About National Disc Jockey Day
National Disc Jockey Day is observed on January 20th each year. This day marks the date that Alan Freed aka "Moondog", one of the world’s most celebrated DJ’s, died.
Alan Freed was famous for popularising Rock ‘n’ Roll music through his radio show in 1950’s America – he’s even credited as the first person to coin the term.
It’s an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions of disc jockeys to music, culture, and entertainment.