Anniversaries

Not Every Band Gets a 50th Anniversary Celebration. Here's Who Could, but Won't

Editor's note: Since Oct. 6, 2012 (the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' debut single "Love Me Do," we've been on a half-century celebration cycle in which we are scheduled to relive every Beatles innovation, every release of the Beatles' landmark career in real time, right until the inevitable 50th anniversary of their breakup in 2020. But what other long-forgotten anniversaries are being overshadowed by the Fab Four (Again?) To answer that question, we present another installment in this series: "The 50th Anniversary of Something Else."

See Also: The Beatles and The 10 Acts that Followed Them into Bubblegum Territory

Thus far in the Beatles American Chronicles, there had not yet been a day like June 6, 1964.

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