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On this day: July 16

Published On: Jul 13 2012 05:00:49 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 16 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The nation's capital is founded, the world gets its first parking meter, Joltin' Joe sets an unbreakable record, and man heads to the moon, all on this day.

OTD July 16 - Poison Ivy
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Atco Records

1959: The Coasters record "Poison Ivy." After being released in August 1959, the song would go to No. 1 on the R&B chart and No. 7 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was their third top-10 hit of that year following "Charlie Brown" and "Along Came Jones."

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