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On this day in 1964, The Supremes became the first all girl group to have a UK number 1 single when ‘Baby Love’ went to the top of the charts.

Baby Love

Provided to YouTube by Believe SAS Baby Love · The Supremes Where Did Our Love Go ℗ Revolver Records 2016 Released on: 2016-04-08 Music Publisher: D.R Author...

In 1988, Bon Jovi started a two week run at number one on the US singles chart with lead single from the band’s album New Jersey, ‘Bad Medicine’

Bon Jovi - Bad Medicine

Music video by Bon Jovi performing Bad Medicine. (C) 1988 The Island Def Jam Music Group

In 1992, R.E.M. played a Greenpeace Benefit show at the 40 watt Club, Athens, Georgia, for 500 people.

NEW YORK – APRIL 01: (L-R) Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, and Peter Buck of R.E.M. perform during the NBC ‘Today’ show concert series at Rockefeller Center on April 1, 2008 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)