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1977: Daryl Hall And John Oates score the first of their six Billboard number one hits when "Rich Girl" reached the top. The song was not a hit in the UK.

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1985: At the 57th annual Academy Awards, Prince wins the Best Original Song Score Oscar for "Purple Rain" and Stevie Wonder is awarded Best Original Song for "I Just Called To Say I Love You".

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1973: The O'Jays followed their Billboard #3 hit, "Back Stabbers" by topping the chart with "Love Train".

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1968: Blue Cheer enter the Billboard Hot 100 for the first and only time with their Heavy Metal version of Eddie Cochran's 1958 hit "Summertime Blues". The single would rise to #14 and helped push the album "Vincebus Eruptum" to #11. Jim Morrison of The Doors called the trio "The single most powerful band I've ever seen."

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1982: Diana Ross' first solo album for RCA, "Why Do Fools Fall in Love" goes Platinum less than three months after its release.

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