On this day: July 29

Published On: Jul 15 2013 04:38:01 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 29 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Vincent van Gogh dies, the Summer Olympics return after World War II, Jack Paar debuts on the "Tonight" show, Dylan crashes his motorcycle, and Prince Charles marries Diana, all on this day.

OTD July 29 - John Lennon
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1966: The American teen magazine Datebook causes an uproar when it prints some of John Lennon's London Evening Standard interview from five months earlier in which the Beatle said "We're more popular than Jesus now." The article would set off a public backlash in America against the band that would culminate in public bonfires of The Beatles' records and some radio stations banning the band's music.

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