1978: Johnny Paycheck's cover of David Allan Coe's ode to workplace frustrations, "Take This Job and Shove It", reached the top spot on the Billboard Country chart. Although the song failed to crack the Hot 100, it still seems to be one that we all know and can relate to

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1960: Nearly 20 million people watch Cliff Richard and The Shadows perform on Sunday Night At The London Palladium, where the singer is presented a Gold record for his hit, "Living Doll"

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1972: David Seville, (real name: Ross Bagdasarian) who provided the voices of TV cartoon characters the Chipmunks, died just days short of his 53rd birthday. He also recorded the number one hit "Witch Doctor" in 1958.

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1972: Jonathan Edwards only Billboard hit, "Sunshine", tops out at #4, earning a Gold Record for one million sales. At a time of the Vietnam War and Richard Nixon, many folks could relate to the lyrics "He can't even run his own life, I'll be damned if he'll run mine."

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1966: David Jones changes his name to David Bowie to avoid confusion with Davy Jones from the Monkees, just in time for the release of his single, "Can't Help Thinking About Me". He would later say that he chose "Bowie" because he likes that "big American bear-killin' knife."

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