JANUARY 29TH, TODAY IS CURMUDGEONS DAY, FREETHINKERS DAY, NATIONAL CARNATION DAY, NATIONAL CORN CHIP DAY, NATIONAL PLAN FOR VACATION DAY, NATIONAL PUZZLE DAY AND SEEING EYE DOG DAY.
Johnny Rivers received a Gold record for the Billboard #6 hit single, “Rockin’ Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu”.
Rose Royce, the former backing band for The Temptations, went to #1 on the US singles chart with “Car Wash”.
Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac marries Kim Anderson at her Los Angeles home. They would divorce the following year.
Elton John took another swipe at his Pop rival Madonna. When asked if he had any advice for her before she played the half-time show at The Super Bowl, Elton replied “Make sure you lip-sync good. Of course you have to play live, but I don’t think you can.”