1973: Marvin Gaye enjoyed his second #1 hit on the Billboard Pop chart with "Let's Get It On". He would place 7 more records on the list by 1982, giving him a total of 40.
1972: With their hit "Mama Weer All Crazee Now" flying high on the UK charts, Slade interrupts their current US tour and fly back to London to headline at the Sundown concert venue in the Mile End Road.
1975: Glen Campbell topped the Billboard Pop chart with "Rhinestone Cowboy", selling over 4 million copies in the process. The record gained three Grammy nominations and was the Country Music Association's Song of the Year for 1976. In the UK, it reached #4. Glen had cracked the US Top Ten twice before with "Wichita Lineman" in 1968 and "Galveston" in 1969.
1991: Eagles' drummer Don Henley was a bright spot at the MTV Video Music Awards when he performed his solo hit "The Heart Of The Matter". The rest of the show was mostly Rap and Metal.
1959: Following the stabbing deaths of two teenagers by a 17 year old and other similar incidents of violence in New York City, WCBS radio in the Big Apple bans all versions of "Mack the Knife".