1974: Canada's Gordon Lightfoot scores his first US number one single with "Sundown". His best previous outing had been "If You Could Read My Mind" which reached number 5 in 1971.
1957: Jerry Lee Lewis makes his first appearance on The Steve Allen Show, performing "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On". After the program airs, sales of the record soar, pushing it to #3 on the Billboard pop chart and #1 on the Billboard R&B chart.
1989: Eagles drummer Don Henley releases his third solo album, "The End Of The Innocence", which will spawn three Top 40 singles, "The End of the Innocence" (#8), "The Heart of the Matter" (#21), and "The Last Worthless Evening" (#21). The LP will reach #8 on the Billboard chart and sell over six million copies in the US alone.