1974: Grand Funk Railroad started a two week run at #1 on the US singles chart with their version of the Little Eva hit "The Loco-Motion". It was only the second time that a cover version had been a #1, as well as the original. (The first was "Go Away Little Girl", a hit for Steve Lawrence in 1963 and Donny Osmond in 1971).
1980: Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band started a six week run at #1 on the US album chart with "Against The Wind".
1968: The Box Tops are awarded their second Gold record for "Cry Like a Baby". Their first was for "The Letter".
1971: The Everly Brothers release "Bye Bye Love", a song that was rejected by 30 labels before Cadence Records picked it up. The song went to #2 on the US Pop chart and #1 on the Country & Western chart.