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17 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘III’ With New Singer Gary Cherone

On March 17, 1998, Van Halen's recording career hit its first (and so far only) road bump with the release of III, an album that debuted their third singer, former Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone.

After decades of amazing success with two very different frontma

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Start Your Genealogical Journey Tonight

My ancestors were a lot more interesting than I am. My grandmother’s brother enlisted as a Private in the Civil War , my mother’s grandfather was a blacksmith in the village of Columbiaville and my grandfather (photo) emigrated to Michigan from the family farm in County Westmeath, Ireland. The Lapeer County Genealogical Society is meeting tonight (3/10) at the First Presbyterian Church in Lapeer at 7 PM.

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Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
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32 Years Ago: Cliff Burton Plays First Show With Metallica

On March 5, 1983, a scruffy crew of acne-afflicted youths going by the conspicuous band name of Metallica took a major step toward becoming the kings of thrash metal when they mounted a stage for the first time alongside new bassist Cliff Burton.

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37 Years Ago: Whitesnake Play Their First Concert

On March 3, 1978, former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale and his new group Whitesnake performed their first concert at Lincoln Polytech.

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41 Years Ago: Aerosmith Avoid the Sophomore Jinx With ‘Get Your Wings’

Aerosmith released their second album on March 1, 1974.

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46 Years Ago: The Doors’ Jim Morrison Allegedly Exposes Himself on Stage

Did he or didn't he?

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32 Years Ago: Styx Come Apart with ‘Kilroy Was Here’

Styx's 'Kilroy Was Here' concept album was released on Feb. 28, 1983.

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27 Years Ago: Robert Plant Finally Embraces His Past on ‘Now and Zen’

On Feb. 29, 1988, Robert Plant released his fourth solo album, 'Now and Zen.'

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32 Years Ago: Journey Release State-of-the-Art ‘Frontiers,’ the Beginning of the End

When Journey started recording their eighth album, 'Frontiers' -- which was released in February 1983 -- they were coming off their biggest year ever.

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Remembering Vietnam

 

On March 6, 7, and 8th the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 287 of Lapeer County will be hosting a 50th Anniversary of Vietnam Commemorative event. This is event is being held at the American Legion Post 16, on West Genesee in Lapeer, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.This event is to honor Vietnam Veterans and their families and show appreciation and solemnity of war and the losses suffered by many.

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‘A Beautiful Mind’ (2001)
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Journey Through Oscar History With This Gallery of All 86 Best Picture Winners

This Sunday’s Oscars will be the 87th annual Academy Awards. In nearly a century of honoring Hollywood’s best, the Academy has sometimes has made some bold choices, and some dumb choices. This gallery has them all; the complete history of nine decades of Best Picture winners in pictures. Some are classics, still watched to this day. A few are almost totally forgotten to history. (Cavalcade, anyone?) But they all won. Even Crash, somehow.

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Station Nightclub Fire
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12 Years Ago: Great White Concert Fire Kills 100

On Feb. 20, 2003, during a Great White show at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., 100 people lost their lives and over 200 were injured in a fire caused by the band's pyrotechnic display.

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