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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 - Gypsy Rose
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Library of Congress

1911: Gypsy Rose Lee, the burlesque entertainer, dancer, actress and author whose 1957 memoir was made into the stage musical and film "Gypsy," is born Ellen June Hovick in Seattle, Wash. She died of lung cancer at age 59 on April 26, 1970.

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