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February 9, 1964 in Music

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in Music


Music ConcertThe Beatles on Ed Sullivan

1st appearance of the Beatles on the "Ed Sullivan Show" draws 73.7 million viewers
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The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964
The Beatles with TV host Ed Sullivan during their first appearance on his show in February 1964

Birthdays in Music

  • Rachel Bolan [James Southworth], American musician and songwriter (Skid Row), born in Point Pleasant, New Jersey

Deaths in Music

  • Willie Bryant, American singer (Sugar Hill Times), dies at 55