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In 1980, On his last day of a long campaign, presidential candidate Ronald Reagan told a heckler to “Ah, shut up!” and got a cheering ovation from his audience.

In 1980, Waylon Jennings was at #1 on the US Country charts with, "Theme from The Dukes of Hazzard (Good Ol' Boys)". The theme to the CBS comedy adventure television series, The Dukes of Hazzard, spent seventeen weeks on the Billboard country singles charts and became his biggest hit.

In 1982, On One Life to Live: Clint physically evicted schemer Dorian from Llanfair after bringing his new bride, Viki, home.

In 1983, On Knots Landing, Lilimae (Julie Harris) was arrested after hitting Chip with her car. Val (Joan Van Ark) was upset about Lilimae so Gary (Ted Shackelford) comforted her and they ended up sleeping together. Val later learned she was pregnant from this post-divorce encounter (with twins Bobby and Betsy).

In 1984, R.C., “Blue Jean” by David Bowie peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “Carribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)” by Billy Ocean peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “Who Wears These Shoes?” by Elton John peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, Willie Nelsonʹs recording of Steve Goodmanʹs “City of New Orleans” topped the country music charts, six weeks after Goodmanʹs death.

In 1985, D.T.'s Birthday Datebook runs for the first time on the Atari 800XL computer system.

In 1985, Humphrey, a humpback whale that was spotted in the fresh water Sacramento River system more than three weeks earlier, was lured to salt water near Californiaʹs Golden Gate by rescuers using a device emitting whale sounds.

In 1986, On General Hospital, Tony and Lucy wed.

In 1986, On One Life to Live, Allison returned Jessica, whom sheʹd kidnapped, to Vikki, but did she really?

In 1986, The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands becomes a U.S. commonwealth.

In 1986, “David Lee Roth” video by David Lee Roth was released

In 1986, “The Fight for Fort Knox” was announced this day, as 'Marvelousʹ Marvin Hagler and 'Sugar' Ray Leonard agreed to duke it out in April, 1987. The two were guaranteed at least $23 million. (Leonard won in a 12-round split decision.)

In 1986, “Touch Me” album by Samantha Fox was released. Not much good stuff to listen to there, but what a Fox!

In 1987, “Throwaway,” second single from Mick Jaggerʹs “Primitive Cool” LP, released. It bombed. You could say it was a…THROWAWAY single.

In 1988, Having barely gotten over the public humiliation of his live special from Al Caponeʹs vault, Geraldo Rivera gets hit in the nose with a chair while black activist Roy Innis calmly debates John Metzger of White Aryan Resistance (and his fellow skinheads) during a taping of “Geraldo!”

In 1988, U2's concert movie “Rattle And Hum” opens.

In 1988, “Heavy Nova” album by Robert Palmer was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1989, “Bad English” album by Bad English was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1989, “Miss You Much” single by Janet Jackson was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1989, “New Kids On The Block” album by New Kids On The Block was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1989, “Time And Tide” album by Basia was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1989, “Trash” album by Alice Cooper was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1980, "The Long Good Friday" was released by Paramount Pictures / Black Lion Films / HandMade Films / Calendar Productions; John Mackenzie (director); Barrie Keeffe (screenplay); Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren, Bryan Marshall, Derek Thompson, Eddie Constantine, Dave King, P.H. Moriarty, Paul Freeman, Stephen Davies, Brian Hall, Paul Barber, Pauline Melville, Nigel Humphreys, Karl Howman, Gillian Taylforth, Dexter Fletcher, Pierce Brosnan, Daragh O'Malley, Kevin McNally; Gangster; Live action

In 1985, "North and South" was released by ABC / David L. Wolper Productions / Warner Bros. Television; Richard T. Heffron (director); Douglas Heyes, John Jakes, Paul F. Edwards, Patricia Green, Kathleen A. Shelley (screenplay); Patrick Swayze, James Read, Lesley-Anne Down, Wendy Kilbourne, Kirstie Alley, Jean Simmons, Mitchell Ryan, Terri Garber, Genie Francis, David Ogden Stiers, David Carradine, Jonathan Frakes, Robert Mitchum, Hal Holbrook, Philip Casnoff, Lewis Smith, John Stockwell, Wendy Fulton, Morgan Fairchild, Inga Swenson, Jim Metzler, Tony Frank, David Harris, Erica Gimpel, Forest Whitaker, Andrew Stahl, Olivia Cole, Elizabeth Taylor, Georg Stanford Brown, John Anderson, Lee Bergere, Mark Moses, Robert Guillaume, Johnny Cash, Chris Douridas, James Rebhorn, Temi Epstein, Cary Guffey; Drama, History, Romance; Live Action

In 1989, "Bloodhounds of Broadway" was released by Columbia Pictures; Howard Brookner (director/screenplay); Colman deKay (screenplay); Damon Runyon (stories); Matt Dillon, Jennifer Grey, Julie Hagerty, Rutger Hauer, Madonna, Esai Morales, Anita Morris, Randy Quaid, Josef Sommer, Steve Buscemi, Fisher Stevens, Alan Ruck, Dinah Manoff, Ethan Phillips; Period, Comedy; Live Action

In 1989, "Dealers" was released by Skouras Pictures / J. Arthur Rank Film Distributors / Euston Films / Rank Organisation; Colin Bucksey (director); Andrew MacLear (screenplay); Paul McGann, Rebecca De Mornay, Derrick O'Connor, John Castle, Paul Guilfoyle, Rosalind Bennett, Adrian Dunbar, Nicholas Hewetson, Sara Sugarman, Douglas Hodge, Annabel Brooks, Simon Slater, Richenda Carey, Beverly Hills; Drama; Live action

