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The Supremes

1943

Florence Ballard was born.

1944

Mary Wilson was born.

1944

Diana Ross was born.

1961

Motown signs the Primettes, a girl group just out of high school. They change their name to the Supremes.

1961

The Supremes sign to Motown Records.

1964

“When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes” by the Supremes charts at #23.

1964

“Where Did Our Love Go” by the Supremes goes to #1.

1964

The concert film ‘The TAMI Show’ is recorded in Santa Monica, CA, featuring James Brown, the Beach Boys, Chuck Berry, the Rolling Stones and the Supremes.

1964

“Baby Love” by the Supremes hits #1.

1964

“Come See About Me” by the Supremes hits #1.

1965

“Stop! In the Name of Love” by the Supremes hits #1.

1965

“Back In My Arms Again” tops the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, making the Supremes the only American group to release five Number One hits in a row.

1965

“Nothing But Heartaches” by the Supremes charts at #11.

1965

“I Hear a Symphony” by the Supremes hits #1.

1966

“My World is Empty Without you” by the Supremes charts at #5.

1966

“Love is Like an Itching In My Heart” by the Supremes charts #9.

1966

“You Can’t Hurry Love” by the Supremes hits #1.

1966

“Love is Here and Now You’re Gone” by the Supremes hits #1.

1967

“The Happening” by the Supremes hits #1.

1967

“Reflections” by Diana Ross and the Supremes charts at #2.

1967

“In and Out of Love” by Diana Ross and the Supremes charts at #9.

1968

“Forever Came Today” by Diana Ross and the Supremes peaks at #28.

1968

“Some Things You Never Get Used To” by Diana Ross and the Supremes peaks at #30.

1968

“Love Child” by Diana Ross and the Supremes tops the charts at #1.

1970

Diana Ross leaves the Supremes to go solo.

1988

The Supremes are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.