1934 – R&B star Jackie Wilson is born in Detroit. …on June 9th, 1934 at 12:30 pm
1934 – R&B star Jackie Wilson is born in Detroit. He scores six No. 1 songs on Chart Toppers’s R&B singles chart, while his biggest pop hit is “Night,” which reaches No. 4 in 1960. His goddaughter is Jody Watley. He is posthumously inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987.