January 16, 1980 in Music

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in Music


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Paul McCartney is arrested at Tokyo International Airport for possession of marijuana; he is sent to jail for nine days before being deported

Musician and Beatle Paul McCartney
Musician and Beatle
Paul McCartney


Birthdays in Music

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda, American composer and playwright (In The Heights, Hamilton), born in New York City