1973: Stevie Wonder appeared on TV's Sesame Street, where he performed "123 Sesame Street" and his hit "Superstition".
1959: After the BBC lifts its ban on The Coasters' new single "Charlie Brown", the song is played on radio's Pick of the Pops. It will go on to become the group's best selling UK hit, reaching #6.
1982: "Ebony and Ivory", a duet by Stevie Wonder and Paul McCartney, debuts on the US charts at #29. It will eventually reach number one in both the US and UK, becoming Wonder's first British chart topper. The song listed at #59 on Billboard's Greatest Songs of all time, but in October 2007 it was named "the worst duet in history" by BBC 6 Music listeners and these days gets little airplay on either side of the Atlantic.
1974: Terry Jacks was at #1 on the UK singles chart with "Seasons In The Sun", an English-language adaptation of the song "Le Moribond" by Belgian singer-songwriter Jacques Brel. Earlier recordings had been released by The Kingston Trio and The Fortunes.