JUNE 11: The Daily Flashback

1949: Hank Williams made his debut at the Grand Ole Opry, where he played his new single “Lovesick Blues” and earned an amazing six encores.
1982: Steven Spielberg’s movie “E.T.” opened.
1986: “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” hits theaters.
1993: Steven Spielberg’s movie “Jurassic Park” opened.
1992: ABBA’s Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson joined U2 onstage at their concert in Stockholm for a rendition of ABBA’s 1976 smash “Dancing Queen.”
2002: The television series “American Idol” debuted, featuring judges Randy Jackson, Paula Abdul and Simon Cowell.

1864: Richard Strauss
1920: Shelly Manne
1935: Gene Wilder
1940: Joey Dee
1949: Frank Beard
1951: Bonnie Pointer
1952: Donnie Van Zant
1961: Kim and Kelley Deal
1969: Peter Dinklage

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