August 11, 1962 and August 12, 1941 - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

Aug 11, 2012

By AM740 Staff

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Neil Sedaka goes to No. 1 and a British pop star was born this weekend in music history.

August 11, 1962

Neil Sedaka had his first Number 1 single in the US with ‘Breaking Up Is Hard To Do.’


 

August 12, 1941

English pop singer Craig Douglas was born on this day. He went to No. 1 with ‘Only Sixteen’ in 1959. His version sold lore copies in the UK than Sam Cooke’s original.

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