2004: American Idol winner Fantasia’s I Believe hits #1 on the singles chart.
1992: The United States Post Office decided to do an Elvis stamp and put ithe choice of the image up for a vote: young Elvis or old Elvis. On this day, Priscilla Presley announced that young Elvis won by a margin of 3 to 1.
1984: Bruce Springsteen, releases Born In The U.S.A.
1970: Carlos Santana records Black Magic Woman.
1967: The Monkees win an Emmy Award for Outstanding Comedy Series.
1966: Janis Joplin arrives in San Francisco, having been invited by Big Brother & the Holding Company to become their lead singer.
Songs of The Day:
Black Magic Woman (Santana); Surfin’ Safari (Beach Boys) Born In The U.S.A. (Springsteen); I Believe (Fantasia); Hey, Hey, We’re The Monkees (Monkees)