On this day: July 9

Published On: Jun 28 2012 05:31:02 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 09 2016 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 Sonny Bono, became the duo's biggest single and their signature song. It would spend three weeks at No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in August 1967.

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