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The 80's Datebook for June 1

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In 1980, Steve Garvey hit the 7,000th home run for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

In 1980, Ted Turnerʹs Cable News Network (CNN), providing round-the-clock TV newscasts, made its debut as televisionʹs first all-news service, vowing to stay on the air until the world ends. The man who played Darth Vader identifies the station: “This is CNN.”

In 1980, “Moneyline” TV Financial News debut on CNN.

In 1981, Christian Broadcasting Network soap opera Another Life premiered. Co-created by Roy Winsor and Bob Aaron, the show ran for 875 episodes until October 5, 1984.

In 1982, The Rolling Stonesʹ “Still Life” album released.

In 1983, “Buffalo Bill” began airing on NBC (correct show debut date)

In 1983, “Return Of The Jedi” single by Various was released

In 1984, On Days of our Lives, Larry Welch (Andrew Masset) received the shock of his life when he lifted "Hope's" veil during their wedding ceremony and found Howie Hoffstedder (Stanley Brock).

In 1984, The movie “Star Trek III: The Search for Spock” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1984, “Born In The U.S.A,” album by Bruce Springsteen was released

In 1984, “Break Out” album by Pointer Sisters was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1984, “Tattletales” second run, TV Game Show; last aired on CBS.

In 1985, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Hill Street Blues”. Other Articles: Tina Turner, Call to Glory

In 1985, R.C., “Axel F” by Harold Faltermeyer peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Just A Gigolo/I Ainʹt Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Lucky In Love” by Mick Jagger peaked at #38 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Square Rooms” by Al Corley peaked at #80 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, The Highwayman, feauturing Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson entered the country chart (where it spent 66 weeks) going on to peak at #1. The album features the single "Desperadoes Waiting For a Train."

In 1985, “Goonies ʹRʹ Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1985, “Weird Al” Yankovic released his “Dare To Be Stupid” LP featuring the hit title track plus the hits “Like A Surgeon”, “I Want A New Duck”, “One More Minute”, “George Of The Jungle”, and the remake “Yoda”

In 1987, The 20th anniversary of the release of “Sergeant Pepperʹs Lonely Hearts Club Band” was marked by the release of the CD in the United Kingdom, causing mild Beatlemania.

In 1988, “Past Masters, Volume 2” album by The Beatles was released

In 1988, “Tuff Enuff” album by The Fabulous Thunderbirds was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1989, “Bleach” album by Nirvana was released

In 1980, "The Mountain Men" was released by Columbia Pictures / Polyc International BV; Richard Lang (director); Fraser Clarke Heston (screenplay); Charlton Heston, Brian Keith, Stephen Macht, John Glover, Seymour Cassel, Bill Lucking, Victor Jory, Michael Greene, Victoria Racimo, David Ackroyd, Cal Bellini, Ken Ruta; Adventure, Western; Live action

In 1984, "Once Upon a Time in America" was released by Warner Bros. / The Ladd Company / Embassy International Pictures / PSO Enterprises / Rafran Cinematografica; Sergio Leone (director/screenplay); Leonardo Benvenuti, Piero De Bernardi, Enrico Medioli, Franco Arcalli, Franco Ferrini (screenplay); Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Joe Pesci, Burt Young, Tuesday Weld, Treat Williams, Danny Aiello, William Forsythe, Richard Bright, James Hayden, Darlanne Fluegel, Robert Harper, Noah Moazezi, James Russo, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Estelle Harris, Joey Faye, Olga Karlatos, Mario Brega, Chuck Low, Rusty Jacobs, Jennifer Connelly, Brian Bloom, Julie Cohen, Arnon Milchan, Scott Tiler, Adrian Curran, Larry Rapp, Mike Monetti, Richard Foronji, Dutch Miller, Gerard Murphy, Amy Ryder, Frank Gio, Ray Dittrich, Francesca Leone; Epic, Crime, Drama; Live Action

