, 1893. Almada developed ballet choreographies and worked on tapestry, engraving, murals, caricature, mosaic, azulejo tiles and stained glass.

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“Black Sabbath”: Unleashed on Friday the 13th February, 1970

What could be more appropriate for Black Sabbath to release their self-titled debut in 1970 than a Friday the 13th? On this day, Sabbath unleashed an album that revolutionizes the 1970’s music scene and music history forever. We revisit the outstanding Black Sabbath debut

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In 1970 John Lennon becomes the first solo Beatle to appear on Top Of The Pops when he performs his single “Instant Karma!”

John Lennon was officially still a Beatles member when he performed his hit single “Instant Karma!” on BBC’s Top Of The Pops. The song, which is considered one of the fastest-released songs in pop music history scored a big hit for Lennon and remains one of his most popular ones

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The Doors’ Solid Rock of “Morrison Hotel”

On February 9, 1970, The Doors redefine and reinvent themselves with a solid Rock album that was a drastic departure from their previous (and failed) attempt at making orchestral music. We look back at this timeless Rock classic that even inspired the name of a famous restaurant chain

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Psychedelic Rock Dutch Rock band Shocking Blue peaks to No.1 on the U.S Hot 100 in 1970

“Venus” remains Shocking Blue’s signature song, the Dutch band enjoyed a wave of global success during their years active as a band, they were the first Dutch band to score a No.1 song on the U.S Hot 100

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In 2007 an unreleased Jim Morrison song is used by Perry Farrell’s Satellite Party to publicize the dangers of Global Warming

During his lifetime, Jim Morrison most probably never heard or talked about Global Warming, however, one of his unreleased songs was used decades after his untimely demise by Perry Farrell’s project Satellite Party to publicize the dangers of it

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The Life And Career Of Janis “Pearl” Joplin On Her 76th Birthday

She paved the way for the modern female Rock Star, through her attitude, looks, and voice, her unique vocals and charisma have placed her on the Rock Stardom Pantheon, we look back at the force of nature that was Janis Joplin on the day that marks her 76th birthday

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15 Quotes By Janis Joplin 

Janis Joplin only lived for 27 years, but those years were as intense as it gets. She loved to sing, she loved to live and she loved to see people having fun. She also gave many society outcasts a voice not just through her singing but also her own personal words. We’ve assembled 15 quotes by one of Rock’s most ferocious voices ever

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The  Doors Studio Albums With Jim Morrison Rated And Reviewed 

We’ve rated, reviewed and tell you some of the back story behind all the six Doors studio albums made with Jim Morrison between 1967 and 1971

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The legendary Jimi Hendrix was born 76 years ago 

Today marks the 76th anniversary of Jimi Hendrix. We look back at his life and career and how he changed the game for Rock guitarists and his enduring influence and popularity 48 years after his untimely death

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The Partridge Family debut single “I Think I Love You” peaks to No.1 in 1970

“I Think I Love You”  was released as the debut single by The Partridge Family pop group, featuring David Cassidy on lead vocals and Shirley Jones on background vocals. It premiered on the first episode of The Partridge Family TV series in 1970 and peaked to No.1 on the Hot 100

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Revisiting the John Lennon’s debut solo album “John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band”

Recorded and released in 1970, on the aftermath of The Beatles break up, John Lennon distances himself on purpose from all the musical structure The Beatles did, the result is a brilliant masterpiece

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The Led Zeppelin Folk Adventure: “Led Zeppelin III” 

“Led Zeppelin III” was a turning point on Led Zeppelin’s career. Their third album released on October 5th, 1970, unlike it’s predecessors “I” and “II”, was mostly based on acoustic and folk songs

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Jim Morrison is sentenced to 6 months of hard labor on this day in 1970

On March 1st, 1969, The Doors play one of Rock History’s most infamous concerts at The Dinner Key Auditorium in Miami, Florida in what came to be known as the “Miami Incident”. On September 20th, 1970 Judge Goodman sentenced Morrison to six months hard labor

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Remembering Creedence Clearwater Revival’s Tom Fogerty

Tom Fogerty died on this day in 1990, he was the brother of John Fogerty and played rhythm guitar in the band that achieved immense worldwide success during the late 60’s and early 70’s with their unique blend of country and psychedelic rock

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German Top Model Claudia Schiffer: A Fashion Icon

The 1990’s fashion icon is one of the most famous Top Models of all time, she was the first Chanel blonde and has appeared on more than one thousand magazine covers and holds the record for the model with the most magazine covers,

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The Top 5 Essential River Phoenix Movies and His Life and Career

River Phoenix was one of the most promising and talented actors of his generation, the young Hollywood star who prematurely left us aged only 23 was born on August 23, 1970. We look back and remember his talent

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Former child actor Danny Bonaduce turns 59 today

Danny Bonaduce was born on August 13, 1959. The child actor first appeared on television in commercials and on such shows as Bewitched and Mayberry R.F.D. Cast as the wise-cracking Danny Partridge, he shot to stardom as part of the hit show The Partridge Family in 1970.

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The Doors play their last concert with Jim Morrison at The Warehouse, New Orleans in 1970

In late 1970, The Doors were recording what would be their final studio album with Jim Morrison. Five days after Jim Morrison’s 27th birthday, on December 12th, the band plays at The Warehouse, a popular venue in New Orleans, without knowing it would be the last time the four of them would play together. Read about that evening and what happened to the tapes that recorded the show.

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On October 1970, a Portuguese magazine publishes an article on Jimi Hendrix’s death and how his girlfriend is about to give birth to his child…

A few days after Jimi Hendrix’s death, the Portuguese magazine Antena published an article about his early demise and how despite the tragedy his son “Jimi Hendrix Jr.” was about to be born from no more no less than Mick Jagger’s girlfriend at the time, American singer Marsha Hunt

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