August 9 in History
1960August 9, 1960:
Singer, Johnny Horton begins the recording of his hit single titled "North To Alaska".
1969August 9, 1969:
American music band, Sly and the Family Stone drops their song called "Hot Fun In The Summertime", which is included in their album entitled “Greatest Hits”.
1974August 9, 1974:
Irish singer, Gilbert O'Sullivan releases his singles, "A Woman's Place/Too Bad" in the United Kingdom.
- August 9, 1974:
Leader of the Chase music group, Bill Chase, together with other three members of the band, dies in a terrible place crash in Minnesota.
1985August 9, 1985:
NBC telecasts the first episode of the variety series titled “Motown Revue”.
1988August 9, 1988: Alternative rock collective, Edie Brickell & the New Bohemians, issues their maiden album dubbed “Shooting Rubberbands At The Stars”. Its lead track is titled "What I Am".
1994August 9, 1994:
American rap star, The Notorious B.I.G., drops his first solo track titled "Juicy". It’s off his album dubbed “Ready to Die”.
- August 9, 1994:
Rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd oudoors their eighth album entitled “Endangered Species”. Some songs on the project are titled "Things Goin' On" and "Sweet Home Alabama".
2002August 9, 2002:
American actor, Nicolas Cage ties the knot with actor Lisa Marie Presley.
2005August 9, 2005:
Canadian rock ensemble, Nickelback, drops their single named "Photograph", which is the lead song off their album titled “All The Right Reasons”.