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The Temptations

1939

Paul Williams was born.

1939

Eddie Kendrick of the Temptations is born.

1941

David Ruffin was born.

1941

Otis Williams was born.

1942

Melvin Franklin was born.

1943

Dennis Edwards was born.

1964

The Temptations hits #11 with “The Way You Do the Things You Do.”

1965

The Temptations hit #1 with “My Girl”.

1966

The Temptations hit #3 with “Beauty’s Only Skin Deep”.

1969

The Temptations win Motown its first Grammy for “Cloud Nine.”

1969

The Temptations hit #1 with “I Can’t Get Next To You”.

1971

Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) was a hit.

1972

Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone was a hit.

1989

The Temptations are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame