On this day: July 7

Published On: Jul 09 2013 12:26:27 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 07 2016 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 - Charlie Louvin
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1927: Singer-songwriter Charlie Louvin, best known as one half of the country music duo The Louvin Brothers, is born Charles Elzer Loudermilk in Henagar, Alabama. Charlie and Ira Louvin, whose hit songs included "I Don't Believe You've Met My Baby," "The Knoxville Girl," "When I Stop Dreaming" and "Cash on the Barrelhead," started off as gospel artists and became Grand Ole Opry members in 1955. Charlie Louvin died of pancreatic cancer at age 83 on Jan. 26, 2011.

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