2003: American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken tops the album chart with Measure of a Man.
1999: The Temptations have their first platinum album with Phoenix Rising.
1985: Saving All My Love for You by Whitney Houston is #1.
1976: The soundtrack to Led Zeppelin’s The Song Remains the Same is released as the concert film opens. Here is the official trailer for the movie: Video.
1969: Paul McCartney officially denies that he is dead.
1966: The Beach Boys release Good Vibrations. The song hits #1.
1965: The Beatles‘ Yesterday is #1 while the Rolling Stones‘ (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction is #10.
1964: The High Numbers fail an audition with the EMI record label. They have more success after they change their name to the Who.
1961: Chubby Checker performs the Twist and Let’s Twist Again on the Ed Sullivan Show. The Twist returns to #1.
1958: It’s All In The Game by Tommy Edwards is #1. The song is based on a 1912 melody by Charles Gates Dawes who later is elected Vice President of the U.S.
Songs Of The Day:
Saving All My Love For You (Whitney Houston); Good Vibrations (Beach Boys); Yesterday (Beatles); Satisfaction (Rolling Stone); The Twist (Chubby Checker); Let’s Twist Again (Chubby Checker); It’s All In The Game (Tommy Edwards); Stairway To Heaven (Live) - (Led Zeppelin)