1973: Paul McCartney releases "Live and Let Die", the theme from the James Bond movie of the same name. It will reach #2 in the US and #9 in the UK.
1955: After three previous releases on Sun Records had only minor success, "Baby Let's Play House" becomes Elvis Presley's first single to reach the US national charts when it hits #5 on the Country And Western chart.
1978: Pressings of the album cover for "Some Girls" by The Rolling Stones were halted when some of the celebrities whose faces appeared on the album cover (including Lucille Ball), complained.
1959: Bobby Darin's multi-million selling hit, "Dream Lover" tops the UK chart. The track, which would reach #2 in the US, includes Neil Sedaka on piano.
1973: 61-year-old Perry Como, the crooner who scored a string of hits in the 1950s, makes an unlikely return to the US record charts when his recording of Don McLean's "And I Love You So" cracks the Top 30. The guitar you hear in the background was played by Chet Atkins.