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In 1982, The movie “Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1982, “Late Night with David Letterman” airs its second 90-minute Friday special, called “Dave.”

In 1982, “Poltergeist” starring Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, and Beatrice Straight opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1983, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of The Fall Guy”. Other Articles: Betty Thomas, Simon and Simon

In 1983, R.C., “Every Breath You Take” by The Police peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Heʹs A Pretender” by High Energy peaked at #82 on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Love On Your Side” by Thompson Twins peaked at #45 on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Overkill” by Men At Work peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, Steve Nicks releases “Stand Back.” Is it a rock tune or a dance tune?

In 1984, Bruce Springsteen released the “Born in the USA” album. The rest is history.

In 1984, Carol Burnett (as Verla Grubbs) and Elizabeth Taylor guest-starred on All My Children. Taylor surprised Burnett during a scene with Eileen Herlie (Myrtle). She spoke about it on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno shortly after Taylor passed away. "All of a sudden out of the blue, which was not in the script, there is somebody in the charwoman scrub-woman outfit," Burnett said. It was Taylor dressed as one of her characters from The Carol Burnett Show.

In 1984, On Days of our Lives, Bo (Peter Reckell) and Hope (Kristian Alfonso) reconciled at Maggie's farmhouse after he kidnapped Hope from her wedding to Larry Welch.

In 1984, The successful cloning of DNA from an extinct animal is reported (an animal related to the zebra and the horse).

In 1984, Tom Kennedy does “Password” one better and has his celeb contestants (Jamie Farr and Vicki Lawrence on todayʹs debut) communicate without using *any* words on “Body Language.” This little charade ends in January 1986. This game was based on a 1975 ABC game show “Showoffs.”

In 1985, Martin Mull seeks to answer some of the mysteries surrounding the ethnic struggles of a much misunderstood part of the landscape in “The History of White People In America, Part 1” on Cinemax. The special and its sequel will both go on to win CableACE Awards.

In 1987, George Michaelʹs “I Want Your Sex” proved too hot for some radio stations. CBS supplied them with a toned-down version.

In 1988, R.C., “Like The Weather” by 10,000 Maniacs peaked at #68 on the pop singles chart.

In 1988, R.C., “Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)” by Samantha Fox peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1988, R.C., “Only A Memory” by The Smithereens peaked at #92 on the pop singles chart.

In 1988, R.C., “When We Kiss” by Bardeaux peaked at #36 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, "The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood" was released by Cannon Films / Golan-Globus Productions; Alan Roberts (director); Devin Goldenberg (screenplay); Martine Beswick, Adam West, Phil Silvers, Chris Lemmon, Edie Adams, Richard Deacon, Dick Miller, Charles Green, Lisa London, Tanya Boyd, Susan Kiger, Lindsay Bloom, Army Archerd, Kim Hopkins; Comedy; Live action

In 1982, "The Chosen" was released by 20th Century Fox / Analysis Film Releasing Corporation; Jeremy Kagan (director); Edwin Gordon (screenplay); Maximilian Schell, Rod Steiger, Robby Benson, Barry Miller, Hildy Brooks, Kaethe Fine, Ron Rifkin, Robert Burke, Lonny Price, Evan Handler, Douglas Warhit, Jeff Marcus, Stuart Charno, John Pankow, Richard Ziman, Val Avery; Drama; Live Action

In 1982, "Hanky Panky" was released by Columbia Pictures; Sidney Poitier (director); Henry Rosenbaum, David Taylor (screenplay); Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner, Richard Widmark, Kathleen Quinlan, Robert Prosky, Josef Sommer, Johnny Sekka, Johnny Brown, Jay O. Sanders, Sam Gray, Larry Bryggman; Comedy, Thriller; Live Action

In 1982, "Poltergeist" was released by MGM/UA Entertainment Co. / SLM Production Group / Mist Entertainment / Amblin Productions; Tobe Hooper (director); Steven Spielberg, Michael Grais, Mark Victor (screenplay); JoBeth Williams, Craig T. Nelson, Beatrice Straight, Dominique Dunne, Oliver Robins, Heather O'Rourke, Zelda Rubinstein, Richard Lawson, Martin Casella, James Karen, Michael McManus, Virginia Kiser; Horror; Live Action

