1983: Stevie Wonder's former guitarist, Michael Sembello, started a two week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart with "Maniac". The track was featured in the film Flashdance and reached #43 in the UK.
1992: Eric Clapton's "Tears in Heaven" was named Best Male Video at the ninth annual MTV Video Music Awards.
1976: Wild Cherry's self-titled album, which includes their number one single, "Play that Funky Music", is certified Gold.
1984: Stevie Wonder had his first UK #1 with "I Just Called To Say I Love You", 18 years after his chart debut in 1966. The song stayed at the top for six weeks.