1974: Stevie Wonder is presented with five Grammy Awards during ceremonies held at the Hollywood Palladium. He is honored for Album of the Year ("Innervisions"), Best Pop Vocal Performance ("You Are the Sunshine of My Life"), Best R&B Song ("Superstition"), Best R&B Vocal Performance ("Superstition") and Best Engineered Recording ("Innervisions").

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1965: After selling over 3 million copies in the US alone, Petula Clark's "Downtown" is awarded a Gold record. The song, which had been recorded in four different languages, was a success in a dozen other countries and was inducted into The Grammy Hall Of Fame in 2003.

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'Give Us Your Passwords'

What happens if border agents are allowed to demand access to your phone and online accounts—and turn you away if you don’t comply?

“What sites do you visit? And give us your passwords.”

That’s what U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly wants foreign visitors to hear before they’re allowed to enter the United States. “If they don’t want to give us that information, then they don’t come,” he said, while testifying in front of the House Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday.

The suggestion was met with horror among privacy advocates. “With that kind of access, they can not only see what you’ve publicly posted, but things you haven't posted yet, private messages, private lists, they can impersonate you, and even do these things on accident,” wrote Joseph Lorenzo Hall, the chief technologist at the Center for Democracy and Technology, on his website. “This kind of access is profoundly invasive.” ---MORE---

1976: The theme from the ABC-TV program S.W.A.T. became the first television theme song to top the Billboard Hot 100. Before that, the theme from the original Hawaii 5-0 had made it to number 4.

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