The Beach Boys release "Good Vibrations," a rebuilt London Bridge opens in the Arizona desert, a vice president resigns, and the entertainment world loses Yul Brynner, Orson Welles and Christopher Reeve, all on this day.
2004: Former major-league third baseman Ken Caminiti, who played 15 seasons with the Houston Astros, San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers and Atlanta Braves, dies of a drug overdose at age 41 in The Bronx, New York. He was the 1996 National League Most Valuable Player and hit 239 home runs in his career, but later admitted to using steroids during his MVP season and for several seasons afterward.
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