1982: Bertie Higgins' "Key Largo" entered the Billboard Hot 100, where it would reach #8, as well as #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. The song was inspired by the 1948 film starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall. In the UK, it could climb no higher than #60.
1983: Australia's Men At Work owned both number one spots on the US album and singles charts. "Down Under" was the second number 1 single from the "Business As Usual" LP, following "Who Can It Be Now". The album was also at the top of the UK chart, a feat previously accomplished only by Rod Stewart, Simon And Garfunkel and The Beatles.
1978: An L.A. group called Player had the top tune in the US with "Baby Come Back". The song was written by band members Peter Beckett and John Crowley after both had broken up with their respective girl friends. The song reached #32 in the UK.
1969: Elvis Presley begins a ten day recording session that will produce his final US number one record, "Suspicious Minds". The tracks are laid down at American Sound Studios in Memphis and mark the first time The King has recorded in his hometown since his Sun Records days in 1956.