This Week in Black History


November 11, 1978 

Donna Summer’s “MacArthur Park” reaches the top of the Billboard Hot 100, making it her first number one pop hit. Written by Jimmy Webb, the songwriter who wrote the Fifth Dimension’s “Up, Up and Away,” it was the first of four number one singles for Summer.

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