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Number of Records Matching Query: 49
 
ALAN FREED
EVENT
 
Event Date: 20 January
Summary: DIES IN 1965. USA D J. THE MAN WHO ACTUALLY COINED THE PHRASE "ROCK AND ROLL". ALSO APPEARED IN MANY B GRADE ROCK FILMS, AND ROCK PROMOTER IN THE FIFTIES

NUMBER 1 UK ALBUM 1979
EVENT
 
Event Date: 20 January
Summary: CHIC. "LE FREAK"

JOHN F KENNEDY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 January 1917
Description: He was the youngest elected to the office, at the age of 43,[ the second-youngest President (after Theodore Roosevelt),
Summary: John Fitzgerald "Jack" Kennedy (May 29, 1917 November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th President of the United States, serving from 1961 until his assassination in 1963.

BILLBOARDS - HOT COUNTRY SINGERS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 January 1990
Description: Billboard magazine begins basing the Hot Country Singles
Summary: Billboard magazine begins basing the Hot Country Singles chart entirely on radio airplay through Nielsen Broadcast Data Systems (BDS), which uses a computerized system to detect actual radio spins. The number of chart positions is reduced from 100 to 75. The new system has an immediate effect on how long the year's biggest songs stay at No. 1:

SLIM WHITMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1924
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

LEE POCKRISS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1924
Description: Composer of music, USA

CONNIE HAINES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 January 1921
Description: Vocalist , USA

GLEN MOFFATT
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1971
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

KING COLEMAN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1932
Description: Vocalist, USA

LUTHER TUCKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 January 1936
Description: Guitarist, USA

DOROTHY PROVINE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1937
Description: Actress, Singer, USA

GARY BARLOW
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1971
Description: Singer-songwriter, pianist, record producer

JUAN GARCIA ESQUIVEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1918
Description: Pianist, and composer, Mexican

RAY ANTHONY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 1922
Description: Band leader, Actor, Trumpeter, USA

GEORGE GRANTHAM
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 January 1947
Description: Drummer, USA

WILLIAM POWELL - SINGER
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 January 1942
Description: Vocalist, USA

MELVIN PRITCHARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 January 1948
Description: Drummer, UK

FEDERICO FELLINI
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 January 1920
Description: Director of film

ARTE JOHNSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 January 1934
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA

PATRICIA NEAL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1926
Description: Actress, USA

GEORGE BURNS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 20 January 1896
Description: Actor, USA

WILBUR KENTWELL
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 January 1914
Description: Organist, radio entertainer, radio director,Australia

HEATHER SMALL
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1965
Description: Vocalist, USA

RUSTY ANDERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 January 1959
Description: Guitarist, USA

MICHAEL HUTCHENCE
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1960
Description: Vocalist, Australia

RUSTY ANDERSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 January 1959
Description: Singer-songwriter, guitarist and artist USA

EARL GRANT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 1933
Description: Vocalist , Actor , Keyboardist

LEW SOLOFF
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 January 1944
Description: Trumpeter, USA

JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1965
Description: Vocalist, USA

PAUL STANLEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1952
Description: Bassist, USA

ERIC STEWART
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 January 1945
Description: Guitarist, Composer, UK

DAWN LAKE
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 January 1927
Description: Vocalist, Comedian, Actress, Australia

ALAN BOWLES
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1954
Description: Vocalist, Pianist. Australia

LEAD BELLY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 1899
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, USA

JIMMY COBB
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1929
Description: Drummer, USA

ANDREW BISSET
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 January 1953
Description: Vocalist, Author,

TRACII GUNS
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 20 January 1966
Description: Guitarist, USA

DAVID LINCH
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1946
Description: Film director, screenwriter, producer, painter, musician, USA

LARY BUTLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 2012
Description: Producer, Songwriter, USA

GERY MULLIGAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 January 1996
Description: Saxophonist, USA

JOHN LEVY
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 2012
Description: Double bass, USA

AUDREY HEPBURN
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1993
Description: Actress. USA

FOSTER BROOKS
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 20 January 2001
Description: Comedian, USA

STAN SZELEST
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 20 January 1991
Description: Keyboardist, USA

ALAN FREED
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1965
Description: Disc Jockey, USA

ETTA JAMES
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 2012
Description: Vocalist, USA

JOHNNY WEISSMULLER
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 20 January 1984
Description: Actor, USA

HUGH ONEILL JR
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 1999
Description: Drummer

LYNN TAITT
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 20 January 2010
Description: Guitariist, Canada

 
 
 
 

 
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