John Lennon is born at Oxford Street Maternity Hospital in Liverpool, England, to Julia Stanley and Alfred Lennon.
John Entwistle was born.
Dion and the Belmonts reach #22 with "I Wonder Why".
Ray Charles hits #1 with "Hit the Road Jack".
Dion reaches #2 with "Ruby Baby".
Ramsey Lewis Trio hits #5 with "The 'In' Crowd".
The Beatles reach #1 with "Yesterday".
King Records is sold to Nashville-based Starday Records.
Carole King hits #14 with "So Far Away."
Elvis and Priscilla Presley divorce in Santa Monica, California.
Sean Taro Ono Lennon is born at New York Hospital on father John Lennon's 35th birthday.
Can hits #26 in the UK with "I Want More", written by Pink Floyd's David Gilmour.
Walter Murphy & the Big Apple hit #1 with "A Fifth of Beethoven".
You Light Up My Life (Debby Boone) was a hit.
Japan hits #28 in the UK with "Life In Tokyo".
Red Red Wine (UB40) was a hit.
On what would have been John Lenno?s 50th birthday, "Imagine" is broadcast simultaneously in 130 countries.