On this day: July 2

POSTED: 11:01 AM PDT Jun 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 01, 2014 

A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.

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2005: MTV and VH1 air the eight hours of the Live 8 concerts. The performances, featuring U2, Coldplay, Madonna, Dave Matthews Band and a reunited Pink Floyd among many others, were held in eight cities to raise awareness of poverty in Africa.

 
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