Elvis Presley agrees to let Col. Tom Parker be his manager. Not really a colonel, Parker was a flamboyant promoter whose previous experience includes The Great Parker Pony Circus and Tom Parker And His Dancing Turkeys and was a veteran of carnivals, medicine shows and various other entertainment enterprises.
1960 - ClassicBands.com
"Stay" by Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs topped the Billboard chart. At just one minute, 37 seconds long, it is the shortest number one record in Rock and Roll history. The song would reach #14 in the UK in 1961.
1974 - ClassicBands.com
Foreigner’s “Waiting for a Girl Like You” entered the top 5 on the US singles chart, where it would sit for the next 10 weeks, unable to unseat “Physical” by Olivia Newton John and “I Can’t Go For That” by Hall And Oates. The band would eventually score a number one hit with “I Want to Know What Love Is” in 1985.