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The Day The Music Died  
User currently offlineDreadnought From United States of America, joined Feb 2008, 8711 posts, RR: 24
Posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1172 times:

Feb 3rd: Today is the anniversary of the deaths of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J.P. "The Big Bopper" Richardson, and immortalized by Don McLean in "American Pie"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Day_the_Music_Died


Veni Vidi Castratavi Illegitimos
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User currently onlineAirstud From United States of America, joined Nov 2000, 2562 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 1139 times:

Also the 10th anniversary of the loss of space shuttle Columbia just passed.

Ides of March, schmides of March: Beware the start of February.



Pancakes are delicious.
User currently offlineseb146 From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 11128 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (1 year 2 months 2 weeks 2 days ago) and read 1108 times:

Quoting Airstud (Reply 1):
Beware the start of February.

Didn't we lose Challenger in January, too? Seems like the first six weeks of the year is pretty bad.

I am not a fan of 1950s rock and roll, but they did lay the foundation for classics like Queen, Beatles, Rolling Stones, Rush, etc. so, yeah, it was a sad day.



Life in the wall is a drag.
User currently offlinezruda From Czech Republic, joined May 2006, 784 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 764 times:

the native Americans called February a month of Death, I heard...


there is no coincidence
User currently offlineCadet985 From United States of America, joined Mar 2002, 1513 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 738 times:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhtYS-7hFM0

Another, lesser-known song about the day.

Marc


User currently offlineAesma From France, joined Nov 2009, 6109 posts, RR: 9
Reply 5, posted (1 year 2 months 1 week 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 692 times:

Already a Bonanza was involved ! 21 yo pilot without instrument rating at the yoke, great idea.


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