Wednesday, November 30, 2011

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 30

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 30
WORLD EVENTS
Today is National Mousse Day
1777  California’s first town was founded by the Spanish – San Jose
1782  The US and Britain signed preliminary accords ending the American Revolution and recognizing US independence
1803  Spain completed the process of ceding Louisiana to France which had sold it to the US
1835  Samuel Clemens born – better known as Mark Twain
1874  Future British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was born
1900  Front wheel drive for automobiles was patented by a German engineer
1919  Women voted for the first time in France
1930  Watergate felon G. Gordon Liddy was born
1948  The Communists completed the division of Berlin and installed a government
1955  Singer Billy Idol was born
1956  Bowing to UN pressure Britain and France agreed to leave the Suez canal
1965  Comedian/actor Ben Stiller was born
1971  The movie “Brian’s Song” first appeared on TV
1973  White House council John Dean pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice charges relating to Watergate
1978  American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken was born
1979  John Paul II became the first Pope in over 1,000 years to attend an Orthodox mass in Turkey
1982  Michael Jackson’s album “Thriller” was released – best selling album of all time
1993  The Brady Bill was signed into law by President Clinton – imposed a 5 day waiting period for the purchase of a handgun
1994  Rapper Tupac Shakur was shot 5 times outside a recording studio in NY
1995  President Clinton became the first President to visit Northern Island
1996  Singer Tiny Tim died at the age of 71
1999  The FTC approved the $81 billion merger of Exxon and Mobil Oil
2007  Daredevil Evel Knievel died
SPORTS HISTORY ON NOVEMEBER 30
1998  Arizona signs Randy Johnson to a 4 year deal
1996  Michael Jordan scores his 25,000th point – 10th to do so – only Wilt Chamberlain reached 25,000 faster
1990  Larry Bird scores his 20,000th point – at the time he was only the 5th player in NBA history with 20,000 points, 5,000 rebounds, and 5,000 assists (West, Robertson, Havilcek, and Abdul-Jabbar)
1987  LA Raiders beat Seattle 37-14 as Bo Jackson runs for 221 yards and 2 TDS
#1 SONGS ON NOVEMBER 30
1960  Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley
1961  Big Bad John – Jimmy Dean
1962  Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Four Seasons
1964  Ringo – Lorne green
1965  Turn! Turn! Turn! – The Byrds
1967  Daydream Believer – The Monkees
1968  Love Child – Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969  Na Na Hey Hey Goodbye - Steam
1970  I Think I Love You – The Partridge Family
1971  Family Affair – Sly & the Family Stone
1972  Papa Was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
1973  Top of the World – The Carpenters
1974  Whatever Gets You Through the Night – John Lennon
1975  Fly, Robin, Fly – Silver Connection
1976  Tonight’s the Night – Rod Stewart
1978  You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond
1979  No More Tears – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
1980  Lady – Kenny Rogers
1981  Physical – Olivia Newton-John
1982  Truly – Lionel Richie
1983  All Night Long – Lionel Richie
1984  Wake Me Up Before We Go-Go – Wham!
1985  Separate Lives – Phil Collins & Jennifer Warnes
1987  Heaven is a Place on Earth – Belinda Carlisle
1988  Baby I Love Your Way – Will to Power
1990  I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Houston
1992  I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1993  I’d Do Anything for Love – Meat Loaf
1994  On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
1995  One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
1997  Candle in the Wind (1997) – Elton John
1999  Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 29

