On this Day July 8

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“(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” by Elvis Presley begins a seven-week run on top of the singles chart. Two months earlier, Elvis was king of the pop chart with “All Shook Up,” which spent eight weeks at No. 1.

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Bill Withers scores the first and only No. 1 hit of his career when “Lean On Me” reaches the top of the pop chart and holds there for three weeks.

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Reports are broadcast that a “flying disc” has crash-landed in Roswell, New Mexico, triggering conspiracy theories and accounts of aliens and UFOs.

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The Soviets charge CIA pilot Francis Gary Powers with espionage two months after shooting him down while flying a secret spy mission over Moscow.

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Golden Globe-winning actor Kevin Bacon (“Footloose,” “Apollo 13,” “The River Wild,” “A Few Good Men,” “Mystic River,” “The Following”)

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Actor Jaden Smith (“The Pursuit of Happyness,” “The Karate Kid,” “After Earth”)