JANUARY 2ND IS THE SECOND DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS 55 MPH SPEED LIMIT DAY, NATIONAL BUFFET DAY, NATIONAL CREAM PUFF DAY, NATIONAL MOTIVATION AND INSPIRATION DAY, NATIONAL PERSONAL TRAINER AWARENESS DAY, NATIONAL RUN IT UP THE FLAGPOLE AND SEE IF ANYBODY SALUTES IT DAY, NATIONAL SCIENCE FICTION DAY, SWISS CHEESE DAY AND WORLD INTROVERT DAY.
George Harrison became the first solo Beatle to have a #1 album in the US when “All Things Must Pass” went to the top of the Billboard chart for a seven week stay.
Phil Collins started a three-week run at the top of the Billboard album chart with “…But Seriously”. It will become the second best selling album of the year, behind Janet Jackson’s “Rhythm Nation 1814”.
Tony Calder, the music manager who promoted the Beatles’ debut single “Love Me Do”, died at the age of 74 following a battle with pneumonia.
Michael Jackson and Bono shared first place in an American poll of ‘the most beautiful lips’.