1968: Gary Puckett And The Union Gap led the Cashbox Best Sellers chart with their third million seller, "Lady Willpower". The song reached #2 on the Billboard chart and #5 in the UK.
1980: Deep Purple scored their third UK #1 album with "Deepest Purple", a collection of their greatest hits up to that time.
1964: The title track from The Beatles' movie A Hard Day's Night topped the record charts on both sides of the Atlantic. The film was originally titled Beatlemania until producers heard an offhanded comment by Ringo Starr as he flopped into a canvas chair and said "It's been a hard day's night, that was."
1972: Chicago receives a Gold record for their first number one album, "Chicago V". A single from the LP, "Saturday in the Park", would reach number three in September.
1988: Former member of The Spencer Davis Group and Traffic, Steve Winwood had the number 1 song in the US this week with "Roll With It". It stayed at the top for four weeks, making it the number one song of the year. In the UK however, the record stalled at #53. Winwood's next release, "Don't You Know What the Night Can Do?" also made it into the US Top Ten, while the following singles, "Holding On" and "One and Only Man" cracked the Top Twenty.