1979: The Canadian Rock trio Rush were named as the country's official Ambassadors Of Music by the Canadian government.

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1980: Led Zeppelin's "In Through the Out Door" is awarded a Platinum disc. It's the last album issued before the September 25th death of drummer John Bonham.

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1958: Danny And The Juniors' Rock 'n' Roll classic "At The Hop" was the number one song in the US. Originally written as "Do the Bop", American Bandstand host Dick Clark advised the group to re-write the lyrics because the dance known as The Bop was on its way out. Clark was right and the Philadelphia quartet's record stayed in the top spot for a month.

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1991: Iron Maiden topped the UK singles chart with "Bring Your Daughter To The Slaughter", however, with sales of only 42,000 copies during its first week, the record became the lowest selling UK number one in over thirty years.

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1974: Elton John's remake of The Beatles' "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds" becomes his tenth US Top Ten hit and his third number one. The recording included John Lennon on guitar.

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