On this day: January 9

Published On: Jan 08 2013 12:21:59 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 09 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Beatles jump up the charts, Howard Hughes exposes his fake biographer, "The Phantom of the Opera" passes "Cats," and Apple introduces iTunes and the iPhone, years apart, all on this day.

OTD January 9 - Howard Hughes
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1972: Reclusive billionaire Howard Hughes says that a purported authorized biography of him by Clifford Irving was a fake. Irving was later convicted of fraud and spent 17 months in prison.

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