1976: Van Morrison's 1970 album, "Moondance" is awarded a Gold record. The LP, which made it to #29 on the Hot 200, contained two hits: the title track and "Into the Mystic", and would be inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999.
1968: The Spiral Staircase record their million selling tune, "More Today Than Yesterday", which will reach #12 on the Billboard chart and #7 on the Cash Box Best Sellers list the following Spring. Unfortunately, about 18 months following the single's release, after issuing one album and a couple of more singles, the group disbanded due to management issues and squabbles over finances.
1979: The Commodores held down the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Still", their twelfth Billboard Pop chart entry.
1978: A concert by Queen at New York's Madison Square Garden featured a row of semi-nude, over-weight women on bicycles to promote the band's current single, "Fat-Bottomed Girls".
1966: The Jefferson Airplane record "Somebody To Love", which will reach #5 in the US in the summer of 1967. The single was also a featured track on their influential album "Surrealistic Pillow".