In 1982, "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan" was released by Paramount Pictures; Nicholas Meyer (director); Jack B. Sowards (screenplay); William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, Ricardo Montalbán, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, George Takei, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, Bibi Besch, Merritt Butrick, Paul Winfield, Kirstie Alley, Ike Eisenmann, John Vargas, Nicholas Guest, Kevin Rodney Sullivan, Harve Bennett, James Horner, Tom Morga, Judson Scott; Sci-Fi; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “All My Life” by Kenny Rogers peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Dancing In The Shadows” by After The Fire peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “He's A Pretender” by High Inergy peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Like The Weather” by 10,000 Maniacs peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Love On Your Side” by Thompson Twins peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Most Of All” by Jody Watley peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “My Love” by Julio Iglesias Featuring Stevie Wonder peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)” by Samantha Fox peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Only A Memory” by The Smithereens peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Overkill” by Men At Work peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Piano In The Dark” by Brenda Russell With Joe Esposito peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “What You Do To Me” by Carl Wilson peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “When We Kiss” by Bardeux peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “Flashdance...What A Feeling” by Irene Cara peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Gimme All Your Lovin'” by ZZ Top peaked at number 39 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “It Might Be You (Theme From "Tootsie")” by Stephen Bishop peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “One More Try” by George Michael peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Strange But True” by Times Two peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Wait” by White Lion peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Angel” by Aerosmith peaked at number 14 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Anything For You” by Gloria Estefan And The Miami Sound Machine peaked at number 10 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Beds Are Burning” by Midnight Oil peaked at number 1 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Gimme Some Kind Of Sign” by Sattalites peaked at number 44 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I Don't Want To Live Without You” by Foreigner peaked at number 16 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I'm Still Searching” by Glass Tiger peaked at number 2 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Mandinka” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 33 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Prove Your Love” by Taylor Dayne peaked at number 19 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Strange But True” by Times Two peaked at number 34 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, ✪ “Da' Butt” by E.U. peaked at number 87 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Singin' In The Rain” by Taco peaked at number 98 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “The Haunted House Of Rock” by Whodini peaked at number 82 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “The Old Brighton Blue” by Brighton And Hove Albion Football Club peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “40 Years” by Paul Hardcastle peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Bad Boys” by Wham! peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Bring Me Closer” by Altered Images peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Cash” by Prince Charles And The City Beat Band peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Check This Out” by L.A. Mix peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Circle In The Sand” by Belinda Carlisle peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Diamond Sun” by Glass Tiger peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Don't You Love Me Anymore” by Joe Cocker peaked at number 99 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Drifting” by Sheila Walsh And Cliff Richard peaked at number 64 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Every Breath You Take” by The Police peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Fairplay” by Soul II Soul Featuring Rose Windross peaked at number 63 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Feel The Need In Me” by Forrest peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Fickle Public Speaking” by Main T Possee peaked at number 89 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Forgive And Forget” by Blue Zoo peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Get It” by Stevie Wonder With Michael Jackson peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Heaven Tonight” by Yngwie J. Malmsteen's Rising Force peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I Don't Want To Live Without You” by Foreigner peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I'll Never Love This Way Again” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “It Might Be You (Theme From "Tootsie")” by Stephen Bishop peaked at number 99 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Joy” by Teddy Pendergrass peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Juicy Fruit” by Mtume peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Just Got Lucky” by JoBoxers peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Just Play Music” by Big Audio Dynamite peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Let's Live It Up” by David Joseph peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Little 15” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Lonely Night” by Uriah Heep peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Lost In You” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Love Will Save The Day” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Love Will Tear Us Apart” by The Swans peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Mercedes Boy” by Pebbles peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Misty Circles” by Dead Or Alive peaked at number 100 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Money Go Round” by The Style Council peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Movin' 1988” by Brass Construction peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Mr. Bachelor” by Loose Ends peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “My Philosophy/Stop The Violence” by Boogie Down Productions peaked at number 69 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Naughty Girls (Need Love Too)” by Samantha Fox peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Oh Patti (Don't Feel Sorry For Loverboy)” by Scritti Politti peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Rhythm Of Love” by Scorpions peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Something Special” by Steve Harvey peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Stop And Go” by David Grant peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “The Heat Is On” by Agnetha Fältskog peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Kid From Kensington” by Dogs D'Amour peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Lovers” by Alexander O'Neal peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “The Wheel” by Spear Of Destiny peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Time And Tide” by Basia peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Walkin' The Line” by Brass Construction peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “You Don't Know What You've Got” by Karen Young peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Der Kommissar / Dancing In The Shadows” by After The Fire peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Dracula's Tango (Sucker For Your Love) / Mucho Macho” by Toto Coelo peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Mr. Roboto / Snowblind” by Styx peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye) / Tell Tale Signs” by Bananarama peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “New Year's Day / Treasure (Whatever Happened To Pete The Chop)” by U2 peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Shake Your Love” by Debbie Gibson peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Flame” by Cheap Trick peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Total Eclipse Of The Heart / Take Me Back” by Bonnie Tyler peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do) / Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do) (Special Club Remix)” by Wham! peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “What's It Gonna Be” by Rockmelons peaked at number 41 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “When Will I Be Famous?” by Bros peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Wonderful Life” by Black peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “China In Your Hand” by T'Pau peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Don't Turn Around” by Aswad peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Drop The Pilot” by Joan Armatrading peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Nothing Too Serious” by Icehouse peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “She's In Parties” by Bauhaus peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Sidewalking” by The Jesus And Mary Chain peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Street Café” by Icehouse peaked at number 40 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Twist And Shout” by The Blockheads peaked at number 50 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Wham Rap! (Enjoy What You Do)” by Wham! peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, ✪ “Made In Russia” by C.C.C.P. peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Amore” by Corry Konings peaked at number 43 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “De man kwam thuis” by Jo Hoogendoorn peaked at number 50 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Forever” by Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Fragile” by Sting peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Get It” by Stevie Wonder With Michael Jackson peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues” by Elton John Featuring Stevie Wonder peaked at number 48 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I Want You Back '88” by Michael Jackson With The Jackson 5 peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Ne partez pas sans moi” by Céline Dion peaked at number 42 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Nur geträumt” by Nena peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “She Works Hard For The Money” by Donna Summer peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Theme From 'S'Express'” by S'Express peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Who's Leaving Who” by Hazell Dean peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Zo heb ik het nooit bedoeld” by André Hazes peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “Si la vie est cadeau” by Corinne Hermès peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Beat Dis” by Bomb The Bass peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Church Of The Poison Mind” by Culture Club peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Dancing On Fire” by D-Mona And Mainstreet peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Julie” by Daniel peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Okay!” by O. K. peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Shoot Your Shot” by Divine peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Stay On These Roads” by a-ha peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1983, “We Love i.T.i.” by Chip Digit And The Starkids peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Ainsi soit je...” by Mylène Farmer peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Alphabet St.” by Prince peaked at number 47 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Stay On These Roads” by a-ha peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Yé ké yé ké” by Mory Kante peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Évidemment” by France Gall peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Theme From 'S'Express'” by S'Express peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “Hey! Little Girl” by Icehouse peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I'm Not Scared” by Eighth Wonder peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Julie” by Daniel peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Lost In You” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Ne partez pas sans moi” by Céline Dion peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “One More Try” by George Michael peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Out Of The Blue - The Smokey Hit Connection” by CUE [Peter Columbus] peaked at number 22 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Sweet Dreams (Are Made Of This)” by Eurythmics peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Theme From 'S'Express'” by S'Express peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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