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Millions rock for Africa in Live8 concerts

Live 8 was a string of benefit concerts that took place in the G8 states and in South Africa. They were timed to precede the G8 conference and summit held at the Gleneagles Hotel in Auchterarder, Scotland. More than 1,000 musicians performed at the concerts, which were broadcast on 182 television networks and 2,000 radio networks.

Pink Floyd team up for the first time in 24 years

The main Live 8 concert was held at Hyde Park, London, United Kingdom. Originally scheduled to close at 21:30 the concert overran and went on until about 00:30, leaving many in the audience with no means of returning home. Furthermore, the event marked the first time in 24 years that Pink Floyd's seminal line-up would perform.

The first artist has five number one singles from one album

Five of the singles hit No. 1 in the United States, while a sixth charted within the top ten, and a seventh charted within the top twenty on the Hot 100. Bad also peaked at No. 1 in thirteen countries. The only songs on the album which were not released as commercial singles were "Speed Demon" and "Just Good Friends".

Frank Sinatra hits #1 on the US singles chart

"Strangers in the Night" is a song credited to Bert Kaempfert with English lyrics by Charles Singleton and Eddie Snyder. Reaching #1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 chart and the Easy Listening chart, it was the title song for Sinatra's album Strangers in the Night, which became his most commercially successful album.

Elvis Presley records "Hound Dog" & "Don't Be Cruel"

"Hound Dog" has been recorded more than 250 times. The best-known version is the 1956 recording by Elvis Presley, which is ranked number 19 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time; it is also one of the best-selling singles of all time.

"Bob & Ray show" premieres on NBC radio

Bob and Ray were an American comedy duo whose career spanned five decades. Composed of comedians Bob Elliott and Ray Goulding, the duo's format was typically to satirize the medium in which they were performing, such as conducting radio or television interviews, with off-the-wall dialogue presented in a generally deadpan style.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1990

Margot Robbie

born 1947

Larry David

died 1997

James Stewart