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Shakira's "She Wolf" premieres

"She Wolf" is a song by Colombian singer and songwriter Shakira, taken from her eighth studio album of the same name. Upon its release, "She Wolf" was met with a favorable reception from music critics, many of whom praised it for its inventiveness. Commercially, "She Wolf" performed well on record charts.

Hugh Grant appears on the Tonight Show

In the much-watched interview, Grant was noted for not making excuses for the incident after Leno asked him, "What the hell were you thinking?" Grant answered, "I think you know in life what's a good thing to do and what's a bad thing, and I did a bad thing. And there you have it."

The first MTV Movie awards is broadcast

The MTV Movie & TV Awards is a film and television awards show presented annually on MTV. The nominees are decided by producers and executives at MTV. Winners are decided online by the general public. Terminator 2: Judgment Day won the Best Movie category in the 1992 edition of the show.

Playboy publishes nude pictures of Madonna

Penthouse and Playboy magazines published a number of nude photos of Madonna, taken in New York in 1978. She had posed for the photographs as she needed money at the time and was paid as little as $25 a session. The publication of the photos caused a media uproar, but Madonna remained "unapologetic and defiant".

Walt Disney's "Fox & The Hound" is released

The Fox and the Hound is an American animated drama film produced by Walt Disney Productions and loosely based on the novel of the same name by Daniel P. Mannix. The film tells the story of two unlikely friends, a red fox named Tod and a hound dog named Copper.

The funeral of Brian Jones takes place in his home town

Jones was discovered motionless at the bottom of his swimming pool at Cotchford Farm. His Swedish girlfriend, Anna Wohlin, was convinced Jones was alive when he was taken out of the pool, insisting he still had a pulse. However, by the time the doctors arrived, it was too late and he was pronounced dead.

Eric Clapton announces that Cream would break-up

Cream decided that they would break up in May 1968 during a tour of the US. Later, in July, an official announcement was made that the band would break up after a farewell tour of the United States and after playing two concerts in London.

Beatles' "VI" album goes #1 & stays #1 for 6 weeks

Beatles VI is the Beatles' seventh Capitol Records release in the United States and Canada. It was the ninth album released into that market in less than one and a half years. The LP was released in both mono and stereo versions and reached number one in Billboard for six weeks.

Rolling Stones score their 1st US #1 single

"(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" was first released as a single in the United States and was also featured on the American version of the Rolling Stones' fourth studio album, Out of Our Heads, released that July. "Satisfaction" was a hit, giving the Stones their first number one in the US.

200,000 Liverpudlians celebrate The Beatles return to Liverpool

The film premiered at the Pavilion Theatre in London, on the eve of Ringo Starr's 24th birthday, and the soundtrack was released four days later. A Hard Day's Night set records at the London Pavilion by grossing over $20,000 in the first week, ultimately becoming so popular that more than 1,600 prints were in circulation simultaneously.

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