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 29
WORLD EVENTS
Today is National Chocolates Day and National Lemon Crème Pie Day
1775  Invisible ink was invented by Sir James Jay
1812  The last element of Napoleon’s Army retreated from Russia
1825  The first Italian opera in the US premiered in NYC – “Barber of Seville”
1870  Compulsory education was proclaimed in England
1887  The US received the rights to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii
1903  It was discovered that the US Postal Service had lost millions of dollars due to fraud
1916  The US declared marshal law in the Dominican Republic
1927  Sports broadcaster Vince Scully was born
1927  The first woman inmate arrived at the new women’s quarters at San Quentin – Genevieve Paddleford – serving one to ten years for stealing $600 of clothing
1929  Lt. Cmdr. Richard Byrd radioed that he had made the first airplane flight over the South Pole
1942  Coffee rationing began in the US
1944  The first open heart surgery was performed in the US at Johns Hopkins Hospital
1947  The UN passed a resolution calling for the partitioning of Palestine between Arabs and Jews
1948  NYC Metropolitan Opera was broadcast on TV for the first time – “Othello”
1949  Comedian Garry Shandling was born
1953  American Airlines began the first regularly scheduled air service between NYC and LA
1955  Comedian Howie Mandel was born
1956  The musical “Bells Are Ringing” premiered in NYC for 1st of 925 performances
1981  Actress Natalie Wood drowned off of Catalina Island, California
1986  Actor Cary Grant died at age 82
1991  Actor Ralph Bellamy died at age 87
1999  Game show host Gene Rayburn died at age 81
SPORTS HISTORY ON NOVEMBER 29
2009  Brett Favre throws for 392 yards and 3 TDs and Jay Cutler throws 147 yards and 2 interceptions as Minnesota beats Chicago 36-10
1987  Rangers goalie Bob Froese becomes the 2nd goalie to score a goal – was later ruled that he should not have been credited with it
1987  Joe Montana completes 22 consecutive passes – NFL record
1976  Reggie Jackson signs 5 year, $3.5 million deal with the NYY – they will win 4 division titles, 3 pennants, and 2 World Series while he is there
1971  Cincinnati Reds trade for Joe Morgan – future Hall of Famer – will win 2 MVPs with the Reds
1964  49ers lose to Baltimore 14-3 as John Brodie throws 5 interceptions and the team loses 3 fumbles
1934  The Bears beat the Lions 19-16 in the first NFL game broadcast nationally on the radio
1890  The first Army –Navy football game was played – Navy won 24-0
# 1 SONGS ON NOVEMBER 29
1960  Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley
1961  Big Bad John – Jimmy Dean
1962  Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Four Seasons
1964  Ringo – Lorne green
1965  Turn! Turn! Turn! – The Byrds
1967  Daydream Believer – The Monkees
1968  Love Child – Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969  Come Together – The Beatles
1970  I Think I Love You – The Partridge Family
1971  Family Affair – Sly & the Family Stone
1972  Papa Was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
1973  Top of the World – The Carpenters
1974  Whatever Gets You Through the Night – John Lennon
1975  Fly, Robin, Fly – Silver Connection
1976  Tonight’s the Night – Rod Stewart
1978  You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond
1979  No More Tears – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
1980  Lady – Kenny Rogers
1981  Physical – Olivia Newton-John
1982  Truly – Lionel Richie
1983  All Night Long – Lionel Richie
1984  Wake Me Up Before We Go-Go – Wham!
1985  Separate Lives – Phil Collins & Jennifer Warnes
1986  You Give Love a Bad Name – Bob Jovi
1987  Heaven is a Place on Earth – Belinda Carlisle
1988  Baby I Love Your Way – Will to Power
1989  Blame It on the Rain – Milli Vanilli
1990  I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Houston
1992  I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1993  I’d Do Anything for Love – Meat Loaf
1994  On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
1995  One Sweet Day – Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
1997  Candle in the Wind (1997) – Elton John
1999  Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 28

