1959: Cliff Richard becomes the first UK artist to have a Rock 'n' Roll hit in the US when "Living Doll" makes the Billboard chart, where it will peak at #30.

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1974: Canadian singer Andy Kim went to #1 on the Billboard singles chart with "Rock Me Gently", his only US chart topper. The record was also a hit in the UK, reaching #2. Along with his recording career, Kim was also a successful composer and was the co-writer of The Archies' "Sugar Sugar".

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1975: John Denver's two sided hit, "I'm Sorry" / "Calypso" reached the top of the Billboard singles chart. It was his fourth and final US number one record, although he would place six more songs in the Top 40.

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1964: The Newbeats enjoy their biggest hit when "Bread And Butter" tops out at #2 in the US and #15 in the UK. They will go on to reach #16 with "Everything's Alright" later in the year as well as having two more US Top 40 hits with "Break Away (From That Boy)" (#40) and "Run, Baby, Run (Back Into My Arms)" (#12) next year.

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1976: Boz Scaggs is the musical guest on US TV's Saturday Night Live, where he performs his hit, "Lowdown", which reached #3 in the US and #28 in the UK.

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