Jeremy Spencer was born.
Duane Eddy and the Rebels hit #4 with "Because They're Young," the title song from the movie of the same name.
Tossin' and Turnin' (Bobby Lewis) was a hit.
David Bowie's "Starman" hits #10 in the UK and #65 in the US.
Steely Dan perform at the Santa Monica Center. Guitarist Jeff Baxter thereupon leaves to join the Doobie Brothers and drummer Jim Hodder quits as well. Following this tour, the group does not perform again under the Steely Dan rubric until 1993.
Brick hits #3 with "Dazz".
Brandy, a pop and R&B star and star of the popular TV show 'Moesha', hits #2 in the US with 'Never S-A-Y Never'.