1989: 38 Special's biggest hit, "Second Chance" enters the Billboard charts where it will reach #6 on the Hot 100 and #1 on the Adult Contemporary Chart. The Jacksonville, Florida based band featured Donny Van Zant on vocals and Don Barnes on guitar.

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1962: Bruce Channel's "Hey! Baby" rose to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 for the first of a three week stay. The song also had success on the R&B chart where it peaked at #2 and in the UK where it also reached the #2 position.

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1985: REO Speedwagon returned to Billboard's top spot with "Can't Fight This Feeling". The song made #16 in the UK. It had been a little over five years since the band's first number one hit, "Keep On Loving You".

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1959: Just four weeks after being released, Frankie Avalon's "Venus" tops the US singles chart. Al Martino was offered the song first, but turned it down.

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1973: A song from the movie Deliverance called "Dueling Banjos" by Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandel becomes one of the few 1970s instrumentals to be awarded a Gold record. The record had topped the Cash Box Magazine Best Sellers list and reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100.

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