1958: CBS announced the invention of stereophonic records. The new discs could be played on existing record players, but when played on new stereo players, the listener could hear a much richer and fuller sound.
1961: Every once in a while, OK, once in a "Blue Moon", a song comes around as good as this one--the Marcels jumped from 21 to 6 on this date.
964: The Beatles owned the top six positions on the Australian Pop chart.
1965: Jr. Walker & the All-Stars were at the top of the R&B chart for a third week with "Shotgun".
1965: Roger Miller dominated the Adult chart for the seventh week with "King Of The Road".
1965: Petula Clark shouted "I Know a Place" and she was in a hurry to get there, vaulting from #94 to #50.
1965: The Supremes landed their fourth #1 song in the U.S. with "Stop! In The Name of Love".
1966: On a tour of the U.K., Roy Orbison fell off a motorcycle, fracturing his foot. Orbison had to play the remaining dates while sitting on a stool.
1967: The Young Rascals recorded "Groovin'".