- 1980 – “Let’s Get Serious” by Jermaine Jackson reached #1 on the R&B chart.
- 1980 – This year’s Eurovision song contest winner Johnny Logan was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘What’s Another Year.’
- 1986 – Spitting Image started a three-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘The Chicken Song.’
- 1986 – Whitney Houston started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Greatest Love Of All’, the singers third US No.1, a No.8 hit in the UK.
- 1986 – Genesis released the single “Invisible Touch”.
- 1986 – “On My Own” from Michael McDonald and Patti Labelle, was #1 on the R&B chart, where it would spend four weeks at the top..
- 1990 – Nirvana played the last date of a North American tour at the Zoo in Boise, Idaho. This was Chad Channing’s final gig with the band, drummer Dave Grohl replaced him in Sept of this year after his band Scream had split-up.
- 1995 – Chuck Berry, Little Richard and Fats Domino appeared together for the first time in Sheffield, London.
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