Random Facts about Oct. 5th
October 5th has proven to be a pretty legendary day for music throughout history, going all the way back to 1962 when a little band called The Beatles unleashed their debut single "Love Me Do" and forever changed music as we know it. It lived on the Billboard charts for 26 weeks, peaking at number 17.
On the very same day in 1970 Led Zeppelin dropped their highly anticipated eponymous third album Led Zeppelin III which spent four weeks at number 1 with hit tracks like "The Immigrant Song" and "Gallows Pole".
On October 5, 1979 The Who's soundtrack for their documentary titled The Kids Are Alright became certified Platinum.
In 1992 New York's Spin Doctors release their first single, "Little Miss Can't Be Wrong", which shot the band into fame after the video received heavy rotation from MTV. Their debut album Pocket Full of Kryptonite went Gold in September.
And finally in 2001, San Francisco Giants star Barry Bonds surpassed Mark McGwire’s single-season home run total by knocking out his 71st and 72nd home runs against the LA Dodgers.