1974: Former Kris Kristofferson sideman Billy Swan had the best selling record in America with "I Can Help", a song he recorded in just two takes.

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1969: Blood, Sweat And Tears see a third single, "And When I Die", peak at number two on the Billboard Hot 100. "You've Made Me So Very Happy" and "Spinning Wheel" also topped out at the second spot earlier in the year.

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1987: Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes combined their talents to take "(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" to the number one position on the Billboard Hot 100. It was his third chart topper and her second. The song would go on to win the 1987 Grammy award for Best Vocal Performance by a Duo and an Oscar for Best Film Song.

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1968: Steppenwolf's first album, which includes their biggest hits, "Born to Be Wild" and "Magic Carpet Ride", is certified Gold.

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1955: Bill Haley's "Rock Around The Clock" reaches #1 in the UK and is considered to be the first Rock and Roll record to accomplish that feat.

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