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A PIECE OF ROCK AND ROLL HISTORY FOUND

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(AP) – The stars of History Channel’s “American Pickers” never expected to
come across a hunk of rock and roll history, specifically a piece of Aerosmith’s history, while filming their hit TV show.

Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz of “American Pickers” were astonished to find the dilapidated van during filming in Chesterfield, a town about 100 miles west of Boston. The episode aired on July 30.

The property owner said the 1964 International Harvester Metro van was there
when he bought the land from someone with a connection to Aerosmith.

The reality show stars were able to get in contact with Ray Tabano, a founding member of Aerosmith, who confirmed it was the van the rockers used in the
1970s before they hit it

The pickers paid $25,000 for the van Wolfe called a “piece of American rock
and roll history.”

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Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz

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Aerosmith today.

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IT WAS ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY

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On this day in 1974, President Richard Nixon announced that he
would resign the following day.

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The Great Train Robbery is the name given to a $45 million train
robbery
committed on this day in 1963 at Bridego Railway.

Under the guidance of police officers, three hooded men are taken to waiting police cars at Linslade, Buckinghamshire, after being remanded in custody on charges in connection with the great train robbery the previous week. Two women were also remanded in custody.
Arrests soon followed the robbery. Here three men are taken to a
police van at Linslade Court House, Buckinghamshire, after being remanded in custody in late August 1963.

circa 1963:  English criminal Bruce Reynolds (left), a member of the gang which robbed a mail train of over two million pounds at Cheddington, Buckinghamshire, with (from left) his wife, Frances, Barbara Daly and John Daly.
Gang member Bruce Reynolds, pictured here circa 1963 on 
the left with his wife Frances, Barbara Daly and brother-in-
law John Daly. Daly was arrested but released due to lack
of evidence.

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It was on this day in 1942.

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Actor Dustin Lee Hoffman is 81 today. He was born in 
Los Angeles
, California.

Dustin Hoffman won the Academy Award for Best Actor in
1980 for Kramer vs. Kramer, and in 1989 for Rain Man. He
also played leading roles in the films Midnight Cowboy
(1969) and
Tootsie (1982). Hoffman had his breakthrough
role as Benjamin Braddock in the 1967 classic film The
Graduate.

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