1973: 23-year-old B.W. Stevenson records "My Maria", which will reach #9 in the US later in the year. Although his real first name was Louis, he used the initials B.W., which stood for Buck Wheat
1959: Fabian's biggest hit, "Tiger" entered the Billboard chart, where it would top out at #3. In all, the Philadelphia singer, born Fabiano Forte, placed eight songs in the US Top 40.
1958: Bobby Darin's "Splish Splash" enters the US record charts, where it would reach #3. Bobby would later say that the song only took him about ten minutes to write.
1960: 17-year-old Annette Funicello entered the Billboard Pop chart with the Paul Anka penned "Train of Love". The song would become the fourth of her five Top 40 hits, eventually reaching #36.
1976: The Beach Boys' cover of Chuck Berry's "Rock And Roll Music" enters the Billboard Top 40 where it would peak at #5 during a thirteen week run. That was one spot higher than Berry's 1957 original