1964: Word leaks out that Indiana Gov. Matthew Welsh has banned the song "Louie Louie" by the Kingsmen as pornographic. Welsh had requested that the Indiana Broadcasters Association ban the song, then sitting at No. 6 on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, from airplay on all radio stations in the state. The growing controversy around the song's garbled and unintelligible lyrics would spur its publisher to offer a $1,000 reward to anybody who could prove it contains obscene lyrics and cause the FBI to investigate the song.