On This Day

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Intended to list chart facts and music accomplishments and when they occurred. Chart based information will be sorted by issue date and other milestones will be based on the exact date.

July 15

  • Today in 1989, Simply Red’s “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” reached #1 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1989, Madonna’s “Express Yourself” reached its peak of #2 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1995, The Notorious B.I.G., Faith Evans and Mary J. Blige’s “One More Chance” reached its peak of #6 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2000, Vertical Horizon’s “Everything You Want” reached #1 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2006, Christina Aguilera’s “Ain’t No Other Man” reached its peak of #6 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2006, Field Mob and Ciara’s “So What” reached its peak of #10 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2006, India.Arie’s ‘Testimony: Vol. 1, Life & Relationship’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 161,000 copies sold.
  • Today in 2017, DJ Khaled’s ‘Grateful’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 149,000 units sold (50,000 pure).

July 16

  • Today in 1966, Tommy James and the Shondells’s “Hanky Panky” reached #1 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1966, Dusty Springfield’s “You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me” reached its peak of #4 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1966, The Association’s “Along Comes Mary” reached its peak of #7 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1977, Shaun Cassidy’s “Da Doo Ron Ron” reached #1 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1977, Hot’s “Angel in Your Arms” reached its peak of #6 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1977, Barry Manilow’s ‘Barry Manilow Live’ reached #1 on the Billboard 200.
  • Today in 1983, Michael Jackson’s “Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin'” reached its peak of #5 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1988, Al B. Sure!’s “Nite and Day” reached its peak of #7 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1994, The Lion King soundtrack reached #1 on the Billboard 200.
  • Today in 2005, George Strait’s ‘Somewhere Down in Texas’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200.
  • Today in 2011, LMFAO, Lauren Bennett and GoonRock’s “Party Rock Anthem” reached #1 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2011, Beyoncé’s ‘4’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 310,000 copies sold.
  • Today in 2016, The Chainsmokers and Daya’s “Don’t Let Me Down” reached its peak of #3 on the Hot 100. 
  • Today in 2016, Kent Jones’ “Don’t Mind” reached its peak of #8 on the Hot 100. 

July 17

  • Today in 1971, Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds’s “Don’t Pull Your Love” reached its peak of #4 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1976, The Andrea True Connection’s “More, More, More” reached its peak of #4 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1982, Dazz Band’s “Let It Whip” reached its peak of #5 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1982, Soft Cell’s “Tainted Love” reached its peak of #8 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1982, The Motels’s “Only the Lonely” reached its peak of #9 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1993, Exposé’s “I’ll Never Get Over You (Getting Over Me)” reached its peak of #8 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1993, Barbra Streisand’s ‘Back to Broadway’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200
  • Today in 1999, Destiny’s Child’s “Bills, Bills, Bills” reached #1 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2004, Lloyd Banks’ ‘The Hunger For More’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 433,000 copies sold.
  • Today in 2010, Mike Posner’s “Cooler Than Me” reached its peak of #6 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2010, Jason Derulo’s “Ridin’ Solo” reached its peak of #9 on the Hot 100.

July 18

  • Today in 1992, Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Achy Breaky Heart” reached its peak of #4 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1992, Arrested Development’s “Tennessee” reached its peak of #6 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1992, The Cover Girls’ “Wishing on a Star” reached its peak of #9 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 1998, the Armageddon soundtrack reached #1 on the Billboard 200.
  • Today in 2009, ‘Now That’s What I Call Music! 31’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 169,000 copies sold.
  • Today in 2015, Silentó’s “Watch Me” reached its peak of #3 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2015, Skrillex & Diplo and Justin Bieber’s “Where Are Ü Now” reached its peak of #8 on the Hot 100.
  • Today in 2015, Meek Mill’s ‘Dreams Worth More Than Money’ debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 with 246,000 units sold (215,000 pure).

July 25

  • Today in 2015 marks the first week Billboard began using the Friday-Thursday tracking week.
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