Ertegun, Ahmet Munir
Born: Jul 31, 1923 AD
Currently alive, at 89 years of age.
1923 - Born on the 31st of July in Istanbul, Turkey.
1935 - He moved to Washington D.C., United States together with his family.
1944 - He graduated from St. John's College in Annapolis, United States.
1947 - He formed the Atlantic Records together Herb Adramson in New York City, New
York United States.
1961 - He married to Maria Banu.
1965 - He he discovered the Rascals at the nightclub and signed them to Atlantic Records.
1987 - He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1991 - He received an honorary doctorate in music from the Berklee College of Music in
Boston, United States.
1993 - He was awarded the Grammy Trustees Award for his lifetime achievements.
2000 - He was honored as a Living Legend by the United States Library of Congress.
2005 - He was presented with the first "President's Merit Award Salute To Industry Icons
by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
2006 - He died on the 14th of December.
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