1971: Cher scored her first solo US number one hit with "Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves", a song that reached #4 in the UK. It had been four years since she last appeared on the Billboard singles chart with "You Better Sit Down, Kids".
1966: Eight weeks after their TV series debuted, The Monkees had the number one record in the US with "Last Train To Clarksville".
1961: Three weeks after turning 21 years old, Cliff Richard's "I'm 21 Today" tops the UK chart.
1976: Country / Rock band Firefall is awarded a Gold record for their self-titled debut album, which includes the #9 US hit single, "You Are the Woman".