On this day: January 4

Published On: Jan 03 2013 05:04:16 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 04 2013 01:00:00 AM CST

Billboard publishes its first music chart, Sputnik falls to Earth, The Beatles record together for the last time, and Nancy Pelosi becomes the first female speaker of the House, all on this day.

OTD January 4 - Patty Loveless
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1957: Country music singer-songwriter Patty Loveless, best known for songs such as "Timber, I'm Falling in Love," "Chains," "I'm That Kind of Girl," "Blame It on Your Heart," "You Can Feel Bad" and "Lonely Too Long," is born in Pikeville, Ky.

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