1971: Mungo Jerry were at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Baby Jump", the group's second and final chart topper.

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1983: Michael Jackson's mega-hit "Billie Jean" topped the Billboard singles chart for the first of seven weeks. Amazingly, Michael's vocal on the track was completed in just one take.

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1967: The Rolling Stones' "Ruby Tuesday" sat atop the Billboard singles chart after American disc jockeys shied away from playing the flip side, "Let's Spend The Night Together".

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1973: At the 15th Annual Grammy Awards held at the Tennessee Theatre, Nashville, Tennessee, some notable winners were:
Helen Reddy - Best Pop Vocal Performance, Female for "I Am Woman",
Harry Nilsson - Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male for "Without You",
Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack - Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo, Group or Chorus for "Where Is the Love"
Joel Dorn (producer) & Roberta Flack - Record of the Year for "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face"
America - Best New Artist
George Carlin - Best Comedy Recording for "FM And AM"

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1988: Paul Simon's "Graceland" is named Record Of The Year at the 30th Grammy Awards. "Bring On The Night" by Sting is awarded Best Pop Vocal Performance and George Michael and Aretha Franklin win Best R&B Performance for "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)".

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