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News TLA Factoids on this day in music history January 8, 2012
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Sunday, 08 January 2012 12:39


Today the song "You Don't Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)" by Marylin McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. topped the charts and stayed there for a week. (1977)

1941, Born on this day, Anthony Gourdine, Little Anthony and The Imperials, (1958 US No.4 single 'Tears On My Pillow') the song gave Kylie Minogue a UK No.1 in 1990.

1943, Born on this day, Marcus Hutson, vocals, The Whispers, (1980 UK No.2 & US No.19 single 'And The Beat Goes On').

1969, Born on this day, R. Kelly, singer, writer, producer, (1994 US No.1 single 'Bump N' Grind', 1997 UK No.1 single 'I Believe I Can Fly').

1935, Born on this day, Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of rock ‘n’ roll. He had his first No.1 in 1956 – the US No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Heartbreak Hotel’. His first UK No.1 single was in 1957, with ‘All Shook Up’, and he went on to have over 100 US & UK Top 40 singles from 1956–2006. He died on August 16th 1977.

Sources: Various

Last Updated on Sunday, 08 January 2012 12:43
News TLA Factoids on this day in music history January 8, 2012

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