1983: The Fixx, a New Wave, Techno-Pop band from London, England, enjoy their peak U.S. chart success when "One Thing Leads To Another" reaches #4 on the Billboard chart. The song would later be featured in the video game Grand Theft Auto: Vice City on the fictional radio station Flash FM. It also turned up in an episode of TV's Everybody Hates Chris and in the movie The House of the Devil.
1972: Eight weeks after entering the Billboard Hot 100, "I Can See Clearly Now" by Johnny Nash claims the top spot. It made #5 in the UK.
1968: Stevie Wonder's rendition of "For Once In My Life" is released in the US, where it will reach #2. Earlier versions of the song by Barbara McNair, Jack Soo, Tony Bennett and The Temptations had all failed to catch on.
1954: Buddy Holly And The Crickets started a three week run at #1 on the UK singles chart with "That'll Be The Day".
1975: Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was released as a single. It would stay on the chart for seventeen weeks, nine of them at number one and would eventually go Platinum. The song would be re-released in December, 1991 after being featured in the movie Wayne's World and became a hit all over again.