On this day: July 25

POSTED: 04:34 PM PDT Jul 24, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 24, 2016 

America gives its Army generals five stars, a family favorite amusement park ride is patented, Dylan plugs in, and Roseanne "sings," all on this day.

OTD July 25 - Roseanne Barr
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1990: Controversy arises after comedian Roseanne Barr sings an off-key version of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at a San Diego Padres game and follows it by spitting and grabbing her crotch. Barr's actions offended many, including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition "disgraceful."


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