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Today in History: Kurt Cobain Is Born, John Glenn Orbits the Earth

By David McMillan

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Kurt Cobain, front man for Nirvana, is born in 1967. Fast Focus TV posted this live performance of Nirvana's "Lithium," filmed at the Reading Festival in England just two years before Cobain's untimely death at the age of 27:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art opens in New York in 1872. In 2008, the Museum opened an exhibit dedicated to art and fashion inspired by comic book characters. sent one of their reporters to cover the exhibit:

And on this date in 1962, John Glenn becomes first American to orbit around the earth. Charlie Rose
sat down for an extensive interview with Glenn to look back on his accomplishments, both here on earth and above:

Till next time...
David McMillan