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This Week in Billboard Chart History: In 2007, Bruce Springsteen Made 'Magic' at No. 1
Plus, remembering feats by T.I., Elton John & Phil Collins.
Your weekly recap celebrating significant milestones from more than seven decades of Billboard chart history.
Oct. 16, 1999
Creed collected its first Billboard 200 No. 1, as Human Clay soared in at No. 1. The same week, lead single "Higher" began its three-week reign on Alternative Songs (and continued its whopping 17-week domination on Mainstream Rock Songs).
Oct. 17, 2009
"Down " was up, atop the Billboard Hot 100, as British pop singer Jay Sean (with featured artist Lil Wayne) reigned with his debut U.S. single.
Oct. 18, 2008
T.I. tallied his third Billboard 200 No. 1, as Paper Trail launched at the top spot. The set yielded the Billboard Hot 100 No. 1s "Whatever You Like" and "Live Your Life" (featuring Rihanna), the latter of which began a six-week Hot 100 rule the same day.
Oct. 19, 1985
With its memorable comic book style video, a-ha's "Take on Me" topped the Billboard Hot 100. A new version of the song, remixed by Kygo, hit No. 25 on the Hot Dance/Electronic Songs chart in 2015.
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Oct. 20, 2007
Bruce Springsteen became boss of the Billboard 200 with his album Magic. The set arrived as his eighth No. 1 (of 11 to date). The album generated the hit rock airplay single "Radio Nowhere."
Oct. 21, 1989
Elton John topped Adult Contemporary with the inspirational "Healing Hands" from his album Sleeping With the Past. The set would also yield the top five AC hits "Sacrifice" and "Club at the End of the Street." "Healing Hands" became the eighth of John's 15 AC No. 1s; he and the Carpenters share the mark for the most leaders in the chart's 56-year history.
Oct. 22, 1988
Phil Collins' "Groovy Kind of Love" topped the Billboard Hot 100. The original version by The Mindbenders peaked at No. 2 in 1966.