1985: Stevie Wonder's "Part-Time Lover" topped the Billboard Pop chart, becoming his ninth single to do so. The song also led the R&B, Dance and Adult Contemporary charts, making Stevie the first artist to score a number one hit on four different Billboard charts. In the UK, it reached #3.
1972: Gilbert O'Sullivan had the top tune on the UK charts with a song called "Clair", a number he wrote for three year old Clair Mills, the daughter of his manager, Gordon Mills. She would later recall; "My mum said it would be lovely if Gilbert wrote a song about me, so he did." The little girl's giggle at the end of the song is Clair herself.
1975: Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody" was released as a single. It would stay on the chart for seventeen weeks, nine of them at number one and would eventually go Platinum. The song would be re-released in December, 1991 after being featured in the movie Wayne's World and became a hit all over again.
1982: Melbourne, Australia's Men At Work had the number one song in the US with "Who Can It Be Now?". They would follow with three more Top 10 hits, "Down Under" (#1), "Overkill" (#3) and "It's A Mistake" (#6)
1977: A 30 year old rocker named Marvin Lee Aday, who uses the stage name Meat Loaf, releases his landmark album "Bat Out Of Hell". Since that time, the LP has sold over 43 million copies worldwide.