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 28
WORLD EVENTS
Today is National French Toast Day
1520  Navigator Ferdinand Magellan reached the Pacific Ocean
1775  The Second Continental Congress established the US Navy
1776  George Washington and his troops crossed the Delaware River
1861  The Confederate Congress admitted Missouri to the Confederacy despite the fact that the state had not yet seceded from the Union
1895  The first auto race between gas powered cars took place – James Duryea won the 52 mile race at an average speed of 7.5 MPH
1919  American born Lady Astor became the first female member of the British Parliament
1920  The film “The Mark of Zorro” with Douglas Fairbanks opened in New York City
1929  Recording executive Berry Gordy Jr. was born – “Motown Records”
1932  Groucho Marx performed on radio for the first time
1942  491 people died in a fire at the Coconut Grove nightclub in Boston – a cause and person responsible was never established
1948  The TV western “Hopalong Cassidy” premiered NBC TV
1948  The Polaroid Land Camera first went on sale
1949  Paul Schaffer was born – band leader on David Letterman Show
1958  The US reported the first full range firing of an ICBM
1962  Comedian/TV host Jon Stewart was born
1967  Anna Nicole Smith was born
2000  George Bush’s attorneys asked the Supreme Court to intercede in the Florida presidential recount case
2001  Enron stock, which had been as high as $90, dropped below $1 and the company filed for bankruptcy December 2
2007  OJ Simpson pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and armed robbery at his trial in Las Vegas
SPORTS HISTORY ON NOVEMBER 28
2003  Arizona trades Curt Schilling to the Red Sox
1997  Michael Jordan moves pass Elvin Hayes into 4th place in NBA scoring – Hayes had 27,313 points
1986  The Boston Celtics win their 38th straight home game – NBA record
1981  Bear Bryant wins his 315th college football game – all time coaching wins leader at the time
1979  Rick Sutcliffe of the Los Angeles Dodgers is named NL Rookie of the Year – 17-10, 3.46 ERA
1978  Cincinnati Reds fire manager Sparky Anderson – under him they won 4 pennants and 2 World Series in 9 seasons
1973  Al Bumbry of Baltimore is AL Rookie of the Year - .337 average, 120 hits, 11 triples in 110 games
1969  NY Knicks win their 18th straight game – NBA record until LA Lakers won 33 straight in 1971-72 season
1957  Warren Spahn of Braves is Cy Young winner – 21-11, 2.69 ERA, 18 complete games
1944  Hal Newhouser is named AL MVP – 29-9 record, 2.22 ERA 25 complete games
# 1 SONGS ON NOVEMBER 28
1960  Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley
1961  Big Bad John – Jimmy Dean
1962  Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Four Seasons
1964  Leader of the Pack – The Shangri-Las
1965  I Hear a Symphony – The Supremes
1967  Daydream Believer – The Monkees
1968  Love Child – Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969  Come Together – The Beatles
1970  I Think I Love You – The Partridge Family
1971  Theme from “Shaft” – Isaac Hayes
1972  Papa Was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
1973  Top of the World – The Carpenters
1974  Whatever Gets You Through the Night – John Lennon
1975  Fly, Robin, Fly – Silver Connection
1976  Tonight’s the Night – Rod Stewart
1978  You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond
1979  No More Tears – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
1980  Lady – Kenny Rogers
1981  Physical – Olivia Newton-John
1982  Truly – Lionel Richie
1983  All Night Long – Lionel Richie
1984  Wake Me Up Before We Go-Go – Wham!
1985  Separate Lives – Phil Collins & Jennifer Warnes
1986  You Give Love a Bad Name – Bob Jovi
1987  I’ve Had the Time of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
1990  I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Houston
1992  I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1993  I’d Do Anything for Love – Meat Loaf
1994  On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
1997  Candle in the Wind (1997) – Elton John
1999  Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas

