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Drake is at #1 on the US singles chart with "Nice For What"

"Nice for What" is a song recorded by Canadian rapper Drake from his fifth studio album Scorpion. It was released by Young Money Entertainment and Cash Money Records as the second single from the album in 2018, along with its music video.

Coroner confirms that B.B. King died of natural causes

A Las Vegas coroner’s report found that B.B. King showed no traces of poisoning at the time of his death and that the blues legend died of natural causes. Clark County coroner John Fudenberg reported that Alzheimer’s disease was the “primary contributing factor” in the musician’s death.

"The Dark Knight" premieres in New York

The Dark Knight is a superhero film directed, produced, and co-written by Christopher Nolan. In the film, Bruce Wayne / Batman, Police Lieutenant James Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent form an alliance to dismantle organized crime in Gotham City but are menaced by a criminal mastermind known as the Joker.

Paul McCartney releases "Press"

"Press" is a song by Paul McCartney. It was released as the lead single from his sixth studio solo album, Press to Play, being McCartney's 37th single. The single features the non-album track, "It's Not True" as its B-side, which was later included as a bonus track on the CD reissue of the Press to Play album.

Madonna is at #1 on the UK singles chart

"Papa Don't Preach" is a song by American singer Madonna from her third studio album True Blue. It became Madonna's fourth number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100, and performed well internationally, reaching the top position in the United Kingdom and Australia.

The first appearance of Mario's brother Luigi

Luigi first appeared in the 1983 arcade game Mario Bros. as the character controlled by the second player and retained this role in Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario World, and other titles. The first game where he was available as a primary character was Super Mario Bros. 2.

Don announces that The Everly Brothers had split

They said their final performance would be at Knott's Berry Farm, in California, but tensions between the two surfaced, and Don told a reporter he was tired of being an Everly Brother. During the show, Phil smashed his guitar and walked off while Don finished the show, ending their collaboration.

Counterculture classic "Easy Rider" is released

Easy Rider is an American independent road drama film written by Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper, and Terry Southern, produced by Fonda, and directed by Hopper. Fonda and Hopper played two bikers who travel through the American Southwest and South carrying the proceeds from a cocaine deal.

The Rolling Stones top the UK Chart for the first time

The Rolling Stones' version of "It's All Over Now" is the most famous version of the song. It was first released as a single in the UK, where it peaked at number 1 on the UK Singles Chart, giving the Rolling Stones their first number one hit. It was the band's third single released in America and stayed in the Billboard Hot 100 for ten weeks.

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