February 13, 1971
Elton John’s Tumbleweed Connection Lp rose to number 5.
while the self-titled Elton John LP had fallen to number ten
February 13, 1973
David Bowie collapsed on stage during a concert at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
February 13, 1974
David Bowie turned down an offer from the Gay Liberation group to compose ‘the world’s first Gay National Anthem.’
February 13, 1977
US singer songwriter Janis Ian received 461 Valentine’s day cards after indicating in the lyrics of her song ‘At Seventeen’, she had never received any
Donna Summer’s remake of the Drifters’ 1960 hit “There Goes My Baby” peaked at #21 pop and #20 R&B.
In Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the 15th Winter Olympics opened.
kd lang performed
“I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)”, the first single from Whitney Houston’s second studio album “Whitney” becomes Houston’s first single to be certified platinum with shipment of over one million units
Elton John appeared as himself in a special episode of the animated series The Simpsons shown on US TV.
Readers of UK newspaper The Sun voted George Michael’s ‘Careless Whisper’ as the greatest British pop single of the past 25 years
7th was Queen, ‘We Are The Champions’