On This Day

January 16, 1979 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Birthdays in Music

  • Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 2001)
  • Rashawn Ross, American trumpeter (Dave Mathews Band), born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Deaths in Music

  • Fred Elizalde, Spanish Filipino composer, dies at 71
1979 in Music