1983: Billy Joel's "Tell Her About It" hits #1 on the Billboard Pop chart. It reached #4 in the UK.
1967: The Strawberry Alarm Clock perform "Incense and Peppermints" on American Bandstand, pushing it further up the US charts on its way to number one.
1965: The Supremes record "I Hear A Symphony", which will go on to become their sixth US number one. In the UK however, it could only reach #39.
1974: Canada's Bachman-Turner Overdrive release "You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet", which will become their third US Top 30 entry and their only number one.
1973: 30 year old Jim Croce was killed in a plane crash on September 20th, after playing a concert at North-western State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana. His small charter plane, a Beechcraft D-18, hit a tree just after take-off in bad weather. He and Maury Muehleisen, his lead guitarist, both died in the crash, along with the members of the plane's crew. Only a week before, Croce finished recording his third album, "I Got a Name".