On this day: January 9

Posted: 1:21 PM EST Jan 08, 2013   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Jan 09, 2016

The Beatles jump up the charts, Howard Hughes exposes his fake biographer, "The Phantom of the Opera" passes "Cats," and Apple introduces iTunes and the iPhone, years apart, all on this day.

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2007: Apple CEO Steve Jobs introduces the first iPhone at the Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco. The two initial models, a 4GB model priced at $499 and a 8GB model at $599, went on sale in the United States on June 29, 2007, at 6 p.m. local time, while hundreds of customers lined up outside the stores nationwide.

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