The Scottsboro Boys are arrested, John and Yoko take to bed, a New York City nightclub fire kills 87, and mad cow disease halts British beef exports, all on this day.
1942: Singer Aretha Franklin, who earned the nickname "Queen of Soul" thanks to songs like "I Never Loved a Man (The Way I Love You)," "(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman," "Think," "Chain of Fools" and "Respect," is born in Memphis, Tenn.
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