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Today in History 07/12/13: Disco is Dealt Death Blow by Fans of the Chicago White Sox.

Today in History 07/12/13: Disco is Dealt Death Blow by Fans of the Chicago White Sox.

As the 1970's came to an end, the age of disco was also nearing its finale. But for all of its decadence and overexposure, disco didn't quite die a natural death by collapsing under its own weight. Instead, it was killed by a public backlash that reached its peak on this day in 1979 with the infamous "Disco Demolition" night at Chicago's Comiskey Park.

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