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  • August 2nd, 2015

    1957, The official Elvis Presley Fan Club was launched in the UK. Read More
  • August 1st, 2015

    1963, The first 'Beatles Monthly' was published. A magazine devoted to the group, it continued for 77 editions until 1969 and at its peak was selling over 350,000 copies a month. Read More
  • July 31st, 2015

    1955, Elvis Presley performed three shows at Fort Homer Hesterly Armory in Tampa, Florida, (2 matinee and 1 evening). A full scale riot broke out after the show when Elvis announced to the 14,000 strong crowd, "Girls, I'll see you backstage." Fans chased Elvis into the dressing room tearing off his clothes and shoes. Other acts who appeared here include Tom Jones, The Animals, James Brown, Buddy Holly, Pink Floyd, Johnny Cash and the Doors. Read More

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