SEPTEMBER 10TH IS THE 253RD DAY OF THE YEAR. TODAY IS INTERNATIONAL MAKE-UP DAY, NATIONAL HOT DOG DAY, NATIONAL SWAP IDEAS DAY, TV DINNER DAY AND WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION DAY!
Elton John’s “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” is certified Gold.
Rita Coolidge has the best-selling single on the Cashbox chart with “Higher and Higher”, a song that Jackie Wilson took to number 6 in 1967.
Guns N’ Roses enjoyed a number one single with “Sweet Child O’ Mine”, written for Axl Rose’s then girlfriend, Erin Everly, the daughter of The Everly Brothers’ eldest sibling, Don Everly.
David Bowie accepts Bing Crosby’s invitation to appear as a special guest on Bing’s annual Christmas television special. Bowie and Bing sing duets on “Little Drummer Boy” and “Peace on Earth”