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JANUARY 18

1941 Bobby Goldsboro (Florida-born Popular Singer) Florida Performing Artists Popular Musicians The Internet Movie Database
David Ruffin (Mississippi-born African American Member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame) Mississippi Performing Artists Rock and Roll hall of Fame African-American Performing Artists The Internet Movie Database African American Registry
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
2010 Kate McGarrigle (Canadian Folk Musician) Kate McGarrigle Folk Musicians
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1957 A Copyright Is Registered for the Lerner and Lowe Musical "My Fair Lady" Copyright Plays USPTO
1958 Leonard Bernstein and the New York Philharmonic Broadcast on CBS-TV the First of 53 "Young People's Concerts" over 24 Years New York Philharmonic Leonard Bernstein Classical Music Child Advocacy Television CBS American Public Media
1978 "Take This Job and Shove It" by Johnny Paycheck Reaches #1 on the Billboard Charts Ohio Performing Artists Popular Music Billboard EconEdLink The History Channel
1989 Otis Redding Is Inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Otis Redding Rock & Roll Hall  of Fame African-American Performing Artists University of Georgia
1998 Ragtime, a Musical Based on the Novel by E.L. Doctorow, Debuts on Broadway at the New Ford Center for the Performing Arts E.L. Doctorow American Musicals Plays African-American Heritage Internet Broadway Database

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