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1949 Music executive Tommy Mottola is born in The Bronx, New York City. Before landing a 15-year gig as head of Sony Music, Mottola starts out as a talent manager helping acts like Hall & Oates and Carly Simon secure record deals. He's also known for marrying - and divorcing - Mariah Carey.

1939 Jimmy Dorsey releases "Brazil."

1932 Country singer Del Reeves, known for the 1965 novelty hit "Girl On The Billboard" and the 1968 trucker's anthem "Looking At The World Through A Windshield," is born Franklin Delano Reeves in Sparta, North Carolina.

1926 Lowman "Pete" Pauling (songwriter, guitarist for The 5 Royales) is born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

1908 Boston-born composer William Mason dies at age 79.

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Donna Summer's Tribute To The Working Girls Hits #1

1979

Donna Summer's "Bad Girls," a song about prostitutes, hits #1 in America.

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