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Willie Nelson Made His Debut On The Album Charts With "Red Headed Stranger"

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Undated -- On July 21st, 1971, Carole King received a gold album for "Tapestry."

In 1975, Willie Nelson made his debut on the album charts with "Red Headed Stranger." It contained the hit "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain."

In 1987, Guns N' Roses released their debut album, "Appetite for Destruction."

In 1990, Roger Waters, Cyndi Lauper, Sinead O'Connor, Phil Collins, Bryan Adams and others gave a benefit concert of songs from Pink Floyd's album "The Wall" in East Berlin, Germany. At the end of the concert, a mock wall made of plastic foam fell. Proceeds from ticket sales went to an international fund for disaster relief.

Also in 1990, the BBC's Radio One apologized to listeners after Madonna repeatedly cursed during a live concert broadcast.

In 1992, the mayor of Los Angeles declared "Arsenio Hall Day" in honor of the talk show host.

In 1996, guitarist Kim Thayil of Soundgarden was arrested for allegedly hitting a fan who was trying to take his picture in a hotel in Rockingham, North Carolina.

In 1998, actor Robert Young died at his home in California. He was 91. He's probably best known for playing the dad on "Father Knows Best."

Associated Press

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