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:: Today in Rock History ::
- in 1970 - The Grateful Dead played their first UK date at the Hollywood Music Festival in Newcastle. Also on the bill were Steppenwolf, Family and new band at the time Mungo Jerry. The Dead's set lasted four hours.
Two other pop and rock festivals took place in the UK on this day, at Bath there were performances most notably by Wishbone Ash, Argent and Fleetwood Mac while at Plumpton Tom Rush, Free and Van der Graff Generator among others stepped up.
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Elvis Presley was an avid gun collector with a collection of over 40 weapons which included M-16s and a Thompson sub-machine gun.