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On this day: July 7

Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:26:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 07 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sliced bread goes on sale for the first time, Elvis Presley makes his radio debut, Led Zeppelin plays their last concert, Oliver North testifies at the Iran-Contra hearings, and Michael Jackson is remembered by family and friends, all on this day.

OTD July 7 - Doc Severinsen
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1927: Carl "Doc" Severinsen, the composer and trumpeter best known for leading the NBC Orchestra on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson," is born in Arlington, Ore.

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