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JANUARY 5

1792 Peter Wolle (American Composer Born in the West Indies) American Composers Composers
1871 Frederick Shepherd Converse (Massachusetts-born Composer) Massachusetts Composers American Composers
1923 Sam Phillip (Alabama-born Music Producer; Founder of Sun Records) Sam Phillips Popular Music Music Producer
1929 Wilbert Harrison (North Carolina-born African-American Songwriter, Performer) Wilbert Harrison Popular Music Famous African Americans
1969 Marilyn Manson (Ohio-born Rock Musician) Marilyn Manson Popular Musicians
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1998 Sonny Bono (Detroit-born Performing Artist - "Sonny and Cher"; Member of the U.S. House of Representatives) Sonny Bono Popular Musicians The U.S. Congress
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1959 Buddy Holly's Last Record Is Released: "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" Buddy Holly Popular Music History Channel
1963 Lerner and Loewe's Camelot Closes at the Majestic Theatre After a Run of 873 Performances. New York City Playse American Musicals Internet Broadway Database
1992 John Guare's Six Degrees of Separation Closes After 485 Performances New York City Playse Internet Broadway Database

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