1957: The Crickets had the #1 song in the U.K. with "That'll Be The Day".
One of the brightest stars of the time. Or any time...
1957 - "Oh Boy!" by Buddy Holly & the Crickets was released with another killer song--"Not Fade Away" on the flip. (Note: numerous websites show the release as October 29, but according to the Rockabilly Hall of Fame, the correct date of release was October 27.)
1958: Ricky Nelson's new hit "Lonesome Town" moved from #86 to #18.