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The biggest selling UK single of 2006

Crazy is the debut single by Gnarls Barkley from their debut album called St. Elsewhere. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Urban/Alternative Performance and in 2006, it was named the best song of the year by Rolling Stone. In 2011, the single reached 1 million copies.

Sid Vicious goes on trial in New York accused of murdering

Sid Vicious was known as a member of the Sex Pistols. On the day Nancy Spungen's body was found, Vicious was arrested and charged with her murder. Within 3 months, he was found dead, by his mother, of a heroin overdose. After his death, the case against him was closed.

George Harrison starts a seven week run at #1 on the US chart

All Things Must Pass is a triple album by George Harrison. It was Harrison's 1st solo work since the break-up of the Beatles and his 3rd solo album overall. It includes singles such as My Sweet Lord, What Is Life or Isn't It a Pity. In 2014, the album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

American actor Cuba Gooding Jr. is born

Cuba Michael Gooding Jr. is an American actor and comedian. He gained his breakthrough role as Tre Styles in Boyz n the Hood, he appeared in A Few Good Men, The Tuskegee Airmen, Outbreak, and Jerry Maguire, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor.

The first "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC

The Bob Cummings Show is an American sitcom starring Robert "Bob" Cummings, which was produced from 1955 to 1959. The show is about romantic misadventures of Bob Collins, a womanizing photographer operating in Hollywood, California.

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