This day in history 9 May 2009

May 9th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by Sampurn Wire  

This day in history 9 May 2009

1962 - Brian Epstein met with EMI producer George Martin. Martin signed the Beatles to record demos on June 4, 1962. It was their first recording contract.

1973 - Mick Jagger added $150,000 of his own money to the $350,000 raised by the Rolling Stones’ January benefit concert for victims of a Nicaraguan earthquake.

1963 - Sadashiv Amrapurkar (born May 10) is a popular Marathi actor who has played the villain in many Hindi films of the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s. Amrapurkar usually played the evil landlord (Thakur) or the corrupt police officer. His baddie roles include: Indrajeet (1990), Sadak (1991), Izzat (1990), Farishtay (1991), Sabse Bada Khiladi and Ishq (1997)

1982 - Neha Bamb (born May 9, 1982) is an Indian actress. She is well known as for playing the role of Mahi Malhotra on the hit Indian soap opera Maayka on Zee Tv.

1988 - Prince’s 10th album was released entitled “Lovesexy.” Some stores refused to sell the album due to the nude portrait that was on the cover.

1990 - Sinead O’Connor refused to perform on “Saturday Night Live” after Andrew Dice Clay was named as host.

1998 - Puff Daddy and Jimmy Page were musical guests on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” They performed their collaboration “Come To Me.”

1998 - Playback singer Talat Mehmood, 75, passed away in Mumbai.

2000 - A U.S. federal appeals court upheld a $5.4 million jury decision that Michael Bolton had plagiarized parts of the song “Love is a Wonderful Thing.” The original song, of the same name, was released in 1966 by the Isley Brothers.

2002 - It was announced that Ozzy Osbourne and his family had signed deal that included two books.
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