Believe it or not, there are other events connected to February 9 but not connected to The Beatles or Ed Sullivan. There is an important birthday, one death, and three recordings … but I’ll bet most of you have never heard one of them.
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What Happened On February 9?
1942 – Carole King was born
1962 – Neil Sedaka recorded a #1 hit
1962 – Harry Nilsson made his recording debut with this song (He never released it commercially. One of the song co-writers was World War II hero Audie Murphy!)
1981 – Rock & Roll pioneer Bill Haley died
1982 – John Mellencamp recorded a #2 hit