On this date in 1927, the historic Cyclone roller coaster opened at Coney Island. (You could ride it for 25 cents back then. Now it's eight bucks a person!) The Cyclone was declared a New York City landmark on July 12, 1988, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places on June 26, 1991. Being absolutely terrified of heights, I have never gotten anywhere near this (or any other) coaster. But it's served as inspiration for many popular songs and music videos. Here, six of the best.
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