Presty the DJ for Oct. 18

The number one song today in 1969:

Britain’s number one single today in 1979 probably would have gotten no American notice had it not been for the beginning of MTV a year later:

The number one album today in 1986 was Huey Lewis and the News’ “Fore”:

The City of Los Angeles declared today in 1990 “Rocky Horror Picture Show Day” in honor of the movie’s 15th anniversary, so …

Birthdays begin with Chuck Berry:

Ronnie Bright of The Coasters:

Gary Richrath of REO Speedwagon:

Songwriter Laura Nyro, known for her work performed by others …

… was born the same day as Joe Egan of Stealers Wheel, which is …

Keith Knudsen of the Doobie Brothers:

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