FRIDAY JANUARY 10TH, 2014
ON JANUARY 10th:
In 1968, Aretha Franklin earned her fourth gold single with "Chain Of Fools."
In 1970, "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Again)" by Sly & the Family Stone entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1975, Al Green earns his 12th gold record for the album Al Green Explores Your Mind.
In 1976, "Theme From S.W.A.T." by Rhythm Heritage entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1978, the Funkentelechy Vs. The Placebo Syndrome album by Parliament was certified gold.
In 1985, the Ice Cream Castle album by the Time was certified platinum.
In 1985, "Like A Virgin" by Madonna was certified gold.
In 1985, the album The Glamorous Life by Sheila E. was certified gold.
In 1989, "My Prerogative" by Bobby Brown was certified gold.
In 1989, the video for "Sign O' The Times" by Prince was certified gold and platinum.
In 1989, "Wild Thing" by Tone Loc was certified gold.
In 1989, Michael Jackson released his Moonwalker videocassette.
In 1990, "All Around The World" by Lisa Stansfield was released.
In 1992, the album Cooleyhighharmony by Boyz II Men was certified triple platinum.
In 1994, the album Get In Where You Fit In by Too Short was certified gold.
In 1994, the album Shaq Diesel by Shaquille O'Neal was certified gold.
In 1995, the Janet video by Janet Jackson was certified gold.
In 1996, the "One Sweet Day" single by Mariah Carey was certified gold, platinum, and double platinum.
In 1997, "Every Time I Close My Eyes" by Babyface was released.
In 1997, "I'm Still In Love With You" by New Edition was certified gold.
In 1997, Keith Sweat by Keith Sweat was certified triple platinum.
In 1997, "The Godfather Of Soul," James Brown, was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
In 2000, the album Big Willie Style by Will Smith was certified eight-times platinum.
In 2005, Jimmy James Johnson, the man who allegedly began the melee at November 2004's Vibe Awards by attacking Dr. Dre, enters a not guilty plea to assault charges at his arraignment.