1980: Led Zeppelin's "In Through the Out Door" is awarded a Platinum disc. It's the last album issued before the September 25th death of drummer John Bonham.

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1962: Burl Ives' "A Little Bitty Tear" cracks the Billboard Top 40 on its way to #9. His first hit came in 1947 with a Folk song written in the 1840s, "Jimmy Crack Corn", which he followed with "Big Rock Candy Mountain" in 1949.

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1991: Iron Maiden topped the UK singles chart with "Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter", however, with sales of only 42,000 copies during its first week, the record became the lowest selling UK number one in over thirty years

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1964: Bobby Vinton's "There! I've Said It Again" becomes the last US number one record before the so called British Invasion. Between Bill Haley's "Rock Around The Clock" in July, 1955 and Vinton's hit, only five non-American artists could manage a US chart topper. All that was about to change.

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1960: Bobby Darin and Connie Francis pair up to sing "You Make Me Feel So Young" and "You're The Top" on The Ed Sullivan Show.

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