1966: Eight weeks after their TV series debuted, The Monkees had the number one record in the US with "Last Train To Clarksville".
1978: Van Morrison makes a guest appearance on NBC-TV's Saturday Night Live, where he performs two numbers from his recent album "Kingdom Hall".
1984: Billy Ocean started a two week run at #1 on the Billboard singles chart with "Caribbean Queen". The song was recorded under different titles for different parts of the world, resulting in versions such as "European Queen" and "African Queen".
1974: "You Haven't Done Nothin" becomes Stevie Wonder's fourth US number one single. The record, on which Stevie was joined by The Jackson 5, topped both the Billboard and Cash Box charts.
1966: With "Good Vibrations" at the top of the UK chart, The Beach Boys kick off the first of seven sold out shows at Finsbury Park Astoria in London, England. Over 600 city buses were adorned with posters announcing their arrival.