1984: Stevie Wonder had his first UK #1 with "I Just Called To Say I Love You", 18 years after his chart debut in 1966. The song stayed at the top for six weeks.
1969: Bob Dylan's "Lay Lady Lay" peaks at #7 on the Billboard singles chart. Departing from his usual high pitched, nasal style, Dylan's low-key vocal also pushed the song to #5 in the UK.
1991: Eagles' drummer Don Henley was a bright spot at the MTV Video Music Awards when he performed his solo hit "The Heart Of The Matter". The rest of the show was mostly Rap and Metal.
1982: Just as its six week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 was ending, "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor climbs to number one in the UK for the first of four weeks.
1977: Just weeks after his death, record buyers in Great Britain were scooping up Elvis Presley discs. The king had the number one album, "Moody Blue" and the number one single, "Way Down", as well as 26 other albums and 8 more singles in the Top 100.