1974: John Belushi and Dan Ackroyd release their version of Sam And Dave's "Soul Man" under the name The Blues Brothers. Belushi and Ackroyd would reach #14 in the US, while the original had topped out at #2.
1984: "Out Of Touch" becomes Hall And Oates' sixth US number one single, confirming their status as the most successful duo in Rock history. Despite its success in America, the record could only manage #48 in the UK.
1991: "Black or White" becomes Michael Jackson's 12th US number one hit, tying him with The Supremes for the third most, behind The Beatles (20) and Elvis Presley (17).
1975: Paul Simon reached #1 on the US album chart with "Still Crazy After All These Years", which produced four US Top 40 hits, "Gone at Last" (#23), "My Little Town" (#9), "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" (#1) and the title track (#40).