1982: Chicago's "Chicago 16" album enters the Hot 200. The L.P. featured the #1 hit "Hard To Say I'm Sorry" and ultimately went Platinum, reaching #9.

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1960: Hank Ballard And The Midnighters become the first group to place three records on The Billboard Hot 100 at the same time - "Finger Poppin' Time", "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" and "The Twist".

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1972: Elton John started a five week run at #1 on the Billboard album chart with "Honky Chateau", his first US chart topper.

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1979: Donna Summer had two songs in Billboard's Top Ten, as "Hot Stuff" sat at number 3 and "Bad Girls" was number 1.

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1968: Steppenwolf's "Born To Be Wild" is released in the US, where it will reach #2. A line from the song which includes the words "heavy metal thunder" is often credited with popularizing a new term for loud, guitar dominated music.

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