March 28 in Classic Rock History

March 28, 1964, Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museum unveiled the wax statues of The Beatles.  The Fab Four were the first pop stars to be immortalized at the museum.

March 28, 1973, Led Zeppelin released ‘Houses Of The Holy’ in the UK.

March 28, 1976, Genesis began their first North American tour since the departure of Peter Gabriel in Buffalo, NY.

March 28, 1981, Blondie started a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Rapture’, the group’s fourth US No. 1.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCsKIswjk1o

March 28, 2000, Jimmy Page accepted was awarded an undisclosed amount of damages from a publication that had previously claimed he contributed to the death of drummer John Bonham.

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