1960: Nearly 20 million people watch Cliff Richard and The Shadows perform on Sunday Night At The London Palladium, where the singer is presented a Gold record for his hit, "Living Doll"

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1976: Peter Frampton's "Frampton Comes Alive!" is released. The album takes just five weeks to go Gold and turns Platinum in less than three months. It sold 19 million copies in its first year.

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1966: The Rolling Stones receive their third Gold record for the album "December's Children". It contains, "Get Off My Cloud", "As Tears Go By" and "I'm Free".

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1966: David Jones changes his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones from the Monkees, just in time for the release of his single, "Can't Help Thinking About Me". He would later say that he chose "Bowie" because he likes that "big American bear-killin' knife."

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1979: The Young Men's Christian Association files a lawsuit against Village People over their song, "Y.M.C.A." The suit was eventually dropped.

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