Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.
2003: Singer-songwriter Robert Palmer, best known for his hits "Simply Irresistible" and "Addicted to Love" and their iconic videos featuring a bevy of near-identically clad, heavily made-up female "musicians," dies from a heart attack at the age of 54 in Paris, France.
The San Francisco Railway Museum
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Vilnius Tourist Board
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