1980: Queen had Billboard's top tune with "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", a song that Freddie Mercury later revealed came to him while he was taking a bath.
1975: After years of barely making a living, the fortunes of Scotland's Average White Band took a sharp turn for the better when they scored a number one hit in the US with "Pick Up The Pieces". It made #6 in the UK.
1970: The Jackson 5 make their TV debut on American Bandstand where they sing "I Want You Back".
1988: Nearly seventeen years after his death, Louis Armstrong has Billboard's highest debuting single of the week when "What a Wonderful World" comes in at #67.
1972: Although he had written songs that were recorded by The Turtles, Rick Nelson, Blood Sweat And Tears, Lulu, The Monkees and Three Dog Night, Harry Nilsson had his only US number one hit with "Without You", a tune written by Pete Ham and Tom Evans of Badfinger.