Let’s start on this day in 1967, when Ricky Nelson and his wife Kris welcomed the arrival of twin sons, Gunnar and Matthew, who went on to sing this song right here.

The Archie’s started a four-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with Sugar Sugar on this day in 1969. It also became the longest running One Hit Wonder in the UK after spending eight weeks at the top of the charts.

On this day in 1980, The Spinners were the guest performers on “American Bandstand.”

On this day in 1986 “Stuck With You” by Huey Lewis & The News was the #1 song.

The Dave Matthews Band released the album “Under the Table and Dreaming,” which included their first commercial hit singles on this day in 1994.

We go to 2004, when the piano man Billy Joel received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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And it was 7 years ago today that we lost high school gym teacher Leonard Skinner, namesake of the Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd. He died of Alzheimer’s disease at age 77.



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