SEPTEMBER 27TH IS THE 270TH DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS NATIONAL FIRST RESPONDER APPRECIATION DAY, ANCESTOR APPRECIATION DAY, HUG A VEGETARIAN DAY, LOVE NOTE DAY, NATIONAL BAKERY DAY, NATIONAL CHOCOLATE MILK DAY, NATIONAL CORNED BEEF HASH DAY, NATIONAL CRUSH A CAN DAY, AND WORLD TOURISM DAY.
The Beatles’ “Twist and Shout” re-entered the US Pop singles chart over twenty-five years after it first appeared. The song was featured in the films Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Rodney Dangerfield’s Back To School..
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Cliff Burton, bass guitarist for Metallica, was killed when the band’s tour bus skidded and flipped over in rural southern Sweden. The 24-year-old Burton was thrown through a window of the bus, which fell on top of him, crushing him to death.
Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin passed away on the way to the hospital in Tampa, Florida at the age of 76.
Cleveland’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame announced the 2011 inductees that included Alice Cooper, Dr. John, Neil Diamond, Darlene Love and Leon Russell. Among those who were nominated but not selected were Bon Jovi, The J. Geils Band, Donna Summer and Chic.