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  • Roseanne Barr in interview: 'I made myself a hate magnet'

    Roseanne Barr in interview: 'I made myself a hate magnet'

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:56:48 GMT
    (Adam Rose/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and Laurie Metcalf appear in a scene from the reboot of the popular comedy series "Roseanne." ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thur...(Adam Rose/ABC via AP). In this image released by ABC, Roseanne Barr, left, and Laurie Metcalf appear in a scene from the reboot of the popular comedy series "Roseanne." ABC, which canceled its "Roseanne" revival over its star's racist tweet, said Thur...
    In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr says she feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne.".More >>
    In an emotional interview, Roseanne Barr says she feels remorse for the racist tweet that prompted ABC to cancel the revival of "Roseanne.".More >>
  • Authorities investigating fatal Minneapolis police shooting

    Authorities investigating fatal Minneapolis police shooting

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:56:40 GMT
    (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP). A crowd gathers near the scene of an officer-involved shooting which took place a few hours earlier Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a...(Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP). A crowd gathers near the scene of an officer-involved shooting which took place a few hours earlier Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. Police in Minneapolis say officers shot and killed a man who was firing a...
    Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police on Saturday shot and killed a man following reports he was firing a handgun as he walked outside.More >>
    Authorities are investigating after Minneapolis police on Saturday shot and killed a man following reports he was firing a handgun as he walked outside.More >>
  • Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

    Former US poet laureate Donald Hall dies in New Hampshire

    Sunday, June 24 2018 2:56 PM EDT2018-06-24 18:56:34 GMT
    The daughter of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall says he has died at age 8 at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire.More >>
    The daughter of former U.S. poet laureate Donald Hall says he has died at age 8 at his home in Wilmot, New Hampshire.More >>

On September 20th, 1964, The Beatles completed their first official U.S. tour by performing a benefit concert.

The band also made another appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show."   

In 1966, George Harrison traveled to India for his first meeting with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.

In 1970, Jim Morrison of The Doors was found guilty of indecent exposure and use of profanity in connection with a concert in Miami in 1969.

He was found innocent of lewdness and public drunkenness.

The guilty verdicts were appealed, but Morrison died before the case was resolved.

In 1973, singer Jim Croce and five others were killed when their plane crashed after takeoff. Croce was on his way to a concert in Texas.

He was 30.

In 1975, the Bay City Rollers were the first musical guests on Howard Cosell's short-lived Saturday night variety show.

Also in 1975, Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" album was released.

In 1976, The Captain and Tennille's music variety show premiered on ABC.

In 1984, "The Cosby Show" starring Bill Cosby, debuted on NBC.

In 1986, "Matlock" starring Andy Griffith, premiered on NBC.

In 2003, musician Melissa Etheridge and actress Tammy Lynn Michaels held a commitment ceremony. They have since split up.

In 2005, J.D. Fortune of Toronto was chosen as the new singer for INXS (in-ex-ES') on the CBS reality show "Rock Star: INXS."

Today's Birthdays: Singer Gogi Grant is 91. Actress Sophia Loren is 81. Bassist Chuck Panozzo (Styx) is 67. Jazz guitarist Peter White is 61. Actress Betsy Brantley ("Deep Impact") is 60. Actor Gary Cole is 59. Bassist Randy Bradbury of Pennywise is 51. Actress Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock From The Sun") is 48. Singers Gunnar and Matthew Nelson of Nelson are 48. Bassist Ben Shepherd (Soundgarden) is 47. Actress Enuka Okuma ("Rookie Blue") is 43. Singer The Dream is 38. Drummer Rick Woolstenhulme (WOOL'-sten-hyoolm) of Lifehouse is 36. Rapper Yung Joc is 33.

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