Sunday, November 27, 2011

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 27

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 27
WORLD EVENTS
Today is National Bavarian Cream Pie Day
1582  William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway
1817  US soldiers attack a Florida Indian settlement starting what will become the Seminole War
1870  John Mack was born – developer of what eventually would become the Mack Truck Co.
1871  The trial of the KKK began in Columbia, SC
1889  Curtis Brady received the first permit to drive a car through Central Park in NYC
1910  The Pennsylvania Railroad began service at Penn Station in NYC
1934  Gangster “Baby Face” Nelson was shot by FBI agents
1940  Martial arts master/actor Bruce Lee was born
1941  Singer Eddie Rabbit was born
1942  Rock musician Jimi Hendrix was born
1951  The first rocket to intercept an airplane was fired in New Mexico
1951  A cease fire and demarcation zone agreement was signed in Korea
1953  Playwright Eugene O’Neill died at age 65
1954  Convicted Soviet spy Alger Hiss was freed from prison after 44 months
1957  Caroline Kennedy was born – daughter of John and Jackie Kennedy
1964  Actress Robin Givens was born – married to Mike Tyson for a while
1970  Pope John Paul VI was wounded by a dagger wielding man while visiting the Philippines
1973  The US Senate voted 92-3 to confirm Gerald Ford as Vice President following the resignation of disgraced VP Spiro Agnew
1978  San Francisco Mayor George Mosconi and Supervisor Harvey Milk were gunned down by in City Hall by Supervisor Dan White
1997  The Dow closed below 3,000 for the first time since 1985
2000  Al Gore filed a legal challenge to the Florida vote certification – would eventually be heard by the Supreme Court
SPORTS HISTORY ON NOVEMBER 27
1985  Vince Coleman wins NL Rookie of the Year - .267 average, 170 hits, 110 stolen bases
1980  Dave Williams of the Chicago Bears becomes the 1st player in NFL history to return a kickoff for a TD in overtime
1974  Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years for illegal contributions to Richard Nixon
1966  Highest scoring NFL game – Redskins beat Giants 72-41
1963  Wilt Chamberlain sets NBA record by making 18 field goals in a row
1961  Gordie Howe is the 1st to play in 1,000 NHL games
1960  Gordie Howe is the 1st to score 1,000 points in the NHL
1960  Johnny Unitas throws for 356 yards and 3 TDs, but also throws 5 interceptions as the Colts lose to 49ers 30-22
1956  Don Newcombe of Brooklyn Dodgers wins Cy Young – 27-7, 3.06 ERA
1953  Al Rosen of Cleveland wins AL MVP - .336 average, 43 HRs, 145 RBI
1947  Joe DiMaggio (.315 average, 20 HRs, 97 RBI) beats Ted Williams (.343 average, 32 HRs, 114 RBI) by one vote to win AL MVP
1941  Joe DiMaggio (.357 average, 30 HRs, 125 RBI) beats Ted Williams (.406 average, 37 HRs, 120 RBI) to win AL MVP – it is the year DiMaggio hit 56 in straight games                                                       
# 1 SONGS ON NOVEMBER 27
1960  Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley
1961  Big Bad John – Jimmy Dean
1962  Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Four Seasons
1964  Leader of the Pack – The Shangri-Las
1965  I Hear a Symphony – The Supremes
1967  Daydream Believer – The Monkees
1968  Love Child – Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969  Come Together – The Beatles
1970  I Think I Love You – The Partridge Family
1971  Theme from “Shaft” – Isaac Hayes
1972  Papa Was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
1973  Top of the World – The Carpenters
1974  Whatever Gets You Through the Night – John Lennon
1975  Fly, Robin, Fly – Silver Connection
1976  Tonight’s the Night – Rod Stewart
1978  You Don’t Bring Me Flowers – Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond
1979  No More Tears – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
1980  Lady – Kenny Rogers
1981  Physical – Olivia Newton-John
1982  Truly – Lionel Richie
1983  All Night Long – Lionel Richie
1984  Wake Me Up Before We Go-Go – Wham!
1985  Separate Lives – Phil Collins & Jennifer Warnes
1986  You Give Love a Bad Name – Bob Jovi
1987  I’ve Had the Time of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
1990  I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Houston
1992  I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1993  I’d Do Anything for Love – Meat Loaf
1994  On Bended Knee – Boyz II Men
1997  Candle in the Wind (1997) – Elton John
1999  Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas

