1963: Gerry And The Pacemakers were at #1 on the UK singles chart with "How Do You Do It?" The song wouldn't catch on in the US until the Fall of 1964 when it went to #9.
1959: Bobby Darin records "Splish Splash". The record will become a world wide hit, although he was outsold in Britain by a rival version from comedian Charlie Drake.
1974: Terry Jacks was at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Seasons In The Sun", an English-language adaptation of the song "Le Moribond" by Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel. Earlier recordings had been released by The Kingston Trio and The Fortunes.
2000: Santana returned to the top of the US singles chart for the second time in six months with "Maria Maria", another track pulled from the Grammy Award winning album "Smooth".