1960: The Drifters record "Save The Last Dance For Me", which will top the US chart the following October and reach #2 in the UK in November.
1963: Lesley Gore's "It's My Party" enters Billboard's Top 40, where it will reach #1. It will also become a Top Ten hit in the UK.
1981: Smokey Robinson enjoys his highest charting Billboard Top 40 solo hit when "Being With You" peaks at #2.
1966: The Beach Boys' "Pet Sounds" album was released, featuring "Wouldn't It Be Nice", "Sloop John B.", "God Only Knows", and "Caroline No". Paul McCartney picked it as one of his favorite albums of all time.