1971: Carole King was having a very good week. Her single "It's Too Late" sat on top of Billboard's singles chart and she received a Gold album for "Tapestry". The LP, released four months earlier, was the number one album in the US for 15 weeks and would stay on Billboard's Top 200 album chart for 292 weeks.
1971: Paul Revere And The Raiders receive a Gold record for their only US #1 hit, "Indian Reservation". The song, written by John D. Loudermilk, had been a US #20 hit and had reached #3 in the UK for Don Fardon in 1968.
1969: Henry Mancini's "Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet" led the Billboard Pop chart in the first of a two week stay.
1960: Pianist Floyd Cramer records his biggest hit, "Last Date", which will reach #2 in the US by next November, selling over a million copies.
1970: Three Dog Night's version of Randy Newman's "Mama Told Me Not To Come" sat at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 and the Cashbox Best Sellers Chart. It was a song that took singer Cory Wells over two years to convince the rest of the band to record. It reached #3 in the UK.