The song became her first of three No. 1s. Plus, remembering feats by George Harrison, Michael Jackson & a then-days-old Blue Ivy Carter.
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history.
Jan. 16, 1988
The last No. 1 to date by a member of The Beatles topped the Billboard Hot 100, as George Harrison's "Got My Mind Set on You" (featuring Ringo Starr on drums) reached No. 1. Co-produced by ELO's Jeff Lynne, the song sparked the supergroup Traveling Wilburys – Harrison, Lynne, Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Tom Petty – which released two hit albums, in 1988 and 1990.
Jan. 17, 2009
Birth of a Monster: Eight years ago today, Lady Gaga crowned the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time, as her debut entry, "Just Dance," featuring Colby O'Donis, spent its first of three weeks at No. 1. She's since led with follow-up "Poker Face" and 2011's "Born This Way."