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Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day The Stuxnet virus, which was the virus that shut down the Iran’s nuclear plants, made emergency speakers blast “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC before shutting down all systems. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On Jan. 4, 1965, Leo Fender sold his company, Fender Musical Instruments to CBS for $13 million dollars. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Rick Wakeman played the Mellotron on David Bowie's, "A Space Oddity". #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Roy Orbison's trademark look came about when he misplaced his regular glasses and had to rely on a pair of prescription sun-glasses. His management liked the mysterious look it gave him, and soon they were the only ones he wore. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day On Dec. 31, 1961, New Years Eve, The Beatles traveled to London for an audition for Decca Records the next day, Jan. 1, 1962. They recorded about 15 songs on that one day. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Two of The Monkees, Davy Jones and Mike Nesmith shared the same birthday, and it's Dec. 30. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Van Morrison's real name is George Ivan Morrison. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day Milton Gabler, the producer of Bill Haley's "Rock Around The Clock", was an uncle by marriage to actor Billy Crystal. Billy inducted Gabler into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1993. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day In 1959, Even though it has no lyrics what so ever, the guitar instrumental "Rumble", by Link Wray was banned by many U.S. radio stations, who feared the title would promote teen violence. #RockTrivia

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day

Rock n' Roll Trivia of the Day When Elvis first played Las Vegas at the New Frontier Hotel in 1956, Colonel Tom Parker instructed his friends from Memphis to shout "There goes Elvis Presley!" when Elvis walked through the casino. #RockTrivia