In 1989, "Limit Up" was released by MCEG/Virgin; Richard Martini (director/screenplay); Luana Anders (screenplay); Nancy Allen, Dean Stockwell, Brad Hall, Danitra Vance, Ray Charles, Rance Howard, Sally Kellerman, Sandra Bogan, William J. Wolf, Ava Fabian, Robbie Martini, Teressa Ovetta Burrell, Winifred Freedman, Kellie Joy Beals, Nicky Blair; Comedy; Live Action

In 1989, "The Phantom of the Opera" was released by 21st Century Film Corporation / Columbia Pictures; Dwight H. Little (director); Gerry O'Hara, Duke Sandefur (screenplay); Robert Englund, Jill Schoelen, Alex Hyde-White, Bill Nighy, Terence Harvey, Stephanie Lawrence, Molly Shannon, Terence Beesley, Mark Ryan, Emma Rawson, Nathan Lewis, Peter Clapham, Yehuda Efroni, Nancy Fontana; Horror; Live Action

In 1989, "Second Sight" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures; Joel Zwick (director); Tom Schulman, Patricia Resnick (screenplay); John Larroquette, Bronson Pinchot, Bess Armstrong, Stuart Pankin, John Schuck, James Tolkan, Will Le Bow, Christine Estabrook, Marisol Massey, William Prince, Dominic Chianese, Michael Lombard, Adam LeFevre, Ron Taylor, Andrew Mutnick, Lucy Johnson, Michelle Fortune; Comedy; Live Action

In 1989, "Stepfather II" was released by ITC Entertainment / Millimeter Films; Jeff Burr (director); John Auerbach (screenplay); Terry O'Quinn, Meg Foster, Caroline Williams, Jonathan Brandis, Henry Brown, Mitchell Laurance, Miriam Byrd-Nethery, Leon Martell, Renata Scott, John O'Leary, Glen Adams, Eric Brown, Bob Gray, Rosemary Welden; Thriller; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “All Night Long” by Billy Squier peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Blue Jean” by David Bowie peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Medicine Song” by Stephanie Mills peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Who Wears These Shoes?” by Elton John peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “Bop 'Til You Drop” by Rick Springfield peaked at number 70 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Flesh For Fantasy” by Billy Idol peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Left In The Dark” by Barbra Streisand peaked at number 87 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Swept Away” by Diana Ross peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “You Take Me Up” by Thompson Twins peaked at number 28 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, ✪ “The Gangster Single” by James Cagney And Humphrey Bogart peaked at number 90 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Dancerie” by King Henry's Consort peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Dragos Guilt” by The Fall peaked at number 99 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Forever Young” by Alphaville peaked at number 98 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Golden Days” by Bucks Fizz peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Helpless” by Tracey Ullman peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Choose You” by Paris peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I'm Warning You” by Gayle Adams peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Listen To Your Father” by Feargal Sharkey peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “M Style” by Lords Of The New Church peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Naughty Times” by Cutty peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Penny Lover” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Pulling Punches” by David Sylvian peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Rock The Box” by Sylvester peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Runaway Love” by Linda Clifford peaked at number 95 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Shooting From The Heart” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Wanderer” by Status Quo peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Too Late For Goodbyes” by Julian Lennon peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “When The Rain Begins To Fall” by Jermaine Jackson And Pia Zadora peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “You Turn Me On” by Rick James peaked at number 89 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “Blue Jean” by David Bowie peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Cover Me” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Flesh For Fantasy” by Billy Idol peaked at number 28 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “No Say In It” by The Machinations peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Sunglasses At Night” by Corey Hart peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Lucky One (Like A Wild Bird Of Pray)” by Laura Branigan peaked at number 48 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “By Night” by The Bats peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Let's Go Crazy” by Prince And The Revolution peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Smooth Operator” by Sade peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “Freedom” by Wham! peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down” by Paul Young peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “No More Lonely Nights” by Paul McCartney peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Private Dancer” by Tina Turner peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Second Time” by Kim Wilde peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Austria 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “All Of You” by Julio Iglesias And Diana Ross peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Careless Whisper” by George Michael peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1984, “People From Ibiza” by Sandy Marton peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)” by Phil Collins peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “All Of You” by Julio Iglesias And Diana Ross peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Besoin de rien, envie de toi” by Peter et Sloane peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Blue Jean” by David Bowie peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Dieu que c'est beau” by Daniel Balavoine peaked at number 47 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Din daa daa (Trommeltanz)” by George Kranz peaked at number 45 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Débranche!” by France Gall peaked at number 44 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Désir, désir” by Véronique Jannot / Laurent Voulzy peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Femme libérée” by Cookie Dingler peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “High Energy” by Evelyn Thomas peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “High On Emotion” by Chris de Burgh peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Hong-Kong Star” by France Gall peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Je ne t'écrirai plus” by Claude Barzotti peaked at number 40 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Les deux écoles” by Michel Sardou peaked at number 48 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Mickey Donald et moi...” by Douchka peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Pull marine” by Isabelle Adjani peaked at number 39 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Self Control” by Laura Branigan peaked at number 13 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Still Loving You” by Scorpions peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Susanna” by The Art Company peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “T'as le look, coco” by Laroche-Valmont peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Reflex” by Duran Duran peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Torture” by The Jacksons peaked at number 14 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Toute première fois” by Jeanne Mas peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “What's Love Got To Do With It” by Tina Turner peaked at number 21 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “When Doves Cry” by Prince And The Revolution peaked at number 32 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “Forever Young” by Alphaville peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down” by Paul Young peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, “A Letter To You” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Chinese Eyes” by Fancy peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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