1978: The Rolling Stones perform "Beast Of Burden" on NBC's Saturday Night Live, propelling it to its peak position of #8 on the Hot 100 a month later.
1969: George Harrison's song "Something" is released as the "A" side of a Beatles' 45, a first for Harrison. Along with Lennon and McCartney's "Come Together", the single will reach number one in the US next month.
1976: Hall And Oates' second album, "Abandoned Luncheonette", which contained the hit single "She's Gone", is certified Gold just three weeks after its release.
1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival started a four week run at the top of the US album chart with "Green River", the group's first number one LP. The album contained two of the band's biggest hits, "Bad Moon Rising" and the title track, and in 2003, was ranked number 95 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
1964: The Animals' self-titled album enters the Billboard LP chart. It contains their #1 hit, "House Of The Rising Sun". The British album "The Animals" was released a month later with substantially differing contents.