Almanac: January 9, 2016

Birthdays
  • 1928 - Domenico Modugno (d. 1994)
  • 1935 - Buddy Scott (d. 1994)
  • 1939 - Jimmy Boyd (d. 2009)
  • 1940 - Al Downing (d. 2005)
  • 1941 - Joan Baez (75)
  • 1943 - Scott Walker (born Noel Scott Engel) (Walker Brothers) (73)
  • 1943 - Roy Head (73)
  • 1943 - Jerry Yester (Lovin' Spoonful) (73)
  • 1943 - Dick Yount (Harper's Bizarre) (73)
  • 1943 - Kenny “Wally” Kelley (Manhattans) (73)
  • 1943 - Curtis Young (Jordanaires) (73)
  • 1944 - Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin) (72)
  • 1948 - Paul King (Mungo Jerry) (68)
  • 1948 - Tim Hart (Steeleye Span) (d. 2009)
  • 1948 - Bill Cowsill (Cowsills) (d. 2006)
  • 1950 - David Johansen (New York Dolls) (66)
  • 1951 - Crystal Gayle (65)
  • 1953 - David Oberle (Gryphon) (63)
  • 1954 - Lance Hoppen (Orleans) (d. 2012)
  • 1955 - Luci Martin (Chic) (61)
  • 1957 - Phil Lewis (L.A. Guns) (59)
  • 1963 - Eric Erlandson (Hole) (53)
  • 1964 - Phil Hartnoll (Oribital) (52)
  • 1965 - Haddaway (born Nestor Haddaway) (51)
  • 1967 - Dave Matthews (49)
  • 1967 - Steven Harwell (Smash Mouth) (49)
  • 1967 - Carl Bell (Fuel) (49)
  • 1968 - Al Schnier (moe) (48)
  • 1970 - Lara Fabian (46)
  • 1971 - MF Doom (born Daniel Dumile) (45)
  • 1976 - Hayes Carll (40)
  • 1978 - A.J. McClean (Backstreet Boys) (38)
  • 1987 - Paolo Nutini (29)

Deaths
  • 1994 - Silas Hogan - Heart disease (82)
  • 2001 - Lynne Nixon (Aquatones)
  • 2009 - Dave Dee (Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tisch) - Prostate cancer (65)


On This Day
  • 1960 - Patsy Cline became a member of the Grand Ole Opry. 
  • 1963 - Charlie Watts joined the Rolling Stones.
  • 1965 - Sid Bernstein approached Brian Epstein about the Beatles playing Shay Stadium.
  • 1965 - Norma Jean became a member of the Grand Ole Opry.
  • 1971 - The U.S. Jaycees named Elvis Presley one of America's ten outstanding young men.
  • 1973 - Mick Jagger was denied a Japanese visa forcing the Rolling Stones to cancel their tour of the country.
  • 1975 - A London high court dissolved the relationship of the Beatles.
  • 1976 - Graham Parker signed his first record contract.
  • 1979 - The Music For Unicef Concert was held in New York with Abba, the Bee Gees, Rita Coolidge, John Denver, Earth, Wind & Fire, Andy Gibb, Elton John, Kris Kristofferson, Olivia Newton-John, Rod Stewart and Donna Summer.
  • 1981 - The Specials' Terry Hall and Jerry Dammers were fined for using threatening language during a show in Cambridge, England.
  • 1982 - A part of Highway 31 in Hendersonville, TN was dedicated the Johnny Cash Parkway
  • 1997 - David Bowie celebrated (the day after) his 50th birthday at Madison Square Garden in New York with Frank Black, Sonic Youth, Robert Smith of The Cure, The Foo Fighters, Lou Reed, and Billy Corgan and Placebo.
  • 2005 - D'Angelo was arrested for drunk driving and drug possession in Richmond, VA.

Marriages
  • 1973 - Lou Reed and Betty
  • 1977 - Emmylou Harris and Brian Ahern
  • 2005 - Vince Neil (Motley Crue) and Lia Gerardini

Released
  • 1984 - Nobody Told Me - John Lennon (single)
  • 1984 - 1984 - Van Halen

Awards
  • 2002 - American Music Awards
    • Pop/Rock Male Artist - Lenny Kravitz
    • Pop/Rock Female Artist - Janet Jackson
    • Pop/Rock Band, Duo or Group - *NSYNC
    • Pop/Rock Album - Survivor - Destiny's Child
    • Pop/Rock New Artist, Soul/R&B New Artist - Alicia Keys
    • Soul/R&B Male Artist - Luther Vandross
    • Soul/R&B Female Artist - Aaliyah
    • Soul/R&B Band, Duo or Group - Destiny's Child
    • Soul/R&B Album - Ailiyah - Ailiyah
    • Country Male Artist - Tim McGraw
    • Country Female Artist - Faith Hill
    • Country Band, Duo or Group - Brooks and Dunn
    • Country Album - Set the Circus Down - Tim McGraw
    • Country New Artist - Trick Pony
    • Adult Contemporary Artist - Sade
    • Rap/Hip-Hop Artist - Nelly
    • Alternative Artist - Limp Bizkit
    • Latin Artist - Enrique Iglesias
    • Award of Merit - Garth Brooks

Broadcasts
  • 1992 - The Simpsons (ABC) - Sting
  • 2004 - CMT Crossroads (CMT) - Emmylou Harris and Dave Matthews

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