With the Graduate hitting the box office Simon and Garfunkel hit it big with there singe "Mrs. Robinson" June 1st, 1968. "Mrs. Robinson" became the duo's second chart-topper, hitting number one on the Billboard Hot 100. In 1969, it became the first rock song to win the Grammy Award for Record of the Year.
This 1970 classic is such a wonderful song even today! "Everything Is Beautiful" is a song written, composed, and performed by Ray Stevens. It has appeared on many of Stevens' albums, including one named after the song, and has become a pop standard and common in religious performances. The children heard singing the chorus of the song, using the hymn, "Jesus Loves the Little Children", are from the Oak Hill Elementary School in Nashville, Tennessee. The song spent two weeks at number one that summer and was ranked the number 12 song of the year.
Oh, the wonderful 80s and those catching Pop Metal songs. Yep on this day in 1985, David Lee Roth would grace us with some of the craziest videos ever. "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody" was a huge hit for Roth but would also be a hit for the original artist and a much better version by Louis Prima decades before. Roth's version would peak at number 12 that summer but would remain in heavy rotation on Mtv.