‘Wild Thing’ by The Troggs peaks at #1 in USA 50 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (July 30 1966)

(Saturday, July 30, 1966)“Wild Thing” by The Troggs peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (July 30, Aug. 6, 1966).

As performed by The Troggs, “Wild Thing” is ranked #261 on the Rolling Stone magazine’s list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.”

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