On This Day

Events in Music on September 9

  • 1948 "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1950 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 293 performances
  • 1950 "Where's Chartev?" closes at St James Theater NYC after 792 performances

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1956 Elvis Presley appears on the Ed Sullivan Show for the 1st time

Singer & Cultural Icon Elvis Presley
Singer & Cultural Icon
Elvis Presley
TV Host Ed Sullivan
TV Host
Ed Sullivan
  • 1957 "Diana" by Paul Anka reaches #1

Appears on tv showTV Show Appearance

1971 John Lennon and Yoko Ono appear on Dick Cavett Show (ABC-TV)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
Artist & Musician Yoko Ono
Artist & Musician
Yoko Ono
  • 1971 John Lennon releases his "Imagine" album
  • 1979 Sid Bernstein offers $½ billion for a Beatle reunion
  • 1982 "Your Arms are Too Short..." opens at Alvin NYC for 69 performances
  • 1988 "Look Away" single released by Chicago (Billboard Song of the Year 1989)

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

1992 9th MTV Video Music Awards: Howard Stern appears as Fartman

Radio shock jock Howard Stern
Radio shock jock
Howard Stern

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

1999 16th MTV Video Music Awards: Lauryn Hill & Will Smith win

Singer-Songwriter Lauryn Hill
Singer-Songwriter
Lauryn Hill
Actor Will Smith
Actor
Will Smith

Music awardsVideo Music Awards

2007 24th MTV Video Music Awards: Rihanna f/ Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake and Fergie win

Singer Rihanna
Singer
Rihanna
Singer Fergie
Singer
Fergie
Rapper & Record Producer Jay-Z
Rapper & Record Producer
Jay-Z

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2019 John Legend and wife Chrissy Teigen fire back at Donald Trump on social media after he calls them "boring" and "filthymouthed" in tweets over Criminal Justice Reform

Model and TV Personality Chrissy Teigen
Model and TV Personality
Chrissy Teigen
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
Singer-Songwriter John Legend
Singer-Songwriter
John Legend