1973: Pink Floyd's "Dark Side Of The Moon" was released in America where it would spent over 741 weeks on the Billboard chart, finally falling off in 1988. On June 4th, 1998, the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) certified the album 15 times Platinum, denoting sales of fifteen million in the United States. One in every fourteen people in the US under the age of 50 was estimated to own, or to have owned at one time, a copy of "Dark Side Of The Moon".
1985: REO Speedwagon returned to Billboard's top spot with "Can't Fight This Feeling". The song made #16 in the UK. It had been a little over five years since the band's first number one hit, "Keep On Loving You".
1976: Former Spooky Tooth singer Gary Wright is awarded a Gold record for "Dream Weaver".
1966: Tina Turner laid down vocal tracks for the Phil Spector produced "River Deep Mountain High", which would go on to reach #3 in the UK and #88 in the US.
1976: After placing 28 songs in the Top 40 of Billboard's Pop chart, The Miracles make the list for the last time when "Love Machine" went to the top. Their run included seven Top 10 hits and two number ones. "Love Machine" made it to #3 in the UK.