1967: The Doors perform "Crystal Ship" and "Light My Fire" on American Bandstand.
1973: Jim Croce's, "Bad Bad Leroy Brown", taken from his second LP, "Life and Times", was the number one song on Billboard's Hot 100. Jim said that the Leroy Brown character was inspired by a tough guy that he had met in the Army a few years earlier.
1965: Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" is released by Columbia records. It turns out to be his biggest hit ever, climbing to number two in the US and number four in the UK.
1980: Queen enjoy their third UK #1 album with "The Game", which featured the singles "Another One Bites The Dust" and "Crazy Little Thing Called Love". Both of those releases topped the Billboard Hot 100 in America and the LP went on to sell over four million copies.