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This Day in the Arts: August 1

1971:

George Harrison stages his fund-raising Concert for Bangladesh, featuring, among many others, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton.

1981:

Music Television (MTV) debuts with the Buggles’ “Video Killed the Radio Star.”

1986:

Chilean writer Isabel Allende publishes her first novel, The House of the Spirits. Since then her best-selling novels have been translated into 27 languages.


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