1980: Billy Joel started a six-week run at #1 on the Billboard Hot 200 with his second chart topping LP, "Glass Houses". The album would go on to sell over 7 million copies on the strength of the singles, "You May Be Right" (#7), "It's Still Rock and Roll To Me" (#1) and "Don't Ask Me Why" (#19).
1967: The Bee Gees appear on the UK TV show As You Like It, where they perform their new single "New York Mining Disaster 1941". Originally titled "Have You Seen My Wife, Mr. Jones", the song would go on to reach #12 in the UK and #14 in the US.
1973: Grand Funk record "We're An American Band", which will become their first US number one single by the following September.
1966: The Rolling Stones had the top song in the US with "Paint It Black", the first #1 Pop single to feature a sitar.