972, Mac Davis recorded one of his more famous songs, “Baby, Don’t Get Hooked On Me.” The song was his first and only #1 hit.
Pink Floyd released their eighth studio album, “The Dark Side of the Moon,” on this day in 1973. The album stayed on the charts for 741 weeks, that’s 15 years straight.
On this day in 1975, The Eagles went No.1 with “Best Of My Love,” the first of five US No.1’s for the band.
Cyndi Lauper made her U.S. TV debut, on this day in 1984, singing “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.”
On this day in 1985, a Beatles song was heard in a television commercial for the first time as Lincoln-Mercury used their song, “Help!”
Mr. Mister’s “Kyrie” hits #1 in America on this day in 1986. The refrain “Kyrie eleison” is Greek for “Lord, have mercy.” Richard Page of Mr. Mister was big into meditation and chanted the term on occasion.
Nirvana played their final concert at a small airport hangar in Munich, Germany, on this day in 1994. When the power went off during the show, they began an acoustic set that included a version of the Cars’ “My Best Friend’s Girl.”