Plus, remembering feats by Irene Cara, The Beatles & Justin Timberlake.
Your weekly recap celebrating important milestones from greater than seven many years of Billboard chart historical past.
May 27, 1995
Hootie & the Blowfish‘s breakthrough album Cracked Rear View, that includes the monster hits “Hold My Hand,” “Let Her Cry,” “Only Wanna Be With You” and “Time,” spent its first of eight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard 200.
May 28, 1983
Irene Cara‘s ’80s basic “Flashdance… What a Feeling” started a six-week run at No. 1 on the Billboard Scorching 100.
May 29, 2004
15 years in the past: Gretchen Wilson climbed to No. 1 on Scorching Nation Songs, for the primary of 5 weeks on high, with the Southern pleasure anthem “Redneck Woman.”
May 30, 1964
55 years in the past: A flashback to the Fab 4’s pure-pop days: The Beatles scored their fourth Billboard Scorching 100 No. 1 with the bouncy, enjoyable “Love Me Do.”
May 31, 1980
Lipps, Inc. blended music with actual property recommendation to nice impact, because the disco act started a four-week residence atop the Billboard Scorching 100 with “Funkytown.”
June 1, 2013
Justin Timberlake‘s reputation was mirrored atop the Pop Songs airplay chart, as “Mirrors” moved to No. 1.
June 2, 2001
“Lady Marmalade” by Christina Aguilera, P!nk, Lil’ Kim and Mya (plus Missy Elliott, who co-produced the observe, with Rockwilder and Ron Honest, and raps on it) spent its first of 5 weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Scorching 100. The track, from the soundtrack to the Baz Luhrmann-directed musical movie Moulin Rouge!, additionally gained the Grammy Award for finest pop collaboration with vocals, whereas its burlesque-style music video (with a cameo by Elliott) gained video of the yr on the 2001 MTV Video Music Awards.