Today in Music History Via Billboard

By: Alexandria Sardam - February 4, 2014

This week marks the some pretty significant music history milestones. Let’s take a walk down music memory lane, shall we?

Feb. 3, 1973
Forty-one-years ago yesterday marked the anniversary of Sir Elton John taking home his very first Billboard Hot No. 1 with “Crocodile Rock.”

Feb. 4, 1978
The Bee Gees took the title for the hot spot with their ever-popular hit “Stayin’ Alive.”

Feb. 5, 1983
Toto’s “Africa” climbed to the top of the charts with this catchy song.

Feb. 6, 1988
“Could’ve Been” by Tiffany stayed for two weeks at the highly coveted No. 1 spot.

Feb. 7, 2009
America’s sweetheart, Kelly Clarkson took the spot for “My Life Would Suck Without You.” That was her second of three times on Billboard’s Hot 100 No. 1.

Feb. 8, 1992
And how could we ever forget about Right*Said*Fred’s “I’m Too Sexy” song?

Feb. 9, 2008
Last but not least, the Juno soundtrack took the main spot for Billboard charts.

What are your favorite songs from these musical moments? Are there any songs on here that you don’t feel were worthy of the Billboard hit? Leave your comments below.

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Alexandria SardamAlexandria is a recent Kentucky journalism grad with a passion for all things music. When she's not covering a festival, she's out scouring record store shelves for the latest vinyl find. She also likes nail polish and dogs. Follow Alex's tweets @deadheadal or shoot her an e-mail asardam@ientry.com She welcomes all comments!

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