1969: "Wedding Bell Blues" topped the Billboard Hot 100, giving The Fifth Dimension their second US number one record. The song was originally recorded as a private joke between group members Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., who were engaged at the time.
1964: The Marvelettes' "Too Many Fish in the Sea" enters the Billboard Hot 100 where it will reach #25. The song will be the fifth of the group's ten US Top 40 hits.
1971: Cher scored her first solo US number one hit with "Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves", a song that reached #4 in the UK. It had been four years since she last appeared on the Billboard singles chart with "You Better Sit Down, Kids".
1966: Eight weeks after their TV series debuted, The Monkees had the number one record in the US with "Last Train To Clarksville".