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Born: May 24, 1941 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Duluth, Minnesota, USA Profession: Music ...
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1979:
Announced he had become a born-again Christian
2007:
Inspired the film "I'm Not There," written and directed by Todd Haynes; film made use of seven distinct characters to represent different aspects of Dylan's life, played by six different actors
1966:
Involved in a motorcycle crash; became recluse for nine months while recuperating from injuries
1988:
Formed the Traveling Wilburys with George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Jeff Lynne and Tom Petty.
1964:
Played 200 concerts
1961:
Played first concert as opening act for John Lee Hooker
2001:
Released <i>Love and Theft</i> on Sept. 11, 2001; won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Folk Album and was nominated for Album of the Year
2006:
Released the album <i>Modern Times,</i> which earned 3 Grammy nominations, including Best Rock Song for "Someday Baby"
1987:
Returned to acting in "Hearts of Fire"
2003:
After 15 year absence, returned to acting in the lead role of a wandering troubadour in "Masked & Anonymous"
1973:
Film acting debut, "Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid"
1960:
Moved to NYC (date approximate)
1968:
Returned to performing at a Woody Guthrie memorial concert
1962:
Legally changed name to Bob Dylan; recorded first album
1977:
Wrote, directed, edited and starred in "Renaldo and Clara"
2012:
Released 35th studio album <i>Tempest</i>
1988:
Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
1997:
Marked artistic comeback with critically acclaimed <i>Time Out of Mind</i>
2015:
Released <i>Shadows in the Night</i>, a collection of standards popularized by Frank Sinatra
1965:
Had first hit with "Like a Rolling Stone," which went to No. 2 on the charts
1965:
Performed an electric set with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band at Newport Folk Festival
1967:
Subject of D.A. Pennebaker's documentary "Dont Look Back"
2008:
Received a Pulitzer Prize for his songwriting prowess; marked the first time Pulitzer judges have honored a rock star
2000:
Contributed the original song "Things Have Changed" to the soundtrack of "Wonder Boys"; earned Best Original Song Academy Award
2005:
Subject of the Martin Scorsese documetary "No Direction Home"
2016:
Awarded Nobel Prize for Literature on October 13, 2016.

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