1989: Songwriter Diane Warren was the author of the number 1 and number 2 songs in the US. "When I See You Smile" was a hit for Bad English, and "Blame It On the Rain" was credited to Milli Vanilli. Warren would go on to write "I Don't Want to Miss a Thing" for Aerosmith and the Armageddon soundtrack in 1998.

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1973: After cracking Billboard's Top Ten with "It Don't Come Easy" (#4) and "Back Off Boogaloo" (#9), Ringo Starr reaches number one with "Photograph", a song he co-wrote with George Harrison.

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1976: Queen's, "Bohemian Rhapsody" hit number one in the UK, where it stayed until the end of January 1977, longer than any other song since Slim Whitman's "Rose Marie" in 1955. The promotional video that accompanied the song is generally acknowledged as being the first UK Pop video and cost 5,000 Pounds to produce.

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1963: The Beatles released their second album, "With The Beatles", in the UK. The collection featured "All My Loving", "Please Mr. Postman" and "Roll Over Beethoven" and would succeed their first L.P. in the #1 spot, giving the Fab Four a string of 51 consecutive weeks at the top of the UK album chart.

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1983: Michael Jackson's 14 minute video, Thriller premiers in L.A. movie theatres. Guinness World Records later named it as the "most successful music video", selling over 9 million units.

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