In 1984, "Star Trek III: The Search for Spock" was released by Paramount Pictures; Leonard Nimoy (director); Harve Bennett (screenplay); William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Merritt Butrick, Robin Curtis, Christopher Lloyd, Mark Lenard, Robert Hooks, James B. Sikking, Miguel Ferrer, Phillip R. Allen, John Larroquette, Catherine Shirriff, Grace Lee Whitney, Scott McGinnis, Dame Judith Anderson, Carl Steven, Vadia Potenza, Stephen Manley, Joe W. Davis, Frank Welker; Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 1984, "Streets of Fire" was released by Universal Pictures / RKO Pictures / A Hill-Gordon-Silver Production; Walter Hill (director/screenplay); Larry Gross (screenplay); Michael Paré, Diane Lane, Rick Moranis, Amy Madigan, Willem Dafoe, Deborah Van Valkenburgh, Richard Lawson, Rick Rossovich, Bill Paxton, Lee Ving, Stoney Jackson, Grand Bush, Robert Townsend, Mykelti Williamson, E.G. Daily, Ed Begley Jr., John Dennis Johnston; Musical, Action, Neo-Noir, Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1989, "My Mom's a Werewolf" was released by Crown International Pictures; Michael Fischa (director); Mark Pirro (screenplay); Susan Blakely, John Saxon, Tina Caspary, John Schuck, Diana Barrows, Ruth Buzzi, Marilyn McCoo, Marcia Wallace, Geno Silva; Comedy, Horror, Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, ✪ “My Toot Toot” by Jean Knight peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Axel F” by Harold Faltermeyer peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Invisible” by Alison Moyet peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Lucky In Love” by Mick Jagger peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “One Lonely Night” by REO Speedwagon peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Say You're Wrong” by Julian Lennon peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Show Some Respect” by Tina Turner peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Square Rooms” by Al Corley peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Ways To Be Wicked” by Lone Justice peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Celebrate Youth” by Rick Springfield peaked at number 39 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Do You Wanna Get Away” by Shannon peaked at number 57 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Don't You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “No More And No Less” by Rational Youth peaked at number 87 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “One Lonely Night” by REO Speedwagon peaked at number 35 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “When You Were Mine” by Cyndi Lauper peaked at number 62 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Nemesis” by Shriekback peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Bang A Gong (Get It On)” by The Power Station peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Devoted To You” by Cacique peaked at number 69 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Gary Numan Live (Ep)” by Gary Numan peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Heaven” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Je Suis Passee” by Hard Corps peaked at number 93 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Let It Swing” by Bobbysocks peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Love On The Rise” by Kenny G peaked at number 87 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Missing You” by Diana Ross peaked at number 76 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Money Moves” by Barrington Levy peaked at number 92 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Needle In The Groove” by Mama's Boys peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Oh What A Feeling” by Change peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Oh Yeah” by Bill Withers peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Remember I Love You” by Jim Diamond peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sanctified Lady” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Slave To Love” by Bryan Ferry peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sorry Wrong Number” by Evelyn Thomas peaked at number 100 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sweet Nothing” by Working Week peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Lady Don't Mind” by Talking Heads peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Thinking About Your Love” by Skipworth And Turner peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Nightshift” by The Commodores peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Say It Again” by Santana peaked at number 39 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Walking On The Chinese Wall” by Philip Bailey peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Wide Boy” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Don't You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “How Soon Is Now?” by The Smiths peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Love And Pride” by King peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “My Buzzsaw Baby (Really Cut Me Up)” by The Johnnys peaked at number 41 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Starvation / Tam tam pour l'Éthiopie” by Starvation peaked at number 44 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Take Me To Heaven” by Sylvester peaked at number 45 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Welcome To The Pleasuredome” by Frankie Goes To Hollywood peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Wide Boy” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Cannonball” by Supertramp peaked at number 39 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Was Born To Love You” by Freddie Mercury peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Kom der bi-j” by Normaal peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Kronenburg park (Ga die wereld uit)” by Frank Boeijen Groep peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Let It Swing” by Bobbysocks peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Love Me Right Now” by Rose Royce peaked at number 49 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Lover Come Back To Me” by Dead Or Alive peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Lucky In Love” by Mick Jagger peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Shake The Disease” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 47 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Would I Lie To You?” by Eurythmics peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Canary Bay” by Indochine peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Für alle” by Wind peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “La det swinge” by Bobbysocks peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Live Is Life” by Opus peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Look Mama” by Howard Jones peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Yo' Little Brother” by Nolan Thomas peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Breaking Up My Heart” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Feuer” by Ostbahn-Kurti And die Chefpartie peaked at number 22 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Was Born To Love You” by Freddie Mercury peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I was net wos des is” by Manfred Holub peaked at number 30 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Kinder dieser Welt” by Gary Lux peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Laß es mich ganz leise sagen” by Andy Borg peaked at number 25 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “One More Night” by Phil Collins peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Heat Is On” by Glenn Frey peaked at number 27 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Why Did You Do It” by Stretch peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)” by Dead Or Alive peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Around My Dream” by Kazino peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Around My Dream” by Silver Pozzoli peaked at number 21 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Queen Of The Night / Satisfaction” by Dollie De Luxe peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Riddle” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Let It Swing” by Bobbysocks peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Heat Is On” by Glenn Frey peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, “Don't You (Forget About Me)” by Simple Minds peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Lover Come Back To Me” by Dead Or Alive peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “So Far Away” by Dire Straits peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “That Ole Devil Called Love” by Alison Moyet peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Una storia importante” by Eros Ramazzotti peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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