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Today In Rock: April 16

1939

Mary Isabel Catherine Bernadette O'Brien (a.k.a. Dusty Springfield) is born in London.

1972

The Move becomes ELO.

1977

10cc hits #5 in the US "The Things We Do For Love".

1983

Heaven 17 hits #2 in the UK with "Temptation".

1989

Like a Prayer (Madonna) was a hit.

1998

'Rumours', by Fleetwood Mac, is certified by the RIAA for sales of 18 million copies.