Died on this day

1978 – Jacques Brel, singer-songwriter (born 1929)

1988 – Cliff Gallup, guitarist, Gene Vincent (born 1930)

And on this day in...

1969 – BBC’s Top of the Pops refused to broadcast the UK's No. 1 record "Je T'Aime....Moi Non Plus" by Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin, deeming it obscene

Celebrating 9 October

Birthdays

1937 – Pat Burke, The Foundations

1944 – Nona Hendryx, Labelle

1948 – Jackson Browne, singer-songwriter

1954 – James Fearnley, accordion, The Pogues

1967 – Mat Osman, bassist, Suede

1970 – P.J. Harvey

1975 – Sean Lennon (son of John Lennon)

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