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JANUARY 9

1901 Chic Young (Chicago-born Cartoonist: Blondie) Chic Young Cartoons & Comics
Performing Artists
1903 George Balanchine (Russian-born American Dancer, Choreographer) George Balanchine Ballet
1914 Gypsy Rose Lee (Washington-born Burlesque Performer) Gypsy Rose Lee Actors
1915 Fernando Lamas (Argentine-born Latin-American Actor) Fernando Lamas Actors Film Latin-American Studies
1935 Bob Denver (New York-born Actor: "Gilligan") Bob Denver Actors Television
1941 Joan Baez (New York City-born Folk Singer, Rights Activist) Joan Baez Folk Musicians
1944 Jimmy Page (English Popular Musician) Jimmy Page Popular Musicians
1951 Crystal Gayle (Kentucky-born Country Singer) Crystal Gayle Country & Western Musicians Cherokee Indians
1965 Joely Richardson (English Actress) Joely Richardson Actors Film
1967 Dave Matthews (South African Popular Musician) Dave Matthews Popular Musicians
Sports Figures
1934 Bart Starr (Alabama-born Member of the Professional Football Hall of Fame) Bart Starr Football Hall of Fame
1935 Dick Enberg (Michigan-born Sports Announcer) Dick Enberg Television Journalism
Deaths
Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1949 Tom Longboat (Canadian Native-American Winner of the 1907 Boston Marathon) Tom Longboat Track and Field Native-American Studies
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1959 Television Series Rawhide Premieres Television Clint Eastwood History Channel
1976 Filming Begins on Rocky Sylvester Stallone Film History Channel
1977 The Oakland Raiders Defeat the Minnesota Vikings 32-14 for the Vikings 4th Super Bowl Loss in 8 Years California Sports Figures Minnesota Sports Figures Football Super Bowl XI Minnesota Historical Society

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