1955: "Baby Let's Play House" becomes Elvis Presley's first national hit when it enters the Billboard Country Best Sellers list, where it will top out at #5. The song had been written and recorded a year earlier by Arthur Gunter, but Presley's version used some altered lyrics and a different arrangement.

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1966: Percy Sledge earned a Gold record for the hit single, "When a Man Loves A Woman". It was his only song to make it to number one and the only one of five chart makers to break into the Top Ten.

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1979: Donna Summer had two songs in Billboard's Top Ten, as "Hot Stuff" sat at number 3 and "Bad Girls" was number 1.

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1959: Paul Anka's "Lonely Boy" was the number one song on the Billboard Hot 100. Paul would also sing the song in the movie Girls Town, in which he starred with Mamie Van Doren and Mel Torme.

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1960: Pianist Floyd Cramer records his biggest hit, "Last Date", which will reach #2 in the US by next November, selling over a million copies.

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