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Today In Rock: February 10

1940

Jimmy Merchant was born.

1959

Sam Cooke hits #2 on the R&B chart and #8 on the pop chart with "Young Blood".

1968

The Move hits #3 in the UK with "Fire Brigade".

1968

"My Baby Must Be a Magician" by the Marvelettes tops the charts at #17.

1976

"Dream On," from Aerosmith's debut album, is re-released as a single and reaches #6.

1979

Rod Stewart's "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" tops the singles charts for the first of four weeks. It owns the distinction of being the first 48-track 12-inch disco remix.

1980

Do That To Me One More Time (The Captain & Tennile) was a hit.

1985

Careless Whisper (Wham! Featuring George Michael) was a hit.

1990

Aerosmith hits #4 with "Janie's Got a Gun".

1990

In Tokyo, Buster Douglas defeats Mike Tyson for the world heavyweight boxing title.

1992

MTV kicks-off its first global sweepstakes with "My Dinner with Michael." Winners from around the world attended a dinner party hosted by Michael Jackson on the set of his music video "In the Closet."