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Today in entertainment history: Jan. 9

Today in entertainment history: Jan. 9

THIS DAY IN 2012: Jay-Z released the song "Glory" that featured the cries of his baby daughter, Blue Ivy. Because she was credited, she became the youngest person to appear on a Billboard chart when it debuted at number 74 on the R&B/hip-hop songs chart. Photo: Associated Press

1959: “Rawhide” premiered on CBS.

1964: The Temptations recorded the song “The Way You Do The Things You Do” at Motown Studios in Detroit.

1989: “The Pat Sajak Show” made its debut on late night TV, but was unable to compete with the likes of Johnny Carson and David Letterman.

2012: Jay-Z released the song “Glory” that featured the cries of his baby daughter, Blue Ivy. Because she was credited, she became the youngest person to appear on a Billboard chart when it debuted at number 74 on the R&B/hip-hop songs chart.

Today’s Birthdays: Author Judith Krantz is 87. Sports announcer Dick Enberg is 80. Singer Joan Baez is 74. Singer Roy Head (“Treat Her Right”) is 74. Guitarist Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin is 71. Singer Buster Poindexter is 65. Singer Crystal Gayle is 64. Actor J.K. Simmons (“Juno,” ”Spider-Man” movies) is 60. Actress Imelda Staunton (“Harry Potter” movies, “Vera Drake” is 59. Guitarist Eric Erlandson (Hole) is 52. Actress Joely Richardson is 50. Guitarist Carl Bell of Fuel is 48. Singer Steve Harwell of Smash Mouth is 48. Singer Dave Matthews of the Dave Matthews Band is 48. Actress Joey Lauren Adams (“Chasing Amy,” ”Big Daddy”) is 47. Actress Angela Bettis (“Carrie,” ”Girl, Interrupted”) is 42. Singer A.J. McLean of the Backstreet Boys is 37. Guitarist Drew Brown of OneRepublic is 31. Actress Nina Dobrev (“The Vampire Diaries”) is 25. Actor Tyree Brown (“Parenthood”) is 11.

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