Marvin Gaye released the song “I Heard It Through The Grapevine,” on this day in 1968.

On this day in 1973, on their first visit to the UK, the Osmonds were mobbed by 10,000 fans at London’s Heathrow Airport.

“American Bandstand” celebrated its 30th anniversary on this day in 1981 with a prime-time special that featured performances by Barry Manilow, Kim Carnes, Stevie Wonder, the Beach Boys, Rod Stewart, and many others.

On this day in 1982, Australian band Men At Work went to No.1 on the US singles chart with “Who Can It Be Now.” The album the song is from “Business As Usual” would hit the top spot the following week and stay #1 thru the rest of the year.

On this day in 1987, George Michael releases the album “Faith.” It goes #1 in the US and UK and wins the Grammy Award for album of the year.

Jam-Master Jay from the group Run-D.M.C., was shot and killed at the age of 37, on this day in 2002.

We jump to this day in 2011, when Justin Bieber became the first person in YouTube history, to receive 2 billion hits.

And finally, with the 2017 World Series captivating sports fans everywhere, we go to this day just last year, when longtime Cubs fan Eddie Vedder led the crowd in “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” during the seventh-inning stretch.



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