On this day: January 9

POSTED: 10:21 AM PST Jan 08, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 08, 2014 

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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