1971: Cat Stevens' "Peace Train" is released in the US where will reach #7 on the Billboard Pop chart. Outside of America, the song was not issued as a single because Island Records wanted to encourage people to buy the album rather than the 45.
1983: Billy Joel's "Tell Her About It" hits #1 on the Billboard Pop chart. It reached #4 in the UK.
1967: The Strawberry Alarm Clock perform "Incense and Peppermints" on American Bandstand, pushing it further up the US charts on its way to number one.
1966: The Lovin' Spoonful are awarded a Gold record for their fifth US Top Ten single and first number one hit, "Summer in the City".