Saturday, November 26, 2011

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 26

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 26
WORLD EVENTS
Today is National Cake Day
1716  The first lion to be exhibited in America was seen in Boston
1783  The city of Annapolis, Maryland became the first peacetime capital – met there until June of 1784
1789  George Washington proclaimed today to be a National Thanksgiving Day in honor of the new Constitution
1825  The first college fraternity was formed at Union College in Schenectady, NY
1832  Streetcar service began in NYC
1865  Alice in Wonderland” by Lewis Carroll was first published
1867  A refrigerated railroad car was patented by JB Sutherland
1885  The first photograph of a meteor was taken
1901  The Hope diamond was brought to NYC
1922  “Peanuts” creator Charles Schulz was born
1922  Howard Carter opened King Tut’s tomb in Egypt
1933  Singer Robert Goulet was born
1938  Comedian/impressionist Rich Little was born
1939  Singer Tina Turner was born
1940  The Nazis forced over 500,000 Jews of Warsaw, Poland to live within a walled ghetto
1942  FRD ordered nationwide gas rationing to begin December 1
1950  China launched an attack across the Yalu River in Korea against UN and US forces
1952  The first 3-D movie premiered – “Bwana Devil”
1962  The first recording session by the Beatles occurred
1973  President Nixon’s secretary told a federal court that she accidentally erased over 18 minutes of a vital Watergate tape
1975  “Squeaky” Fromme was found guilty of trying to assassinate President Ford
1996  The Sands Hotel in Las Vegas was blown up to make room for the Venitian
2000  The Secretary of State of Florida ruled George Bush the winner of the election by 537 votes over Al Gore
SPORTS HISTORY ON NOVEMBER 26
2004  Vladimir Guerrero named AL MVP - .337 average, 39 HRs, 126 RBI
2000  John Stockton plays in his 1,271st game with Utah Jazz – passes record set by John Havlicek for most with one team
1999  AC Green of LA Lakers played in his 1,042nd consecutive game – NBA record
1994  Cleveland Cavaliers set NBA record by taking only 2 free throws in a 101-87 win – made both
1986  Coach Don Nelson of Milwaukee gets his 500th NBA win
1984  Montreal’s Gut LaFleur retires, scored 544 career goals
1982  Howard Cosell calls his last fight after being disgusted by the Holmes-Cobb mismatch
1980  Mike Schmidt is NL MVP - .286 average, 48 HRs, 121 RBI
1979  Alfredo Griffin of Toronto (.287 average, 179 hits) and John Castino (.285 average, 112 hits) tie for AL Rookie of the Year
1975  Fred Lynn named AL MVP – 1st rookie ever - .331 average, 21 HRs, 105 RBI, 47 doubles
1965  Jim Lefebvre of Dodgers named NL Rookie of the Year - .250 average, 12 HRs, 69 RBI
1963  Pete Rose named NL Rookie of the Year - .273 average, 41 RBI, 170 hits
1941  Amateur tennis champion Bobby Riggs turns pro
# 1 SONGS ON NOVEMBER 26
1960  Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley
1961  Big Bad John – Jimmy Dean
1962  Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Four Seasons
1964  Leader of the Pack – The Shangri-Las
1965  I Hear a Symphony – The Supremes
1966  You Keep Me Hangin’ On – The Supremes
1968  Love Child – Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969  Come Together – The Beatles
1970  I Think I Love You – The Partridge Family
1971  Theme from “Shaft” – Isaac Hayes
1972  Papa Was a Rolling Stone – The Temptations
1973  Top of the World – The Carpenters
1974  Whatever Gets You Through the Night – John Lennon
1975  Fly, Robin, Fly – Silver Connection
1976  Tonight’s the Night – Rod Stewart
1979  No More Tears – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
1980  Lady – Kenny Rogers
1981  Physical – Olivia Newton-John
1982  Truly – Lionel Richie
1983  All Night Long – Lionel Richie
1984  Wake Me Up Before We Go-Go – Wham!
1985  Separate Lives – Phil Collins & Jennifer Warnes
1986  You Give Love a Bad Name – Bob Jovi
1987  I’ve Had the Time of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
1990  I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Houston
1992  I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1993  I’d Do Anything for Love – Meat Loaf
1994  I’ll Make Love to You – Boyz II Men
1997  Candle in the Wind (1997) – Elton John
1999  Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 25

