1992: After a long battle to claim royalties, Jimmy Merchant and Herman Santiago of Frankie Lymon And The Teenagers received an estimated $4 million in back payments from the song "Why Do Fools Fall In Love".
1963: The brother and sister team of Nino Tempo and April Stevens hit the top of the Billboard chart with "Deep Purple", a song that they recorded in just two takes. In the UK, it reached #27.
1980: Kenny Rogers enjoyed his only solo, US Pop chart number one with "Lady". The Lionel Richie penned tune would also top the Country and Adult Contemporary charts and reach #12 in the UK.
1964: The Drifters' enjoy their last US Top Twenty hit when "Saturday Night at the Movies" reaches #18.