It was on this day in 1961, that Motown Records scored their first #1 on the Hot 100 when The Marvelettes’ “Please Mr. Postman” topped the chart.

On this day in 1966 “Good Vibrations” by the Beach Boys was the #1 song.

On this day in 1976, at a KISS concert at the Civic center in Lakeland, Florida, guitarist Ace Frehley was nearly electrocuted when he touched a short-circuited light. He was carried from the stage but returned ten minutes later to finish the show.

Toni Basil went to No.1 on the US singles chart, on this day in 1982, with “Mickey.” VH1 has the song at #5 of the greatest one hit wonders of all time.

On this day in 2006 “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey becomes the first ringtone certified Gold for sales of over 500,000.

And it was on this day in 2010, that Nicole Richie married Good Charlotte lead singer Joel Madden. They have two children together, daughter Harlow and song Sparrow. Before he married Nicole Richie, Madden was dating Hilary Duff.

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