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Fey and Poehler co-host Golden Globes for the first time

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler co-hosted. Les Misérables stole the night on the film side, with three awards. Django Unchained also collected two Golden Globes, for Christoph Waltz as best supporting actor and Quentin Tarantino for best screenplay. Michael Haneke's Amour took the best foreign language film award.

The 65th Golden Globes ceremony is cancelled

The traditional awards ceremony did not take place. Instead, the winners were announced at a news conference. Atonement won the Golden Globe honor for best film drama and claimed a second award for best original score. In other film categories, Daniel Day-Lewis was named best actor in a drama.

The 28th People's Choice Awards are held

They were hosted by Tony Danza. Tom Hanks was a double awarded, as he snagged favorite actor in both the motion picture and dramatic motion picture categories. Julia Roberts took home the favorite motion picture actress award. ER won favorite TV drama for the ninth consecutive year.

BBC Radio 1 bans 'Relax' by Frankie Goes To Hollywood

The promotion of the song was intentionally courted with a scandal about its ad campaign. Ads featured images that were inappropriate at the time, accompanied by phrases of the same type. Later, disc jockey Mike Read announced his refusal to play it, which was soon followed by BBC Radio banning it from its shows.

Johnny Cash performs live at Folsom State Prison

After two days of rehearsals in a Sacramento motel, Cash entered Folsom State Prison in Folsom, California. Cash held two concerts for the inmates, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Many of the songs were themed of prison, from the opening Folsom Prison Blues to the execution countdown 25 Minutes to Go.

Chubby Checker is at #1 on the US singles chart with 'The Twist'

"The Twist" is an American pop song written and originally released in early 1959 by Hank Ballard and the Midnighters as a B-side to "Teardrops on Your Letter". Ballard's version was a moderate 1960 hit, peaking at number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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