National Disc Jockey Day in USA
National Disc Jockey Day in USA is held on January 20. DJ Day is celebrated in remembrance of the death of Albert James Freed. Freed, also known as Moondog, was an influential disc jockey in the 1950s. He is credited with introducing the term “rock ‘n’ roll” to the world. This event in the second decade of the month January is annual. Help us
The DJ is the driving force of every dance event. DJs were the creators and inspiration for breaking. National Disc Jockey Day is also known as National DJ Day, Disc Jockey Day and DJ Day. DJs used to be the people that everyone came to see battle. Robert Weston Smith, aka Wolfman Jack, is one of the most famous disc jockeys in the music industry.
In 1935, American radio commentator Walter Winchell coined the term "disc jockey" (the combination of disc, referring to disc-shaped phonograph records, and jockey, which is an operator of a machine) to describe radio announcer Martin Block, the first radio announcer to gain widespread fame for playing popular recorded music over the air.
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