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In 1980, A Fish Named Fred died at 41.

In 1980, COVER OF LIFE MISS PIGGY of the MUPPETS

In 1980, George Harrison formed a movie production company called “Hand Made Films Productions Limited.” Some of his films include “Life of Brian,” “Mona Lisa,” “Time Bandits,” “A Private Function,” and “Shanghai Surprise.”

In 1980, On Another World, Russ Matthews (David Bailey) married Tracy Dewitt (Janice Lynde). At the reception later at the Matthews house, an alcoholic Pat (Beverly Penberthy) made a point of not drinking and Rachel (Victoria Wyndham) and Mitch (William Grey Espy) had a guarded conversation about their secret relationship. Beverlee McKinsey made her final appearance as Iris on Another World that day, a Friday and the show's last 90-minute episode. During her run as Iris on Another World from 1972 to 1980, McKinsey turned in one of the finest performances in daytime drama history. She played Iris on spin-off series Texas until November 30, 1981.

In 1980, The NBC soap opera “Another World” shrunk from 90 minutes after this day's airing to 60 minutes after a year in order for the network to debut another 60 minute soap “Texas” the following August 4 (a Monday) which would follow Another World.

In 1980, “Speak Up America”, TV Series; debut on NBC.

In 1981, MTV: Music Television was launched in about 2.1 million homes as the worldʹs first all-rock video music cable channel. First up: The Bugglesʹ “Video Killed The Radio Star”. MTV would become a driving force in mass media and pop culture. MTVʹs original five veejays were Martha Quinn, Nina Blackwood, Mark Goodman, J.J. Jackson and Alan Hunter. Approximately 200 videos were shown daily on the station. General Hospital star Rick Springfield had the No. 1 song in the U.S. that week with "Jessie's Girl," but the new network did not play a Springfield video that first day.

In 1981, On the cover of TV Guide: “Miss Piggy”. Other Articles: Lydia Cornell, Fred Friendly

In 1981, R.C., “Donʹt Let Him Go” by REO Speedwagon peaked at #24 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Gemini Dream” by Moody Blues peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Jessieʹs Girl” by Rick Springfield peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Time” by Alan Parsons Project peaked at #15 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Tom Sawyer” by Rush peaked at #44 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, “B.J. And The Bear”, TV Adventure; last aired on NBC.

In 1983, “NBC News At Sunrise”, TV News, debut.

In 1983, “Return Of The Jedi” single by Various was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1984, Hank Williams Jr. shot the video to "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight." Directed by John Goodhue the video features artists such as Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Cheech and Chong, and several other celebrities in a party thrown by Hank Williams, Jr. At the end of the video, a ghost Cadillac flies into the night sky, referencing the fact that his father, Hank Williams, Sr., died while riding in a Cadillac. The video was the first video to ever win the CMA Music Video of the Year Award.

In 1984, On the third ever episode of Santa Barbara, Kelly Capwell (Robin Wright) was taking a boat ride with Peter Flint (Stephen Meadows) when her former love Joe Perkins (Dane Witherspoon) arrived at the docks and saw her for the first time since being released from prison.

In 1985, Emmy 12th Daytime Award presentation — Susan Lucci loses for sixth time.

In 1985, The 12th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards were held at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. The show was broadcast on CBS at 2 p.m. ET that day. Two new acting categories were added that year: Outstanding Ingenue in a Daytime Drama Series (The Young and the Restless' Tracey E. Bregman won) and Outstanding Young Man in a Daytime Drama Series (won by As the World Turns actor Brian Bloom). The Young and the Restless was named Outstanding Daytime Drama Series. The other acting winners were Darnell Williams, Kim Zimmer (whose hair that night was unforgettable), Larry Gates and Beth Maitland (who became Y&R's first acting winner ever, just ahead of Bregman since Supporting Actress was the first category presented).

In 1986, Actress Tatum OʹNeal married tennis star John McEnroe in Oyster Bay, New York. They have since split up and divorced in 1994.

In 1986, U2 began recording sessions in Dublin, Ireland, that became their album “The Joshua Tree.”

In 1986, “Howard The Duck” opened in movie theaters and laid a huge egg; it was the subject of Whimsical Willʹs first summer movie “interview” first broadcast later that month on KMET-FM during the Doctor Demento Show.

