1969: Elvis Presley begins a ten day recording session that will produce his final US number one record, "Suspicious Minds". The tracks are laid down at American Sound Studios in Memphis and mark the first time The King has recorded in his hometown since his Sun Records days in 1956.
1974: After entering Billboard's Hot 100 in October '73, The Steve Miller Band's "The Joker" makes it all the way to number one.
1986: James Brown's "Living In America" enters the Billboard Pop chart where it would rise to #4 during an eleven week run. It was his first Top 40 hit in ten years and would also be his last. The song was featured in the film Rocky IV, just as Apollo Creed enters the boxing ring.
1985: Cyndi Lauper became the first female recording artist since Bobbie Gentry in 1967 to be nominated for five Grammy Awards: Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Performance (Female), Record of the Year and Song of the Year. She would win Best New Artist at the February 26th show.
1965: The UK music show Juke Box Jury, a program where four panelists review new Pop music, turns thumbs down on The Righteous Brothers' latest release, "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling", calling it "a miss." It will prove to be one of the most talked about miscalculations in the show's history, as the tune would go on to top both the UK and US charts.