The song became the late legend's last No. 1. Plus, remembering feats by Olivia Newton-John, Nirvana & Taylor Swift.
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history.
Nov. 20, 2010
Nelly notched his fifth, and most recent, Pop Songs No. 1, "Just a Dream." His first four leaders: "Hot in Herre" (2002); "Dilemma," featuring Kelly Rowland (2002); "Shake Ya Tailfeather," with P. Diddy and Murphy Lee (2003); and "Over and Over," featuring Tim McGraw (2004).
Nov. 21, 1981
Olivia Newton-John worked her way to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 with "Physical." The classic would lead for 10 weeks, joining Debby Boone's 1977 No. 1 "You Light Up My Life" as the only songs to that point to reign for double-digit weeks. (No song would lead longer until Boyz II Men's "End of the Road," for 13 weeks, in 1992.)