Count occurrences per minute in a log file

grep <something> logfile | cut -c2-18 | uniq -c
The cut should match the relevant timestamp part of the logfile, the uniq will count the number of occurrences during this time interval.
Sample Output
      1 29/Apr/2010:13:06
      1 29/Apr/2010:13:05
   1496 29/Apr/2010:13:06
   1635 29/Apr/2010:13:07
   1414 29/Apr/2010:13:08
   1329 29/Apr/2010:13:09
      1 29/Apr/2010:13:10

By: buzzy
2010-04-29 11:26:09

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