1978: Paul McCartney led his group Wings to the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 for the third time with "With A Little Luck". It reached #5 in his homeland.
1973: Less than four months after topping the Hot 100 with "Superstition", Stevie Wonder was back on top with "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life", a song on which Stevie played most of the instruments. The record reached #7 in the UK.
1963: Lesley Gore's "It's My Party" enters Billboard's Top 40, where it will reach #1. It will also become a Top Ten hit in the UK.
1969: A band calling themselves The Chicago Transit Authority releases their self-titled, debut album, which would eventually peak at number 17. By the end of 1972 the LP had amassed 148 weeks on the chart, making it the longest running album by a Rock group up to that time. The band was later sued by the real Chicago Transit Authority and was forced to shorten their name to Chicago.
1981: "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes rocketed to the top spot on Billboard's singles chart, where it would remain for six weeks. Carnes received a personal thank-you letter for the song from actress Bette Davis, saying that it had impressed her young grandson.