Monday, January 2, 2017

January 2nd

Biggest movers on the chart this week include:  "Music To Watch Girls By" by The Bob Crewe Generation  (up from #80 to #57) a jump of 23 points, "Kind Of A Drag" by The Buckinghams  (up from #86 to #65) a jump of 23 points, "Knight In Rusty Armour" by Peter and Gordon  (up from #69 to #48)  a jump of 21 points … next week it'll pass their current hit "Lady Godiva", "Hello Hello" by Sopwith Camel (up from #81 to #64) a jump of 17 points, "Stand By Me" by Spyder Turner  (up from #57 to #41) up 16 and "Georgy Girl" by The Seekers  (up from #38 to #23) a jump of 15 places.

Former actor (for future President) Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as Governor of California.  

The Monkees perform at The Civic Center Arena in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  During their performance of "I Wanna Be Free", a film of a freedom march in Montgomery, Alabama, is shown on a large projection screen.