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In 1980, Johnny Leeʹs “Looking For Love” featured in the movie “Urban Cowboy” reaches number one on the country charts.

In 1980, On the cover of TV Guide: “Richard Chamberlain of Shogun”. Other Articles: Game Show Prizes, Deborah Raffin. Due to the actorsʹ strike, NBC decided to show a first-run miniseries “Shogun” in mid-September instead of waiting for Novemberʹs sweeps period to air it.

In 1980, Paul Simonʹs “One Trick Pony” enters the album charts, as does The Carsʹ “Panorama,” The Allman Brothersʹ “Reach For The Sky” and Eddie Moneyʹs “Playing For Keeps.”

In 1980, R.C., “Boulevard” by Jackson Browne peaked at #19 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Emotional Rescue” by Rolling Stones peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Into The Night” by Benny Mardones peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Start” by The Jam peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Upside Down” by Diana Ross peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Livewire” began airing on Nickelodeon

In 1980, “The Tom and Jerry Comedy Show”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.

In 1982, On One Life to Live: “Real Life” imitated art when the lead actor of Marco Daneʹs murder mystery, Blood Moon, was murdered in his dressing room.

In 1982, Paul McCartney releases “Tug of War”.

In 1982, The Jerry Lewis 17th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $28,415,339. It was also titled the “Jerry Lewis Extra Special Special”. It made over $3 million less than the previous year due to an economic recession.

In 1983, On One Life to Live, Echo di Savoy jumped off the Front Street Bridge to set up Clint for murder.

In 1984, “Plop-Plop Goes Letterman” Clothes make the man. At least they did for David Letterman. Back in his NBC days, the sardonic late-night host gained a reputation for skits involving surreal suits made of sponge, Velcro, even potato chips. His most celebrated garment, however, was festooned with 3,400 Alka-Seltzer tablets. Sporting plastic goggles and an oxygen tank (so the gas soon to be released by the effervescent tablets wouldnʹt make him pass out), Dave was dangled over a 900-gallon water tank. “Boy, if I die,” he mused, “this is the worst possible way to go, isnʹt it?” Down went Dave, and up came a satisfying cloud of vapors. The stunt was the masterstroke in Lettermanʹs plan to put the fizz back in late night.

In 1985, Kimberly McCullough made her first appearance on General Hospital as Robin Scorpio. In the episode, Robert Scorpio (Tristan Rogers) came home and found Robin in his living room.

In 1985, “Back To The Future” album Soundtrack was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1986, Michael Spinks TKOs Steffen Tangstad in four for heavyweight boxing title.

In 1986, R.C., “Venus” by Bananarama peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; remake of Shocking Blueʹs number one hit.

In 1986, “Mister T”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.

In 1986, “Scooby-Doo (all versions of it)”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC; was on TV since September 13, 1969.

In 1986, “Snorks”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.

In 1986, “Spider-Man and His Amazing Friends”, TV Cartoon Adventure, last aired on NBC.

In 1986, “The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour,” TV Cartoon Show, last aired on ABC.

In 1986, “The Flintstone Kids” began airing on ABC

In 1986, “The Littles”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC.

In 1986, “Wuzzles”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS, moved to ABC.

In 1986, “WWF Superstars of Wrestling” began airing in syndication

In 1988, Elton John holds a “high-class garage sale” at Southebyʹs auction house. Among the bidding bargains: a pair of the singerʹs sunglasses for $16,830, and a set of his old license plates for a mere $4,481. All told he raises more than $8 million from his discarded duds, and dazzling doodads.

In 1988, INXSʹs “Need You Tonight”/“Mediate” wins MTVʹs Best Video Award.

In 1989, About 200 students from Carleton University in Ottawa marched on Parliament Hill demanding that British teen idol Rick Astley leave the country. Astley was in Ottawa for a concert. The protesters said his music was too much like disco, and they didnʹt like his haircut.

In 1989, Neil Youngʹs “This Note For You” wins the MTV award for Best Video — it was very ironic since the channel had initially refused to air the video.

In 1989, Neil Youngʹs “This Noteʹs For You” — which MTV initially refused to air — wins the video channelʹs Best Video Award. Itʹs Neilʹs commentary that he isnʹt selling out his songs for commerical purposes. This entryʹs for you, sponsored by no one.

In 1989, On videotape, The Rolling Stones appear on the MTV Video Awards, performing “Mixed Emotions” (pre-taped live onstage three days earlier.).

In 1989, The Pittsburgh Steelers were banned from practicing on their own field, Three Rivers Stadium, because The Rolling Stones were rehearsing for their upcoming concert.

In 1989, “Hooperman”, TV Crime Drama; last aired on ABC.

