1966: Nancy Sinatra receives her first Gold record for her current Billboard #1 hit, "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'". Her second was shared with her father Frank in 1967 for "Something Stupid".
1979: The Pointer Sisters, now down to a trio after Bonnie Pointer had left for a solo career, enjoy their biggest US hit when the Bruce Springsteen written "Fire" tops out at Billboard's #2.
1980: Queen had Billboard's top tune with "Crazy Little Thing Called Love", a song that Freddie Mercury later revealed came to him while he was taking a bath.
1975: After years of barely making a living, the fortunes of Scotland's Average White Band took a sharp turn for the better when they scored a number one hit in the US with "Pick Up The Pieces". It made #6 in the UK.