1967: David Bowie released his first album, which contained the single, "Love You 'Til Tuesday". Although the LP got positive reviews, neither it or the single sold well.
1957: Sam Cooke records "You Send Me" at Radio Recorders Studio in Los Angeles. The song will rise to the top of the US chart next December and become the first of Cooke's 29 Billboard Top 40 hits. The song reached #29 in the UK.
1980: Paul and Linda McCartney are the guest hosts of NBC's Saturday Night Live, where they perform their new single, "Coming Up", a recent Billboard number one.
1977: Steve Miller's "Jet Airliner" is released. It will become his fourth US Top Ten hit.
1967: Aretha Franklin releases "Respect", a song that will become her signature tune and go on to win two Grammy Awards in 1968 for Best Rhythm & Blues Recording and Best Rhythm & Blues Solo Vocal Performance, Female.