On this day: July 4

Published On: Jun 27 2012 04:29:44 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 04 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.

OTD July 4 - Bill Withers
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1938: Singer-songwriter Bill Withers, known for hits such as "Lean on Me," "Ain't No Sunshine," "Use Me," "Just the Two of Us" and "Lovely Day," is born in Slab Fork, West Virginia.

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