1964: Jan & Dean released the single "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena". (Note: some websites falsely say the single was released June 22. According to the book 'The Jan & Dean Record: A Chronology of Studio Sessions, Live Performances and Chart Performances' by Mark A. Moore, the single was released June 8. Several radio stations began including it on their local charts well before June 22.)
1964: The Dave Clark Five released the single "Can't You See That She's Mine".
1967: Procol Harum had the #1 U.K. song with "A Whiter Shade Of Pale".
"Mony Mony" was movin' up...
1968: "Mrs. Robinson" from Simon & Garfunkel was #1 again. Archie Bell & the Drells slid up to 2 with "Tighten Up" while Herb Alpert's classic "This Guy's In Love With You" moved from 11-3. Hugo Montenegro's former #1 "The Good, the Bad And The Ugly" was at #4 and Tommy James & the Shondells made #5 with "Mony Mony". The rest of the Top 10: Ohio Express remained at 6 with "Yummy Yummy Yummy", Richard Harris had a hit with "MacArthur Park", the Rascals were going down with "A Beautiful Morning", Aretha Franklin had her 20th hit and 7th Top 10 with "Think" and the former #1 "Honey", one of the Top Songs of the Rock Era* from Bobby Goldsboro, was now at 10.
1970: The van of Deep Purple was impounded by East German police after it "mistakenly got too close to the border". Silly Deep Purple.
1974: Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones released a solo album.
1974: The great song "Rock Your Baby" by George McCrae moved from 93 to 62. It would finish the decade as the top-selling song of the 70's.
1974: "Band on the Run", one of the Top Songs of the Rock Era* by Paul McCartney & Wings was the new #1 song. "For The Love Of Money" by the O'Jays was the only new song in the Top 10.
1978: The Alan Parsons Project released the album I Robot.
1979: ELO released the album Discovery.
1979: The Who released the album The Kids Are Alright.
1985: The Style Council owned the top album in the U.K. with Our Favourite Shop.
1991: Extreme took over at #1 with "More Than Words". "I Wanna' Sex You Up" from Color Me Badd was #2 but Paula Abdul was making her move with "Rush, Rush". Mariah Carey fell to #4 with "I Don't Wanna' Cry" and Michael Bolton fell to 5 with "Love Is A Wonderful Thing". The rest of the Top 10: R.E.M. at 6 with "Losing My Religion", Hi-Five had the #7 song with "I Like the Way (The Kissing Game)", EMF's smash "Unbelievable" was up to #8, Whitney Houston had her 16th hit and 13th Top 10 with "Miracle" and Luther Vandross moved into the list with "Power Of Love/Love Power".
1996: Toni Braxton had an incredible debut at #7 with "You're Makin' Me High"/"Let It Flow". The double-sided hit was one of the highest debuts of the Rock Era.
2003: Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil was made a Member of the Order of Australia by Queen Elizabeth II.
1940: Nancy Sinatra was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. (Note: Some websites report Sinatra was born June 4. According to the book ' by Chris Strodder, Nancy was born on June 8.)
1940: Sherman Garnes of Frankie Lyman and the Teenagers
1941: Clarence Haskins of Funkadelic was born in Elkhorn, West Virginia.
1942: Chuck Negron, who once sang with Three Dog Night but doesn't any longer, was born in the Bronx, New York.
1944: Boz Scaggs was born in Canton, Ohio.
1951: Bonnie Tyler was born in Swansea, Wales.
1953: Jeff Rich, drummer of Status Quo and Climax Blues Band, was born in London.
1960: Mick Hucknall, lead singer of Simply Red, was born in Manchester, England.
1965: Rob Pilatus of Milli Vanilli was born in Frankfurt, Germany; died of drugs and alcohol April 2, 1998.
1967: Neil Mitchell, keyboard player for Wet Wet Wet, was born in Helensburgh, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
1970: Nicci Gilbert of Brownstone
1977: Kanye West was born in Atlanta, Georgia.
1981: Alex Band, singer, songwriter and musician of the Calling, was born in Los Angeles, California.