1960: Elvis Presley's "It's Now Or Never" sets a new record in the UK for achieving one million sales just six weeks after its release.
1959: After being pushed out of the number one spot on the Cashbox Best Sellers chart for the last four weeks, Bobby Darin's "Mack The Knife" returned to the head of the list. It is a feat that is seldom duplicated.
1961: Motown Records achieves their first number one song when The Marvelettes' "Please Mr. Postman" reaches the top. The session musicians on the track included 22 year old Marvin Gaye on drums.
1975: "The Who by Numbers", which contains the hit single "Squeeze Box", earns The Who another Gold record. "Squeeze Box" reached number 10 on the UK Singles Chart and number 16 on the Billboard Hot 100.
1967: Jim Morrison is arrested onstage in New Haven, Connecticut. Before the gig, Morrison got into an argument with a policeman, who responded by macing the singer. During the concert, while singing "Back Door Man", Morrison told the audience about the incident, which prompted police to turn on the house lights and arrest Morrison for breach of peace and resisting arrest.