1972: The United States Council for World Affairs announces that it is adopting "Join Together" by The Who as its official theme.
1960: Ben E. King was at Atlantic Records, laying down his first solo efforts since leaving The Drifters. During the session, King recorded "Spanish Harlem" which would reach #10 in the US and "Stand By Me" which would go to #4 Stateside and #1 in the UK.
1984: Wham! topped the UK chart with "Freedom", a song that will reach #3 in America. It was the second British #1 of the year for the English duo, following the success of "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" last Spring.
1975: Art Garfunkel had his first UK solo #1 single with a song written in 1934, "I Only Have Eyes For You". It reached #18 in the US.