On this day: January 9

POSTED: 10:21 AM PST Jan 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 08, 2016 

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 - Beatles '65
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1965: The album "Beatles '65" jumps from No. 98 to No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard 200 album chart in one week's time, making the biggest jump to the top position in the history of the Billboard album charts up to that time. It would remain at No. 1 for nine straight weeks.


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