In 1986, “Max Headroom”, TV Talk Show, starring Matt Frewer as M-M-Ma…M-M-M-M-Max Headroom, debut on Cinemax. Following his success with a talk show on Britainʹs Channel Four, serving as a spokesman for Coke, a hit pop song, and a British TV movie, Cinemax gives an American talk show to the man whoʹs truly a head of his time: “The Original Max Talking Headroom Show.”

In 1986, “Those Of You With Or Without Children, Youʹll Understand” album by Bill Cosby was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1987, Mike Tyson wins a 12-round decision vs. Tony Tucker to become the undisputed world heavyweight champion, the first consensus boxing champ in 11 years.

In 1987, Mike Tyson wins the undisputed heavyweight championship with a 12-round unanimous decision over IBF champion Tony Tucker in Las Vegas.

In 1987, MTV Europe begins broadcasting. The first video is “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits.

In 1987, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of The Young and The Restless”. Other Articles: Equalizer, Alf

In 1987, R.C., “Cross My Broken Heart” by The Jets peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Good Times” by INXS and Jimmy Barnes peaked at #47 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Kiss Him Goodbye” by Nylons peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “La Bamba” by Los Lobos peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Rhytum Is Gonna Get You” by Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Shakedown” by Bob Seger peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “The Pleasure Principle” by Janet Jackson peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Wotʹs It To Ya” by Robbie Nevil peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, The Grateful Deadʹs LP “In The Dark” enters the chart. The LP contains the groups biggest single ever, “Touch Of Grey.” Also, Bob Segerʹs “Shakedown” hits number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1988, Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh began broadcasting his nationally syndicated radio program.

In 1989, Eric Clapton ends his three-year tour by playing a free concert in Mozambique, Africa for more than 100,000. Proceeds went to charities in the civil war-torn nation.

In 1989, “Let Love Rule” album by Lenny Kravitz was released

In 1989, “Singles Collection — The London Years” album by The Rolling Stones was released

In 1980, "The Final Countdown" was released by United Artists / The Bryna Company; Don Taylor (director); David Ambrose, Gerry Davis, Thomas Hunter, Peter Powell (screenplay); Kirk Douglas, Martin Sheen, Katharine Ross, James Farentino, Ron O'Neal, Charles Durning, Victor Mohica, James C. Lawrence, Soon-Tek Oh, Joe Lowry, Alvin Ing, Mark Thomas, Harold Bergman, Richard Liberty, Lloyd Kaufman, Dan Fitzgerald, Peter Douglas; Sci-Fi, War; Live action

In 1980, "The Hunter" was released by Paramount Pictures / Rastar; Buzz Kulik (director); Ted Leighton, Peter Hyams (screenplay); Steve McQueen, Eli Wallach, Kathryn Harrold, LeVar Burton, Ben Johnson, Richard Venture, Tracey Walter, Thomas Rosales Jr., Theodore Wilson; Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller; Live action

In 1980, "I Go Pogo" was released by ; Marc Paul Chinoy (director); Skip Hinnant, Ruth Buzzi, Stan Freberg, Arnold Stang, Jonathan Winters, Jimmy Breslin, Vincent Price; Comedy; Animation

In 1980, "Loose Shoes" was released by National American Films / Brooksfilms; Ira Miller (director/screenplay); Royce D. Applegate, Dan Praiser, Charley Smith (screenplay); Royce D. Applegate, Bill Murray, Lewis Arquette, Howard Hesseman, Susan Tyrrell, Ed Lauter, Tom Baker, Buddy Hackett, Sean Frye, Sandy Helberg, Rod McCary, Sid Haig, Larry Hankin, David Downing, Kinky Friedman, Dan McBride, Brad Ashcraft, Dustin Day, Alexander Stowe; Comedy; Live action

In 1980, "Raise the Titanic" was released by Associated Film Distribution / ITC Entertainment; Jerry Jameson (director); Adam Kennedy (screenplay); Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer, Dirk Blocker, Alec Guinness, Bo Brundin, M. Emmet Walsh, J.D. Cannon, Norman Bartold, Elya Baskin, Robert Broyles, Paul Carr, Michael C. Gwynne, Harvey Lewis; Adventure; Live action

In 1986, "Choke Canyon" was released by United Film Distribution; Charles Bail (director); Ovidio G. Assonitis, Alfonso Brescia, Sheila Goldberg (screenplay); Stephen Collins, Janet Julian, Bo Svenson, Lance Henriksen, Nicholas Pryor; Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 1986, "Flight of the Navigator" was released by Walt Disney Pictures / Producers Sales Organization; Randal Kleiser (director); Michael Burton, Matt MacManus (screenplay); Joey Cramer, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright, Cliff DeYoung, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matt Adler, Howard Hesseman, Jonathan Sanger, Iris Acker, Richard Liberty, Raymond Forchion, Keri Rogers, Albie Whitaker; Sci-Fi, Comedy; Live Action

