This Day in History. http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/high-school-freshman-little-peggy-march-earns-a-1-hit-with-quoti-will-follow-himquot (accessed April 27, 2011).
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Youngest Female Performer on Billboard Hot 100
On April 27, 1963, Margaret Annemarie Battavio's very first single, "I Will Follow Him," reached #1 on the U.S. pop charts. With her 15th birthday only six weeks behind her, and three more years of high school ahead of her, the singer better known as Little Peggy March became the youngest female performer ever to top the Billboard Hot 100, but she'd never crack the top 10 again. Go here to see more information.