On this day: March 20

POSTED: 10:31 AM PDT Mar 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Mar 19, 2014 

Napoleon returns to Paris, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" is published, the Republican Party is born, John and Yoko get hitched, and Janis Joplin hits No. 1 posthumously, all on this day.

OTD March 20 - Janis Joplin
12 / 35
Columbia Records

1971: Janis Joplin's version of "Me and Bobby McGee" hits No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Released three months after her death, the song was Joplin's lone chart-topper and only the second posthumous No. 1 single in U.S. chart history after Otis Redding's "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay."

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement