The Twentieth Century was a half-hour documentary series televised by CBS. The premiere episode aired on Sunday October 20, 1957 and ran until 1966. It was hosted and narrated by Walter Cronkite. It covered historical events and consisted of newsreel footage along with interviews. The sponsor of the show was Prudential Insurance Company of America.
This single peaked for three weeks at #4 on the Billboard pop singles chart in December 1967. It became the Miracles highest charting popular single since "Shop Around". The song also topped the BillboardBlack Singles Chart and was a million-selling hit for The Miracles, their sixth overall.