On this day: May 16

POSTED: 12:19 AM PDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 15, 2016 

Joan of Arc is sainted, the first Academy Awards are handed out, SpaghettiOs debut, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde" hit record store shelves, and Sammy Davis Jr. and Jim Henson pass away, all on this day.

OTD May 16 - Blonde on Blonde
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Columbia Records

1966: Bob Dylan releases "Blonde on Blonde," one of the first double album in rock music. The album, which features songs such as "Rainy Day Women #12 & 35," "I Want You," "Just Like a Woman" and "Visions of Johanna," would peak at No. 9 on the U.S. Billboard 200 chart and reach No. 3 in the United Kingdom.


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