The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.
1917: Jazz pianist and composer Thelonious Monk, known for his unique improvisational style and who is the second-most recorded jazz composer after Duke Ellington, is born in Rocky Mount, N.C.
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