Roy Orbison Died Of A Heart Attack

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Undated -- On Dec. 6, 1969, four people died at a Rolling Stones concert at the Altamont Speedway in Livermore, California. One of the victims was stabbed by a Hell's Angel.

In 1970, on the first anniversary of the Altamont Speedway concert, the documentary "Gimme Shelter" premiered in New York. It was about the Rolling Stones' 1969 tour.

In 1988, singer Roy Orbison died of a heart attack near Nashville, Tennessee. He was 52.

In 1995, Michael Jackson collapsed during a rehearsal for an HBO special.

In 2003, musician Elvis Costello married jazz singer Diana Krall.

In 2008, Hootie and the Blowfish drummer Jim "Soni" Sonefeld married Laura Bryan, the ex-wife of Hootie guitarist Mark Bryan.

In 2009, Weezer singer Rivers Cuomo suffered three cracked ribs and internal damage when the band's bus slid on ice and fell eight feet into a ravine.

Associated Press

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