The Beatles hit No. 1 for the first time in America, tragedy strikes space shuttle Columbia, and Janet Jackson suffers a Super Bowl "wardrobe malfunction," all on this day.
1964: The Beatles' "I Want To Hold Your Hand" hits No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, their first No. 1 song in America. It would hold the top spot for seven weeks before being replaced by another Beatles' song, "She Loves You."