1967: The Doors perform "Crystal Ship" and "Light My Fire" on American Bandstand.
1971: Carole King was having a very good week. Her single "It's Too Late" sat on top of Billboard's singles chart and she received a Gold album for "Tapestry". The LP, released four months earlier, was the number one album in the US for 15 weeks and would stay on Billboard's Top 200 album chart for 292 weeks.
1965: The Lovin' Spoonful release their first single, "Do You Believe in Magic", from the album of the same name. It will reach #9 on the US Pop chart and was later ranked #216 on Rolling Stone's list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
1969: The Rolling Stones' "Honky Tonk Women" is released in the US, where it will become the fifth of their eight Billboard number one hits.
1960: Roy Orbison saw his first record, "Only The Lonely" climb into the Top 5 in the United States after The Everly Brothers and Elvis both turned the song down. Over the next six years, The Big O would have 22 Top 40 hits.