2010: B.O.B. (featuring Bruno Mars) is #1 with Nothin’ On You.
2007: Bobby “Boris” Pickett dies. His biggest hit was the Monster Mash.
1999: Paul Simon sings Mrs. Robinson on Joe DiMaggio Day at Yankee Stadium (the song contains the lyric “Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?”).
1993: The Grateful Dead pay for a liver transplant for legendary album and poster artist Stanley “Mouse” Miller, designer of the band’s “skull and roses” logo.
1978: Queen’s We Are The Champions is certified gold.
1917: Jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald is born. Known as the “Queen Of Jazz”, her only #1 was A-Tisket, A-Tasket in 1937.
Songs of The Day:
Nothin’ On You (B.O.B. featuring Bruno Mars); The Monster Mash (Bobby Pickett); Mrs. Robinson (Paul Simon); We Are The Champions (Queen); A-Tisket, A-Tasket (Ella Fitzgerald)