Though the New Jersey Shirelles out paced The Bronx, New York quartet (#39 to #76) the recording was memorable as The Chiffons first Hot 100 offing of a career 12 hits thru 1966.
The Chiffons, locked in a cover battle with The Shirelles, charted today with “Tonight’s The Night”.
The Monkees TV show debuted.
Warren Corbin (The Cleftones) 1938
Barry White (The Upfronts) 1944
The 4 Seasons “And That Reminds Me” (#45) charted. Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bo Diddley, Alice Cooper, Gene Vincent and The Doors appeared at the Toronto Rock & Roll Revival Concert.
The Beatles classic “Hey Jude” (#1 in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Holland, Japan, France & Israel) was inspired by The Drifters 1960 hit “Save The Last Dance For Me”.
he Four Aces first 45 “It’s No Sin” charted reaching #4. The group paid for their session with lead Al Alberts and his fiancés wedding money and $500 from two college students.
Paul Anka recorded his first single “I Confess” at Modern Records in Los Angeles with vocal backing by the R&B group The Cadets.
Norman Fox & The Rob Roys “Tell Me Why” and The Moonglows “The Beating Of My Heart” were released. 1964 – The “Shindig” TV show debuted on ABC-TV with the Righteous Brothers, The Everly Brothers and Sam Cook.
Betty Kelly (The Vandellas) 1944
“My Confession” was recorded by David Ford and The Ebbtides who were really The Hollywood Flames.
Lamont McLemore (The 5th Dimension) 1940
The Diablos classic “The Wind” was released. 1987 – The Beatles, Bob Dylan and Brian Wilson were nominated to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.