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Today In Rock: March 5

1951

The Clovers hit #1 on the R&B chart with "Don't You Know I Love You" and "Fool, Fool, Fool".

1963

Country singer Patsy Cline is killed in a plane crash at the height of her career. Over 25,000 people attended the singer's funeral.

1966

Number of British singles in 'Billboard's' Top 100: 13

1966

"Long Live Our Love" by the Shangri-Las charts at #33.

1968

Muddy Waters records the album Electric Mud for the Concept Label.

1968

Syd Nathan dies of heart disease in Miami Beach, Florida.

1977

Al Stewart hits #8 in the US with "Year of the Cat", which is produced by Alan Parsons.

1983

"Billie Jean," the second single from Michael Jackson's 'Thriller,' tops the singles charts for the first of seven weeks.

1983

Soft Cell hits #25 in the UK with "Numbers/Barriers".

1988

David Foster hits #85 with "Winter Games".