1970: Creedence Clearwater Revival's album "Cosmo's Factory" reaches #1 on the Billboard Hot 200, a position it would hold for 9 weeks.
1972: NBC debuted their Rock and Roll TV show Midnight Special, with Wolfman Jack announcing. The first show featured War performing their million selling US hit "Slippin' Into Darkness".
1969: The Woodstock festival closes after morning performances by The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Sha Na Na and finally, at 9 AM, Jimi Hendrix, who performs his rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner".
1968: The Rascals' "People Got to Be Free" reaches number one on the Billboard Hot 100. It will be awarded a Gold record a week later, eventually selling over 4 million copies.
1979: The biggest single of the summer, The Knack's "My Sharona" is awarded a Gold record for selling one million copies. The Knack's Doug Fieger wrote the song for his girlfriend, Sharona Alperin, whose picture appeared on the single's cover.