Krakatoa blows its top, The Guinness Book of World Records debuts, "Mary Poppins" premieres, The Beatles meet The King, and a guitar great dies, all on this day.
1990: Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan, who helped ignite the blues revival of the 1980s with his band Double Trouble, dies along with three others when the helicopter he's riding in crashes into a hill following a performance in East Troy, Wisconsin. He was 35 years old.
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