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In 1982, “Built For Speed” album by Stray Cats was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1982, “Hello, I Must Be Going” album by Phil Collins was released.

In 1983, R.C., “Foolin'” by Def Leppard peaked at #28 on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “If Anyone Falls” by Stevie Nicks peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “One Thing Leads To Another” by The Fixx peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Spice Of Life” by Manhattan Transfer peaked at #40 on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Uptown Girl” by Billy Joel peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1984, The Supreme Court ruled that the NFL could not block future franchise moves and had exceeded antitrust limits in attempting to stop a move by the Oakland Raiders to Los Angeles.

In 1984, Wham! released “Make It Big.”

In 1985, On Ryan's Hope, Ryan Fenelli (Yasmine Bleeth) asked D.J. LaSalle (Christian Slater) to take an at-home test that was due the next day. Meanwhile, Dakota and Jillian shared a kiss.

In 1985, On Santa Barbara, during a party at the Orient Express, a distraught Eden Capwell (Marcy Walker) told Cruz Castillo (A Martinez) he loved himself more than he loved her. As she walked away Eden announced to the party guests that she and Cruz were planning on announcing their engagement but now it was not going to happen ("The party is over!")

In 1985, Patty Duke became the second woman to be elected president of SAG.

In 1987, “Beverly Hills Buntz” TV Crime Drama began airing on NBC

In 1988, R.C., “Kokomo” by Beach Boys peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. Itʹs from the Tom Cruise movie “Cocktails”. it is their first number one hit on the charts since “Good Vibrations” 22 years earlier.

In 1988, R.C., “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, Barry Sadler…the U.S. Army veteran who topped the U.S. singles chart for five weeks in 1966 with “The Ballad of The Green Berets”…died at the age of 51. 14 months earlier, heʹd been shot in the head during a robbery at his home in Guatemala and had suffered brain damage.

In 1989, Need more excitement in the bedroom? Ann Landers suggests bondage? “The final word from here is that whatever turns you on is OK so long as there is mutual consent and no inflicting of pain…I had no idea so many people in the United States and Canada were tying each other up.”

In 1989, The Sports Almanac says transvestite bowlers have been invading the womenʹs pro-bowling circuit.

In 1982, "Fast-Walking" was released by Pickman Films / Lorimar Productions; James B. Harris (director/screenplay); Ernest Brawley (screenplay); James Woods, Tim McIntire, Kay Lenz, Robert Hooks, Charles Weldon, M. Emmet Walsh, Susan Tyrrell, John Friedrich, Lance LeGault, Timothy Carey, Sydney Lassick, Helen Page Camp, K Callan; Drama; Live Action

In 1982, "The Man from Snowy River" was released by 20th Century Fox; George T. Miller (director); John Dixon (screenplay); Kirk Douglas, Jack Thompson, Tom Burlinson, Sigrid Thornton, Lorraine Bayly, Terence Donovan, Tommy Dysart, Tony Bonner, June Jago, Chris Haywood, Gus Mercurio, Bruce Kerr, David Bradshaw, Kristopher Steele, Howard Eynon; Western, Drama; Live Action