In 1989, “Love” album by The Cult was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1989, “The End Of The Innocence” album by Don Henley was certified Gold by the RIAA

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, “Boulevard” by Jackson Browne peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Emotional Rescue” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Into The Night” by Benny Mardones peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Late At Night” by Dan Seals peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Lonely Is The Night” by Air Supply peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Oh, People” by Patti LaBelle peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Private Number” by The Jets peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Hunter” by GTR peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Upside Down” by Diana Ross peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Venus” by Bananarama peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You Can Call Me Blue” by Michael Johnson peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Cocaine / Tulsa Time” by Eric Clapton peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “The Chicken Song” by Spitting Image peaked at number 90 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “Yankee Rose” by David Lee Roth peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “All Night Long” by Joe Walsh peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Boppin' With The Blues” by Powder Blues Band peaked at number 88 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Heavenly Angels” by Jenson Interceptor peaked at number 87 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Mad About You” by Belinda Carlisle peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Me, Myself And I” by Chalk Circle peaked at number 91 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Oh, People” by Patti LaBelle peaked at number 42 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “That Was Then, This Is Now” by The Monkees peaked at number 41 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “What Does It Take” by Honeymoon Suite peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)” by Jeffrey Osborne peaked at number 43 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, “(Sartorial Eloquence) Don't Ya Wanna Play This Game No More?” by Elton John peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Another Day Another Girl” by Lambrettas peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Bankrobber” by The Clash peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Can't Stop The Music” by Village People peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Dancin' On A Wire” by Surface Noise peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Dynamite” by Stacy Lattisaw peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Eighth Day” by Hazel O'Connor peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Equinox V” by The Shadows peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Human” by The Human League peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I Die: You Die” by Gary Numan peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “If It's Alright With You Baby” by The Korgis peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Love Meeting Love” by Level 42 peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Nice In Nice” by The Stranglers peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sound Of Confusion” by Secret Affair peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Start” by The Jam peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sunshine Of Your Smile” by Mike Berry peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Way It Is” by Bruce Hornsby And The Range peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Whisper” by The Selecter peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Typical Male” by Tina Turner peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Unlock The Funk” by Locksmith peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “West One” by The Ruts peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “When I Think Of You” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, “Baby's Had A Taste / Waiting For You” by Heroes peaked at number 76 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Before Too Long” by Paul Kelly And The Coloured Girls peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Clones (We're All) / Model Citizen” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Don't You Love Me Anymore” by Joe Cocker peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Hands Up In The Air” by Boom Crash Opera peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Holy Word” by I'm Talking peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Magic / Fool Country” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Me, Myself, I / When You Kisses Me” by Joan Armatrading peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Should've Never Let You Go / You're So Good For Me” by Neil And Dara Sedaka peaked at number 69 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Royal Mile (Sweet Darlin') / In Transit” by Gerry Rafferty peaked at number 52 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “What I Like About You / First In Line” by The Romantics peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Your Wildest Dreams” by The Moody Blues peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, “(Sing) Our Own Song” by UB40 peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Caroline Skies” by Dance Exponents peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Danger Zone” by Kenny Loggins peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Glory Of Love” by Peter Cetera peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Hot To Touch” by Julian Jonah peaked at number 49 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Mad About You” by Belinda Carlisle peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Over You” by Roxy Music peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Shandi” by KISS peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Steal Away” by Robbie Dupree peaked at number 29 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Venus” by Bananarama peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “When Tomorrow Comes” by Eurythmics peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “(I've Got) The Whole World Dancing” by Debbie peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “All Over The World” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Dansen met z'n twee” by Avanti [NL] peaked at number 43 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Glory Of Love” by Peter Cetera peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Head Up To The Sky” by Spargo peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Hela-di-ladi-lo” by Dolly Dots peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Jump To The Beat” by Stacy Lattisaw peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “La France” by BZN peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Late In The Evening” by Paul Simon peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “One Love” by Sniff 'n' The Tears peaked at number 38 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Rockin' The Trolls” by BZN peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Sally” by Carmel peaked at number 37 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Steven Paul” by Normaal peaked at number 38 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Final Countdown” by Europe peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Lady In Red” by Chris de Burgh peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, “Broken English” by Marianne Faithfull peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Can't Stop The Music” by Village People peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Mot alla vindar” by Janne "Lucas" Person peaked at number 12 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Only Love” by Vargtass peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Take Your Time (Do It Right)” by The S.O.S. Band peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties” by Jona Lewie peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, “Nuit sauvage” by Les Avions peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, “Every Time” by Münchener Freiheit peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Typical Male” by Tina Turner peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, “Do Ya Do Ya (Wanna Please Me)” by Samantha Fox peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Fight For Ourselves” by Spandau Ballet peaked at number 23 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Find The Time” by Five Star peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Innamorati” by Toto Cutugno peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Red Sky” by Status Quo peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Upside Down” by Diana Ross peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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