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.
1978: Just in time for Halloween, KISS was featured in an animated cartoon called "Kiss Meets the Phantom of the Park" on NBC-TV.
1957: Buddy Holly And The Crickets' "Oh Boy!" is released by Brunswick Records. It will peak at #10 in the US and #3 in the UK. Holly was backed by the vocal group, The Picks
1972: The United States Council for World Affairs announces that it is adopting "Join Together" by The Who as its official theme.
1960: Ben E. King was at Atlantic Records, laying down his first solo efforts since leaving The Drifters. During the session, King recorded "Spanish Harlem" which would reach #10 in the US and "Stand By Me" which would go to #4 Stateside and #1 in the UK.