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The Doors

1939

Ray Manzarek was born.

1943

Jim Morrison was born.

1945

John Densmore was born.

1946

Robby Krieger was born.

1967

The Doors hit #1 with “Light My Fire.”

1967

Doors appear on the Ed Sullivan show and perform “Light My Fire,” and despite their agreement to omit the line “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher,” Jim Morrison performs the song with the controversial lyric intact.

1968

Hello, I Love You was a hit.

1971

Jim Morrison passes away

1993

The Doors are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame