Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Today in Music History...August 9, 2016

August 9

Today's: Misc. history - Music history


Birthdays

Jean Piaget 1896
Charles Farrell 1901
Zino Francescatti 1902
Roger Shaw 1927
Bob Cousy 1928
Merle Kilgore 1934
Rod Laver 1938
Billy Henderson (The Spinners) 1939
Jack DeJohnette 1942
David Steinberg 1942
Ken Norton 1943
Sam Elliott 1944
Rinus Gerritsen (Golden Earring) 1946
Barbara Mason 1947
Doug Williams 1955
Melanie Griffith 1957
Amanda Bearse 1958
Kurtis Blow 1959
Whitney Houston 1963
Brett Hull 1964 - Hockey player
Hoda Kotb 1964
Deion Sanders 1967
Eric Bana 1968
Pat Peterson 1968
Gillian Anderson 1968
Troy Percival 1969
Mack 10 1971
Juanes 1972
Liz Vassey 1972
Arion Salazar (Third Blind Eye) 1972
Jessica Capshaw 1976
Audrey Tautou 1978
Anna Kendrick 1985
Jason Heyward 1989 - Baseball player 


1874 - Composer Reynaldo Hahn was born.

1932 - Helen Morgan joined the Victor Young orchestra to record "Bill," from Broadway’s "Showboat."

1963 - The TV program "Ready Steady Go!" premiered England.

1969 - The non-album single "Hot Fun in The Summertime" was released by Sly and the Family Stone.

1978 - Muddy Waters performed at a White House picnic for U.S. President Jimmy Carter.

1991 - Rick James pled innocent to charges that he imprisoned, tortured and sexually assaulted a woman in his California home.

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