Elvis Presley made chart history, on this day in 1956, by having 10 songs on the Billboard Top 100 at the same time. “Heartbreak Hotel” was the No.1 song of the year.

On this day in 1968, Sly & the Family Stone performed “Dance To The Music” on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

Jim Croce’s “Time In A Bottle” hit #1 on this day in 1973. The singer was killed in a plane crash three months earlier.

Billy Joel and Christie Brinkley have a daughter, Alexa Ray, on this day in 1985. She becomes a singer like her dad. She also acts, you may have seen her in a Prell commercial.

And on this day in 2010, Pollstar reported that Bon Jovi were the highest earning touring act of the year, taking in over $200 million. AC/DC landed at number two, U2 at #3, 4th on the list is Lady Gaga, then Metallica at number five.

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