This week 26 years ago, pitcher Mark Davis signed a then-record $3.25 million-per-year contract with the Kansas City Royals; the International Trans-Antarctica Expedition reached the South Pole; singer Taylor Swift was born; "The War of the Roses" topped the box office; and the following songs were the most popular in the U.S., according to Billboard's Hot 100 chart archive.
10. "Pump Up the Jam," Technotronic
R.I.P. quasi-Euro techno dance tracks of the "Jock Jams"-era: 1989-1995 (and probably still current in a weird gym somewhere).
9. "Love Shack," the B-52's
The B-52's biggest hit...