On this day: December 14

POSTED: 08:12 PM PST Dec 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 13, 2014 

George Washington dies, a spacecraft flies by Venus for the first time, Bob Dylan releases his first single, President George W. Bush ducks flying shoes, and tragedy hits Sandy Hook, all on this day.

OTD December 14 - London Calling
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1979: The album "London Calling" by the Clash is released in the United Kingdom. The band's third studio album, it would be released in the United States in January 1980. It would reach the top 10 in the United Kingdom and sell more than five million copies worldwide, spurred on by its lead single, the top-20 "London Calling."

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