In 1986, "Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives" was released by Paramount Pictures; Tom McLoughlin (director/screenplay); Thom Mathews, Jennifer Cooke, David Kagen, Renée Jones, Kerry Noonan, Darcy DeMoss, Tom Fridley, Tony Goldwyn, C.J. Graham, Dan Bradley, Alan Blumenfeld, Ron Palillo, Michael Swan, Whitney Rydbeck, Roger Rose, Nancy McLoughlin, Matthew Faison, Ann Ryerson, Vincent Guastaferro, Courtney Vickery, Bob Larkin, Wallace Merck, Cynthia Kania, Michael Nomad, Justin Nowell, Tommy Nowell; Slasher; Live Action

In 1986, "Good to Go" was released by Island Pictures; Blaine Novak (director/screenplay); Art Garfunkel, Robert DoQui, Harris Yulin, Richard Brooks, Richard Bauer, Hattie Winston, Fab Five Freddy, Anjelica Huston, Reginald Daughtry, Paula Davis, Michael White; Crime, Thriller; Live Action

In 1986, "Howard the Duck" was released by Universal Pictures / Lucasfilm / Marvel Entertainment; Willard Huyck (director/screenplay); Gloria Katz (screenplay); Lea Thompson, Jeffrey Jones, Tim Robbins, Chip Zien, David Paymer, Paul Guilfoyle, Liz Sagal, Holly Robinson, Richard Edson, Dominique Davalos, Tommy Swerdlow, Miles Chapin, Paul Comi, Richard McGonagle, Virginia Capers, Miguel Sandoval, William Hall, Richard Kiley, Ed Gale, Jordan Prentice, Tim Rose, Peter Baird, Steve Sleap, Mary Wells, Lisa Sturz, Brian Steele; Comedy, Sci-Fi; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “Cross My Broken Heart” by The Jets (U.S.) peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Don't Let Him Go” by REO Speedwagon peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Gemini Dream” by The Moody Blues peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Good Times” by Jimmy Barnes And INXS peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Jessie's Girl” by Rick Springfield peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Kiss Him Goodbye” by The Nylons peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Nothing Ever Goes As Planned” by Styx peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Pay You Back With Interest” by Gary O. peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You” by Gloria Estefan And The Miami Sound Machine peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Secrets” by Mac Davis peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Shakedown” by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Spring Love” by The Cover Girls peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Summer '81” by Cantina Band peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Sweet Baby” by George Duke And Stanley Clarke peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Pleasure Principle” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “These Times Are Hard For Lovers” by John Waite peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Time” by The Alan Parsons Project peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Tom Sawyer” by Rush peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Touch Me When We're Dancing” by The Carpenters peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Wot's It To Ya” by Robbie Nevil peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, ✪ “Don't You Just Know It” by Amazulu peaked at number 68 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, ✪ “Elvira” by The Oak Ridge Boys peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Coldest Night Of The Year” by Bruce Cockburn peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Flames Of Paradise” by Jennifer Rush And Elton John peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Hearts On Fire” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Kiss Him Goodbye” by The Nylons peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Point Of No Return” by Exposé peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Shakedown” by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Something So Strong” by Crowded House peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Songbird” by Kenny G peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “The One That You Love” by Air Supply peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Tom Sawyer” by Rush peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, ✪ “Don't You Just Know It” by Amazulu peaked at number 68 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Flames Of Paradise” by Jennifer Rush And Elton John peaked at number 17 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Hearts On Fire” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 25 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Kiss Him Goodbye” by The Nylons peaked at number 15 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Point Of No Return” by Exposé peaked at number 22 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Shakedown” by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band peaked at number 1 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Something So Strong” by Crowded House peaked at number 10 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Songbird” by Kenny G peaked at number 19 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, ✪ “Dragnet” by The Art Of Noise peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “A Little Boogie Woogie (In The Back Of My Mind)” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Brazilian Dawn” by Shakatak peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On)” by Spandau Ballet peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Dancing The Night Away” by Voggue peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Don't Shilly Shally” by Edwyn Collins peaked at number 93 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Don't Stop The Love” by Tongue 'n' Cheek peaked at number 99 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Green Door” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Have A Nice Day” by Roxanne Shante peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Could Have Been A Dreamer” by DIO peaked at number 69 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Heard A Rumour” by Bananarama peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “I Love You, Yes I Love You” by Eddy Grant peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Really Didn't Mean It” by Luther Vandross peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Jive Talkin'” by Boogie Box High peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Just Don't Want To Be Lonely” by Freddie McGregor peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “La Bamba” by Los Lobos peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Personal Touch” by Errol Brown peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Serious Mix” by Mirage peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)” by Carl Carlton peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “She's