1971: Carole King was having a very good week. Her single "It's Too Late" sat on top of Billboard's singles chart and she received a Gold album for "Tapestry". The LP, released four months earlier, was the number one album in the US for 15 weeks and would stay on Billboard's Top 200 album chart for 292 weeks.

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1963: Lesley Gore released "Judy's Turn To Cry", the follow up to her number one hit, "It's My Party". The record was a continuation of the original story and it too became a Top 5 hit in the US.

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1975: The Bay City Rollers were at the top of the UK singles chart with "Give A Little Love", the group's second and final UK #1.

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1960: 15 year old Brenda Lee had the number one song in the US with "I'm Sorry", a tune that was recorded in the last ten minutes of a session and originally meant to be the "B" side of "That's All You Gotta Do". The record reached #12 in the UK.

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1982: "Valley Girl" by Frank Zappa and his 14 year old daughter Moon Unit, enters the Billboard Pop chart at #75. It will peak at #32 in August.

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