1959: Following the stabbing deaths of two teenagers by a 17 year old and other similar incidents of violence in New York City, WCBS radio in the Big Apple bans all versions of "Mack the Knife".
1955: "Moments To Remember" by The Four Lads becomes the first of their twelve Billboard chart entries and will prove to be their biggest hit, reaching #2 and staying on the chart for an amazing 25 weeks. It was a rare accomplishment for a Canadian vocal group in the 1950s.
1989: Paula Abdul had the number one song in the US with "Cold Hearted". In the UK however, the record stalled at #46.
1972: The O'Jays receive a Gold record for their first single, "Backstabbers", which made it to #3 on Billboard's Pop chart.