THE HISTORY OF NOVEMBER 25
WORLD EVENTS
Today is National Parfait Day
1715  England granted its first patent to an American – it was for processing corn
1783  Britain evacuated its last military position in the United StatesNew York
1792  Farmer’s Almanac was first published
1835  American industrialist Andrew Carnegie was born
1867  Alfred Nobel patented dynamite
1884  Evaporated mile was patented by John Meyenberg
1908  The first issue of the Christian Science Monitor was published
1920  Actor Richard Montalban was born – “Fantasy Island
1922  Archaeologist Howard Carter entered the newly discovered King Tut’s tomb in Egypt
1940  Woody Woodpecker made his debut in “Knock Knock”
1949  “Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer” first appeared on the music charts
1953  “Guys & Dolls” closed on Broadway after 1,200 shows
1960  John F. Kennedy, Jr. was born
1963  Assassinated President John Kennedy was buried at Arlington National Cemetery – 800,000 lined the streets for the state funeral procession
1971  Actress Christina Applegate was born
1973  Boston strangler Albert DeSalvo was stabbed to death in prison
1974  The Irish Republican Army was outlawed in Britain
1981  First daughters Barbara and Jenna Bush were born
1998  Comedian and TV host Flip Wilson died at age 64
2002  President Bush signed into law the Department of Homeland Security and named Tom Ridge to head it
2008  It was announced that the Federal Reserve would inject $800 billion into the US financial system
SPORTS HISTORY ON NOVEMBER 25
2007  Kurt Warner throws for 484 yards but loses to 49ers 37-31
2002  Red Sox hire 28 year old Theo Epstein as GM
1990  The NY Giants and San Francisco 49ers after starting the season 10-0 both lose on the same day
1986  Jose Canseco named AL Rookie of the Year - .240 average, 33 HRs, 117 RBI
1985  Ozzie Guillen is AL Rookie of the Year - .273 average, 134 hits, 12 errors in 150 games
1981  Rollie Fingers wins AL MVP – 1st reliever to do so – 6-3, 1.04 ERA, 28 saves
1980  Sugar Ray Leonard defeats Roberto Duran to regain the title
1977  Thomas Hearns KOs Jerome Hill in 2 rounds in his 1st pro fight
1974  Mike Hargrove of Texas Is AL Rookie of the Year - .323 average, 66 RBI, 134 hits in 131 games
1970  NYY Thurman Munson is AL Rookie of the Year - .302 average, 53 RBI, 137 hits in 132 games
1969 Lou Piniella of Royals is AL Rookie of the Year - .282 average, 11 HRs, 68 RBI in 135 games
1958  Ernie Banks of Cubs is NL MVP - .313 average, 47 HRs, 129 RBI
1951  The Cleveland Browns are penalized 209 yards vs. Bears, but win 42-21
1949  Ted Williams wins MVP - .343 average, 43 HRs, 159 RBI
# 1 SONGS ON NOVEMNER 25
1960  Are You Lonesome Tonight – Elvis Presley
1961  Big Bad John – Jimmy Dean
1962  Big Girls Don’t Cry – The Four Seasons
1964  Leader of the Pack – The Shangri-Las
1965  I Hear a Symphony – The Supremes
1966  You Keep Me Hangin’ On – The Supremes
1968  Love Child – Diana Ross & the Supremes
1969  Come Together – The Beatles
1970  I Think I Love You – The Partridge Family
1971  Theme from “Shaft” – Isaac Hayes
1972  I Can See Clearly Now – Johnny Nash
1973  Top of the World – The Carpenters
1974  Whatever Gets You Through the Night – John Lennon
1975  Fly, Robin, Fly – Silver Connection
1976  Tonight’s the Night – Rod Stewart
1977  You Light Up My Life – Debby Boone
1978  MacArthur Park – Donna Summer
1979  No More Tears – Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
1980  Lady – Kenny Rogers
1981  Physical – Olivia Newton-John
1982  Truly – Lionel Richie
1983  All Night Long – Lionel Richie
1984  Wake Me Up Before We Go-Go – Wham!
1985  Separate Lives – Phil Collins & Jennifer Warnes
1986  You Give Love a Bad Name – Bob Jovi
1987  I’ve Had the Time of My Life – Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes
1988  Bad Medicine – Bon Jovi
1990  I’m Your Baby Tonight – Whitney Houston
1992  I Will Always Love You – Whitney Houston
1993  I’d Do Anything for Love – Meat Loaf
1994  I’ll Make Love to You – Boyz II Men
1995  Exhale – Whitney Houston
1997  Candle in the Wind (1997) – Elton John
1999  Smooth – Santana with Rob Thomas