On this day: July 9

Published On: Jun 28 2012 05:31:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 09 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

A president dies, new nations are born, the MLB All-Star Game goes indoors, and a jam band performs for the last time, all on this day.

OTD July 9 - I Got You Babe
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1965: The Sonny & Cher song "I Got You Babe" is released. The song, written by Bono, became the duo's biggest single and their signature song. In August 1967 it spend three weeks at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart.

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