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1987: Grace Slick's lead vocals helped Starship reach Billboard's number one spot for the third time with "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now". The song was co-written by Albert Hammond, who had scored a number 5 hit of his own in 1972 with "It Never Rains in Southern California".

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1959: The BBC bans The Coasters' song "Charlie Brown" because of the word "spitball." Two weeks later they would change their decision and start to play the single, which rose to #6 on the UK chart.

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1971: Ringo Starr releases "It Don't Come Easy", which will climb to #4 in both the US and the UK. It is the first of ten Billboard Top 40 hits he will enjoy over the next ten years.

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1970: Woodstock, the documentary on the Woodstock Festival that took place in August 1969 at Bethel in New York, premieres in Hollywood. It would go on to win the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

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1962: Connie Francis had the #1 song on the Billboard singles chart with "Don't Break The Heart That Loves You". In the UK, it stalled at #33.

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