1961: Ricky Nelson records "Hello Mary Lou", which would climb to number 9 in the US by early May
2015: Kenny Loggins appeared on the TV talent show American Idol where he performed his 1984, US #1 hit, "Footloose".
1972: Neil Young enjoyed his only solo, US number one hit with "Heart Of Gold". Backing vocals were provided by James Taylor and Linda Ronstadt. The song reached #10 on the UK chart.
1958: The Coasters record what will prove to be their only US number one hit, "Yakety Yak". In the UK, it reached #12.