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The Beatles replaced one Billboard chart topper with another when “She Loves You” took over from “I Want to Hold Your Hand”.
The Jaggerz, a six-piece group from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, see their first Billboard Hot 100 entry, “The Rapper”, peak at #2
Johnny Bristol, who had a 1973 #8 hit in America with “Hang On In There Baby”, died of natural causes at the age of 65.
Although they had been making records for ten years, REO Speedwagon enjoyed their first taste of success when “Keep On Loving You” became the top tune in the US.