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The Chainsmokers feat. Daya release "Don't Let Me Down"

Don't Let Me Down is a song by American production duo The Chainsmokers. The song features the vocals of American singer Daya and was released through Disruptor Records and Columbia Records. The song was written by Andrew Taggart, Emily Warren and Scott Harris.

Video game Dead Space 3 is released

Dead Space 3 is the third and the final main entry in the Dead Space series. In Dead Space 3, Isaac Clarke teams up with EarthGov Sergeant John Carver as they travel to Tau Volantis, an ice-covered planet, to end the Marker and Necromorph threat for good. It's the only game in the Dead Space series to feature online co-op.

Bruno Mars is at #1 on the US singles chart with "Grenade"

Bruno Mars released his song “Grenade” as a part of his debut studio album, “Doo-Wops & Hooligans”. It was received well by critics, being praised for the vocals and its emotional lyrics. Besides reaching the top of the Billboard Hot 100, his 3rd single to do so, it also peaked at No. 1 in 15 different countries.

The Rolling Stones play three songs during half-time show

Rolling Stones appeared on Super Bowl XL, making a short performance during the halftime show. They performed the songs „Start Me Up“, „Rough Justice“ and „(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction“. Some lyrics, considered too sexually explicit have been censored by turning off Jagger's mic after it had been previously agreed upon.

Janet Jackson's right breast became the most searched-for image in net history

The incident made Janet Jackson the most searched term, event, and image in Internet history, as well as the most searched person. The incident also broke the record for "most searched event over one day". Jackson was later listed in the Guinness World Records as "Most Searched in Internet History" and the "Most Searched for News Item".

*NSYNC make a guest appearance on Sabrina The Teenage Witch

NSYNC appeared in one episode of television show Sabrina – „Sabrina and the Pirates“. On the show, Sabrina used a fake ID to sneak on their concert, however that had some dire consequences. The appearance on the show bolstered the sales for their album, eventually getting it certified diamond.

The first prime-time wrestling match

The Main Event is a professional wrestling television program that was produced by the World Wrestling Federation. It was a spin-off of Saturday Night's Main Event and aired on NBC on Friday nights during prime time. There were five shows between 1988 and 1991. Only the first three The Main Event episodes were shown live on NBC.

Def Leppard’s album Pyromania starts a 92-week run on the US charts

Pyromania was a shift from the traditional heavy metal roots of the band, towards glam metal and hard rock. IT was more radio-friendly and achieved massive mainstream success. The album charted for an extensive period of time and managed to sell over ten million copies in the US only during the time.

Paul Simon releases his first new song without Art Garfunkel

Mother and Child Reunion is a song by the American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. It was the lead single from his second self-titled studio album, released on Columbia Records. It was released as a single reaching No. 1 in South Africa and No. 4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was at the time one of the few songs by a non-Jamaican musician to use prominent elements of reggae.

Petula Clark becomes the first British female to have two US No.1 hits

My Love spent 13 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, reaching No. 1 o and spending two weeks at that position. This made Clark the first British female to have two US No. 1 hits. Also a No. 1 hit on Canada's "RPM Play Sheet", "My Love" returned Clark to the top ten on the UK's Record Retailer chart for the first time since "Downtown" two years previous.

Ringo Starr plays two shows with The Beatles

Ringo left Rory Storm and the Hurricanes and joined the Beatles after being asked by Lennon. He replaced the former drummer, Pete Best. He was not accepted very well at first, as many of Best fans demanded to get Pete back. However, after few performances, Starr had been accepted by the fans as a member of the group.

5,000 fans greet Bill Haley when he arrives from New York

Bill Haley arrived from New York on the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth at Southampton for his UK concert debut and was greeted by 5,000 fans. He was the first major American Rock artist to tour the UK. The greatest accomplishment of Bill Haley & The Comets lies in paving the way for all the others that followed.

Walt Disney's production of Peter Pan premieres

Peter Pan is an American animated fantasy adventure movie produced by Walt Disney and based on the play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up by J. M. Barrie. It is the 14th Disney animated feature film and was originally released by RKO Radio Pictures. The movie premiere took place in Chicago.

"Woman of the Year" premieres in New York City

Woman of the Year is an American romantic comedy-drama film starring Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, written by Ring Lardner, Jr., Michael Kanin, and John Lee Mahin, directed by George Stevens and produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.

Glenn Miller & his Orchestra record "Tuxedo Junction"

"Tuxedo Junction" is a popular song written by Erskine Hawkins, Bill Johnson, Julian Dash, and Buddy Feyne. The song was a No. 1 hit for Glenn Miller and his Orchestra. The song was introduced by the Erskine Hawkins Orchestra, a college dance band previously known as the Bama State Collegians.

"Modern Times" is released

Modern Times is a silent comedy film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin in which his iconic Little Tramp character struggles to survive in the modern, industrialized world. The film is a comment on the desperate employment and financial conditions many people faced during the Great Depression.

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