Roy Milton hits #4 on the R&B chart with "True Blues."
Dinah Washington's Mercury single "Wheel Of Fortune" hits #3 on the R&B chart.
The Kingsmen hit #35 with "Week End".
Mary Wells hits #9 with "You Beat Me to the Punch".
"Beechwood 4-5789" by the Marvelettes hits #17.
Hey Jude (The Beatles) was a hit.
The untitled first album by Funkadelic, including the defining track "Mommy, What's a Funkadelic...?," is released.
David Bowie opens his first US tour in Cleveland, Ohio.
Sweet hits #2 on the UK charts with "Ballroom Blitz."
Rock Me Gently (Andy Kim) was a hit.
Ten years after parting ways, the Everly Brothers reunite onstage for two concerts at London's Royal Albert Hall. The event is taped and released as Reunion Concert, an album and home video.
Adam Ant hits #13 in the UK with "Apollo 9".
Twisted Sister hits #21 with "We're Not Gonna Take It".
Neil Young releases 'Freedom,' his best album in a decade. A blistering performance of the opening track, "Rockin' in the Free World," on 'Saturday Night Live' is regarded as one of that show's best performances.
MTV and Colossal Pictures premiere the second season of "Liquid Television." The 1991 season receives an Emmy Award.