1958 - Chuck Berry's rock 'n' roll classic 'Johnny B. Goode' single was released. It entered the Hot 100 six weeks later and peaked at #8. The song's original lyrics referred to Johnny as a "colored boy", but Berry later acknowledged that he changed it to "country boy" to ensure radio play.
1976 - The Brotherhood Of Man were at #1 on the UK singles chart with the winning song of the Eurovision Song Contest 1976, 'Save Your Kisses For Me.' The group's first of three UK No.1's.
1984 - Kenny Loggins started a three week run at #1 on the Hot 100 with 'Footloose', the theme from the film with the same name, a #6 hit in the UK.
2007 - A new world record for the longest non-stop concert was set by hundreds of musicians in Japan. The performance began on the evening of 23 March in the city of Omi, with musicians aged between six and 96 taking turns with over 2,000 tunes being performed over 182 hours. Organisers praised the musicians, one of whom carried on despite a major earthquake during her piano piece. The previous world record was set in Canada in 2001 with 181 hours.