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A Divorce for a Beatle and Bowie meets Cher in Today’s Rock History!

NOVEMBER 8TH IS THE 312TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS COOK SOMETHING BOLD DAY, NATIONAL CAPPUCCINO DAY, NATIONAL DUNCE DAY, NATIONAL HARVEY WALLBANGER DAY, AND X-RAY DAY.

1968

After six years of marriage, Cynthia Powell Lennon is granted a divorce from her husband, John. He is absent from the London court, staying with Yoko Ono in a hospital, where it is feared she might suffer a miscarriage (which she did on November 21).

1986

After “More Than A Feeling” reached number five in ‘76 and “Don’t Look Back” made it to number four in 78, Boston finally scored their first and only number one single with “Amanda”.

2002

Pink Floyd guitarist Dave Gilmour was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II.

1975

David Bowie made his US TV debut performing “Fame”, on the Cher CBS-TV show.

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