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On this day: May 10

POSTED: 02:38 PM PDT May 09, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 09, 2013 

The First Transcontinental Railroad is completed, "Rock Around the Clock" is released, The Incredible Hulk makes his debut, Wilt Chamberlain plays his last game, and Nelson Mandela is inaugurated, all on this day.

OTD May 10 - Rock Around the Clock
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Decca Records

1954: Bill Haley & His Comets release "Rock Around the Clock." A little more than a year later it would become the first rock 'n' roll record to reach No. 1 on the Billboard Pop charts.

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