1975: David Bowie had the top tune on Billboard's singles chart with "Fame", a song co-written by John Lennon, who can be heard singing near the end of the record.

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1969: Creedence Clearwater Revival scored their only UK #1 single with "Bad Moon Rising".

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1976: "Play That Funky Music" by a Steubenville, Ohio quintet called Wild Cherry topped the Billboard Pop chart. It was the first of five chart singles for the band who took their name from a box of cough drops.

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1968: The Fifth Dimension are awarded their second Gold record for their rendition of Laura Nyro's "Stoned Soul Picnic". The song reached #3 on the Billboard Pop chart and #2 on the R&B chart.

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1963: "She Loves You", with its flip side, "I'll Get You" by The Beatles is released by Swan Records in the US. Although it is currently number one in the UK, "She Loves You" is ignored Stateside until 1964 when it would reach the top of the US Pop chart.

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