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'South Park' celebrates its 250th episode

"The Cissy" is the third episode in the 18th season of the American animated television series South Park. The 250th overall episode, it was written and directed by series co-creator Trey Parker. The episode premiered on Comedy Central in the United States in 2014. The episode explores the culture of transgender individuals and gender identity.

Eddie Vedder joins Pearl Jam for the first time

Pearl Jam was formed in 1990 by Ament, Gossard, and McCready, who then recruited Vedder and three different drummers in sequence. The band originally took the name Mookie Blaylock but was forced to change it when the band signed to Epic Records in 1991, instead of calling their debut album Ten, after Blaylock's jersey number.

Pink Floyd's album 'The Dark Side of the Moon' breaks record

The Dark Side of the Moon produced two singles: "Money" and "Us and Them". The album topped the Billboard chart for a week and remained on the chart for 741 weeks from 1973 to 1988 and made a record. Following a change in how Billboard counts sales in 2009, it re-entered the chart and has since appeared for over 900 weeks. With estimated sales of over 45 million, it is Pink Floyd's best-selling album and one of the bestselling worldwide.

Chuck Berry is awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

The "King of Rock and Roll," Chuck Berry was honored with the 1,857th star on the world famous Hollywood Walk of Fame. Johnny Grant, Honorary Mayor of Hollywood and Chairman of the Walk of Fame Committee, served as Master of Ceremonies with Bill Welsh, President of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce officiating.

Sex Pistols sign contract with EMI

The Sex Pistols were an English punk rock band formed in London in 1975. They initiated the punk movement in the United Kingdom and still serve as an inspiration to many musicians. After they signed a two-year contract with EMI, they released their first single called Anarchy in the UK.

'The album Led Zeppelin II' is 100th week on the UK album charts

Led Zeppelin II is the second studio album by the English rock band Led Zeppelin, released in October 1969 in the US and later on in the UK by Atlantic Records. Recording sessions for the album took place at several locations in both the United Kingdom and North America from January to August 1969.

Roy Orbison is at #1 with 'Oh Pretty Woman'

"Oh, Pretty Woman" or "Pretty Woman" is a song recorded by Roy Orbison, written by Orbison and Bill Dees. Within months of its release, in October 1964, the single was certified gold by the RIAA. At the year's end, Billboard ranked it the number four song of 1964.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1980

The Miz

born 1997

Bella Thorne

born 1985

Bruno Mars