On this day: July 8

Published On: Jul 02 2013 02:59:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 08 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The U.S. Air Force begins accepting female recruits, the "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack falls from No. 1 after six months, LeBron makes "The Decision," and the last space shuttle mission launches, all on this day.

OTD July 8 - Wannabe
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1996: The Spice Girls debut single "Wannabe" is released in the United Kingdom. It would top the UK Singles Chart for seven weeks on its way to receiving a platinum certification by the British Phonographic Industry. In January 1997 it was released in the United States, where it topped the Billboard Hot 100 for four weeks.

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