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1943 Tison Street (Massachusetts-born Composer) Massachusetts Composers American Composers
1944 Joe Cocker (English Popular Singer) English Performing Artists Popular Musicians Internet Movie Database
1946 Cher (California-born Singer, Actress) California Performing Artists Popular Musicians Actors Film Biography
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1846 The New York Philharmonic Society Performs the American Premiere of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 ("Choral") New York Philharmonic Ludwig von Beethoven Composers Historic Firsts American Public Media
1942 Glenn Miller Records "I've Got A Gal in Kalamazoo" Glenn Miller Popular Music JazzNetwork.com
1943 The U.S. Marine Band Performs a Special Concert on the White House South Lawn for President Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill The White House President Franklin Roosevelt Winston Churchill Music World War II Marine Corps Band American Public Media
1954 Bill Haley and the Comets Release "Rock Around the Clock" Bill Haley Popular Music Rockabilly Hall of Fame
1970 Beatles' Film Let It Be Premieres in Great Britain The Beatles Film Internet Movie Database

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