Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

‘Moonlight Cocktail’ by Glenn Miller peaks at #1 in USA 70 years ago today (1942)

(Saturday, February 28, 1942)Moonlight Cocktail by Glenn Miller (with vocals by Ray Eberle and The Modernaires) was the #1 song on today’s Billboard’s Best Sellers in Stores chart for the first of 10 weeks (February 28, March 7/14/21/28, April 4/11/18/25, May 2, 1942).

The song was recorded on December 8, 1941, the day after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.