You might think the number one British single today in 1967 is …
The number one single today in 1974:
Today in 1980, Grease was no longer the word: The musical closed in New York, after 3,883 performances.
The number one single today in 1985 has too many artists to list:
Birthdays begin with Lester Chambers, vocalist for the Chambers Brothers:
The writer of one of the best movie themes of all time, Bill Conti:
Bassist Jack Casady of the Jefferson Airplane:
Singer and guitarist Lowell George of Little Feat:
Bruce Springsteen’s drummer and Conan O’Brien’s first band leader, Max Weinberg:
Blondie’s keyboard player, Jimmy Destri:
One of the Brothers Johnson, Louis:
Marc Ford of the Black Crowes:
Lou Bega (earworm alert):
And would you believe: Happy birthday to Maxwell Smart.