1978: Nearly sixteen years after he topped the US record charts with "Sherry", Frankie Valli had the number one song again with the title track from the musical Grease. It went on to sell over 2 million in the States and was also a #3 hit in the UK.
1976: Boston releases its self-titled album, which will become the best-selling, debut Rock album of all time.
1963: Stevie Wonder became the first artist ever to score a US #1 album and single in the same week. Wonder was at the top of the LP chart with "Little Stevie Wonder / The 12 Year Old Genius" and had the #1 single with "Fingertips part 2", which was also the first ever live recording to lead the hit parade.
1980: David Bowie's "Ashes To Ashes" tops the UK music chart, giving him his first #1 single since "Space Oddity" in 1975.