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Today In Rock: December 18

1943

Keith Richards was born.

1961

"Well, I Told You" by the Chantels goes to #29.

1968

Pretty Things release their groundbreaking and critically acclaimed rock opera 'SF Sorrow.'

1971

T. Rex hits #1 in the UK and #32 in the US with 'Electric Warrior'.

1986

Bon Jovi hits #4 in the UK with "Livin' On A Prayer".

1988

Every Rose Has Its Thorn (Poison) was a hit.

2000

Poison, one of the most popular pop-metal bands with big hair and big followings, especially of teenage girls, is certified gold by the RIAA for "Every Rose Has It's Thorn."