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Most people have heard Don McLean’s song “American Pie” at least once in their life, but did you know it was inspired by the abrupt death of Buddy Holly? On February 3, 1959, Buddy Holly boarded a plane that crashed not long after the takeoff, killing its passengers. When the news of Buddy Holly’s death hit the media, it became known as “the day the music died”.

Buddy Holly