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Tennessee Ernie Ford's 'Sixteen Tons' First Appeared On The Charts

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Undated -- On November second, 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford's "Sixteen Tons" first appeared on the charts.

In 1959, game show contestant Charles Van Doren told a House panel that he had been given questions and answers in advance before appearing on the quiz show "Twenty-One" on NBC.

In 1963, Dion walked out of a live taping of the British TV program "Ready, Steady, Go," claiming that he was distracted by the go-go dancers.

Also in 1963, the single "Be True to Your School" by the Beach Boys was released.

In 1968, the single "For Once In My Life" by Stevie Wonder was released.

In 1974, George Harrison went on his first tour in eight years. He was on the road in support of his "Dark Horse" album.

In 1979, Mick and Bianca Jagger divorced.

Also in 1979, the movie version of the Who's "Quadrophenia" opened.

In 2006, Rod Stewart's divorce from Rachel Hunter was finalized, seven years after they separated. He had proposed to model Penny Lancaster in that time and had a baby with her.

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