Time Tunnel Timeline
“I Fought The Law” by The Bobby Fuller Four is released. It will enter the Hot 100 two weeks later and eventually reach #9 during an eight week chart run.
Men At Work top the UK and US singles charts with “Down Under” and the UK and US album charts with “Business As Usual”. This feat had not been accomplished since Rod Stewart did it in 1971.
Billy Joel sings the national anthem at Superbowl XXIII. (23)
Sly Stone filed a $50 million lawsuit against his former manager Jerry Goldstein, alleging fraud and 20 years of stolen royalties. Goldstein later filed a countersuit for slander following a rant by Stone at the Coachella Festival in California.
Three weeks after his death, David Bowie had twelve albums in the UK top 40, equalling a record set by Elvis Presley in 1977.