This Day in Music

1975 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Let's Do It Again,"" The Staple Singers.

1975 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Let's Do It Again,"" The Staple Singers.

1962 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Telstar,"" The Tornadoes. The Tornadoes are the first British group to have a No. 1 hit in the United States.

1954 - While playing Russian roulette, R&B singer Johnny Ace shoots himself and dies backstage at a Houston concert.

1945 - Lemmy (Ian Kilmister) of Motorhead is born in Stoke-on-Trent, England.
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