America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.
1965: Bob Dylan goes electric as he plugs in at the Newport Folk Festival, signaling a major change in folk and rock music. Met with a mix of cheering and booing, he left the stage after only three songs.
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