Today In Rock: March 4

1961

Neil Sedaka hits #8 in the UK with "Calendar Girl".

1961

Connie Francis stars in her first MGM film, 'Where the Boys Are'.

1962

Hey! Baby (Bruce Channel) was a hit.

1967

Number of British singles in 'Billboard's' Top 100: 15

1967

The Turtles reach #1 with "Happy Together"; Scott McKenzie reaches #4 with "San Francisco (Be Sure to Wear Flowers in Your Hair)".

1970

T.Rex releases 'A Beard of Stars' which hits #21 in the UK.

1972

Bread hits #5 with "Everything I Own."

1972

Carole King hits #9 with "Sweet Seasons."

1972

T. Rex hits #10 in the US with "Bang a Gong (Get It On)."

1979

I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor) was a hit.

1989

Debbie Gibson hits #1 in the US with "Lost in Your Eyes"

1989

Cinderella hits #36 with "The Last Mile"

1989

MTV premieres "Rockumentraies," a series which week profiles the music and career of a single band or solo artist.

1995

Mike & the Mechanics release their fourth album, 'Beggar On the Beach of Gold'.

1996

MTV: Music Television a division of Viacom Inc., and Pepsi-Cola International, the international beverage of PepsiCo, Inc., join forces to create a first-of-its kind international alliance for both companies which covers media and marketing.