1966: According to Cashbox magazine, ? And The Mysterians had the best selling tune in America with "96 Tears". The song has since been ranked #210 on the Rolling Stone list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
1972: The O'Jays perform "Back Stabbers" on the US TV music show Soul Train. The Soul / Pop cross-over tune will reach #3 in the US and #14 in the UK.
1962: The Four Seasons' "Big Girls Don't Cry" is released. It will become their second consecutive Billboard #1 hit, spending five weeks at the top.
1974: Canada's Bachman-Turner Overdrive had the #1 album in the US with "Not Fragile". A single from the LP, "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet", also topped the American charts.