On It” by Beastie Boys peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Sightsee MC” by Big Audio Dynamite peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Sold” by Boy George peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Song From The Edge Of The World” by Siouxsie And The Banshees peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Still A Thrill” by Jody Watley peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Sugar Mice” by Marillion peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Teddy Bear's Last Ride” by Diana Williams peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Tempted” by U.K. Squeeze peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “The Real Thing” by The Brothers Johnson peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Visage” by Visage peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Where The Action Is” by Westworld peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “You Caught My Eye” by Judy Boucher peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, ✪ “The Oldest Swinger In Town / The Jogger's Song” by Fred Wedlock peaked at number 70 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Ah! Leah! / Joking” by Donnie Iris peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Being With You / What's In Your Life For Me” by Smokey Robinson peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Breakout” by Swing Out Sister peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Grey Day / Memories” by Madness peaked at number 82 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “He's Gonna Step On You Again” by The Party Boys peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Nobody Wins / Fools In Fashion” by Elton John peaked at number 46 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Rock This Town / Can't Hurry Love” by Stray Cats peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “The Unguarded Moment / Busdriver” by The Church peaked at number 22 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Things Don't Seem / Big Fish” by Australian Crawl peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, “Mister Sandman” by Emmylou Harris peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Since I Don't Have You” by Don McLean peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “To Cut A Long Story Short” by Spandau Ballet peaked at number 38 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Under The Boardwalk” by Bruce Willis peaked at number 50 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Vienna” by Ultravox peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Walls” by Flowers peaked at number 43 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “What Cha' Gonna Do For Me” by Chaka Khan peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Years Go By” by Stan Campbell peaked at number 36 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, ✪ “Can Can” by Bad Manners peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, ✪ “Stars On 45 Vol. 2 (Medley II)” by Stars On 45 peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Bring Back (Sha na na)” by Mixed Emotions peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “De poesjesdans” by De Electronica's peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Head To Toe” by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Hélène” by Julien Clerc peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “It's A Sin” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Love Leave Me” by René Froger peaked at number 39 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “M'n ouwe fiets” by Ronny [NL] peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Mag het licht uit” by De Dijk peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now” by Samantha Fox peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Piece Of The Action” by Bucks Fizz peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Pleasure Principle” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Throwing It All Away” by Genesis peaked at number 37 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Wie zijn de vedettes” by De ploeg van Post peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “För din skull” by Ulf Lundell peaked at number 5 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For” by U2 peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Want Your Sex” by George Michael peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Want You” by Rock Runt Riket peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “It's A Sin” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Living Daylights” by a-ha peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Who's That Girl?” by Madonna peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, “All Those Years Ago” by George Harrison peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Break Every Rule” by Tina Turner peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Consuela Biaz” by Boney M. peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Crockett's Theme” by Jan Hammer peaked at number 29 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Ikarus” by Wilfried peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Maledetta primavera” by Loretta Goggi peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “No me hables” by Juan Pardo peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Some Folks” by Street Boys peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Strada del sole” by Rainhard Fendrich peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “This Ole House” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “Fuis, Lawrence d'Arabie” by Annabelle peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Joe le taxi” by Vanessa Paradis peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Même si” by Marc Lavoine peaked at number 14 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, “Den du veit” by Marius Müller peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Heart Of Mine” by Bob Dylan peaked at number 8 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Just Can't Stop Loving You” by Michael Jackson With Siedah Garrett peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Kids In America” by Kim Wilde peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, “All Those Years Ago” by George Harrison peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Diamonds” by Herb Alpert And Janet Jackson peaked at number 23 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Tell Me Why” by Den Harrow peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1981, “The Boy From New York City” by The Manhattan Transfer peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1981, “You Drive Me Crazy” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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