It figures that after yesterday’s marathon musical compendium, today’s is much shorter.
The number one album today in 1959 was the Kingston Trio’s “Here We Go Again!”
The number one single today in 1968:
Today in 1977, the movie “Saturday Night Fever,” based on a magazine article that turned out to be a hoax, premiered in New York:
Birthdays begin with Charlie Rich:
Jane Birkin sang on Britain’s only French-language number one single, which was controversial for an unrelated reason:
Spike Jones, the 1940s’ and 1950s’ answer to Weird Al Yankovic:
One death of note, today in 1963: Dinah Washington at just 39: