1973: Roberta Flack achieved her second Billboard #1 hit with "Killing Me Softly With His Song". The tune was inspired by singer Lori Lieberman after she saw Don McLean perform at The Troubadour in Los Angeles.
1963: Ruby And The Romantics' "Our Day Will Come" enters the Billboard charts. It will hit #1 on both the Pop and R&B list in March and will be the group's biggest hit.
1977: "Car Wash" by the L.A. based Soul and Funk band Rose Royce is certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
1976: The Four Seasons attained their only UK #1 hit with "December '63 (Oh What A Night)".
1977: At the 19th annual Grammy Awards, statues were presented to Stevie Wonder for Album Of The Year for "Songs In The Key Of Life", and Best Pop Vocal Performance - Male for "I Wish". Best New Artist went to The Starland Vocal Band. Chicago was cited for Best Pop Vocal Performance By A Duo Or Group for "If You Leave Me Now" and Linda Ronstadt won Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female for "Hasten Down The Wind".