In 1982, "Piranha II: The Spawning" was released by Saturn International Pictures / Brouwersgracht Investments / Chako Film Company; James Cameron, Ovidio G. Assonitis (directors); Charles H. Eglee (screenplay); Tricia O'Neil, Lance Henriksen, Steve Marachuk, Ted Richert, Ricky G. Paull, Leslie Graves, Carole Davis, Carolyn De Fonseca, Albert Sanders, Tracy Berg, Phil Colby, Hildy Maganasun, Connie Lynn Hadden, Anne Pollack, Arnie Ross, Lee Krug, Sally Ricca, Phil Mullins, Kidd Brewer Jr., Jan Eisner Mannon, Ancil Gloudon, Paul Drummond, Stevie Cox; Horror; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “Automatic Man” by Michael Sembello peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Can't Shake Loose” by Agnetha Fältskog peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Caught In The Game” by Survivor peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Downtown Life” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Favorite Waste Of Time” by Bette Midler peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Foolin'” by Def Leppard peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Got A New Love” by Good Question peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “If Anyone Falls” by Stevie Nicks peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Kokomo” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Lucky” by Eye To Eye peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “One Thing Leads To Another” by The Fixx peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Spice Of Life” by The Manhattan Transfer peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Tonight, I Celebrate My Love” by Peabo Bryson And Roberta Flack peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Burning Down The House” by Talking Heads peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Don't Forget To Dance” by The Kinks peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Everyday I Write The Book” by Elvis Costello And The Attractions peaked at number 40 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Modern Love” by David Bowie peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Pale Shelter (You Didn't Give Me Love)” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Queen Of The Broken Hearts” by Loverboy peaked at number 28 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Don't Walk Away” by Pat Benatar peaked at number 63 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Endless Night” by Eye Eye peaked at number 29 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Heaven In My Hands” by Level 42 peaked at number 75 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Indestructable” by The Four Tops peaked at number 14 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “King Of Emotion” by Big Country peaked at number 68 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Never Tear Us Apart” by INXS peaked at number 2 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “One Moment In Time” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 4 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “When I Fall In Love” by Natalie Cole peaked at number 24 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Kissing With Confidence” by Will Powers peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Acid Man” by Jolly Roger peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Answer Me” by The Silencers peaked at number 89 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Can You Feel It” by Fingers Inc. peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Can You Party” by Royal House peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Can't Let You Go” by Rainbow peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Control I'm Here” by Nitzer Ebb peaked at number 100 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Destination Zululand” by King Kurt peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Eternal Nightmare” by Violence peaked at number 96 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Fallen Angel” by Poison peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Girl You Know It's True” by Milli Vanilli peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Guns For Hire” by AC/DC peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Heavy Metal Love” by Helix peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Jump In The River” by Sinéad O'Connor And Karen Finley peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Kiss The Bride” by Elton John peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Kiss” by The Art Of Noise Featuring Tom Jones peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Over And Over” by Shalamar peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Please Don't Make Me Cry” by UB40 peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Put A Hold On It” by Eddy Grant peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Rainbow In The Dark” by DIO peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Revolutions” by Jean-Michel Jarre peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “State Of Art” by Friends Again peaked at number 93 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Take A Look” by Level 42 peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “The Entertainer” by The Belle Stars peaked at number 95 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Golden Boy” by Freddie Mercury And Montserrat Caballé peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Party” by Kraze peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The River” by David Essex peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Union Of The Snake” by Duran Duran peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Uptown Girl” by Billy Joel peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Where's Your Child” by Bam Bam peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “A Groovy Kind Of Love” by Phil Collins peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Big Log” by Robert Plant peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Sexy Girl” by Sabrina peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Some People (Have All The Fun)” by Jon English peaked at number 50 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Tougher Than The Rest” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “You And Me” by The Cockroaches peaked at number 44 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, ✪ “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Alvison Park” by The Mockers peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Angel Eyes (Home And Away)” by Wet Wet Wet peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Delirious” by Prince peaked at number 33 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Dreaming In A Life” by The Body Electric peaked at number 31 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Fields Of Fire (400 Miles)” by Big Country peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Gold” by Spandau Ballet peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Got A New Love” by Good Question peaked at number 42 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Man Whose Head Expanded” by The Fall peaked at number 35 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Stop Your Fussin'” by Toni Childs peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Streets Of Your Town” by The Go-Betweens peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Superstitious” by Europe peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Talkin' Bout A Revolution” by Tracy Chapman peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “There's A Beat Going On...” by Londonbeat peaked at number 35 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Two Strong Hearts” by John Farnham peaked at number 28 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “'s Nachts na tweeën” by De Havenzangers peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “All Night Long (All Night)” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Chance” by Big Country peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Doe iets” by Frank Boeijen Groep peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Like Chopin” by Gazebo peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “La Di Da” by Vanessa [NL] peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Mamma Maria” by Ricchi And Poveri peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Nightline” by Randy Crawford peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Stop Doggin' Me Around” by Klique peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Harder I Try” by Brother Beyond peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Vrienden blijven doen we altijd” by André van Duin And Willeke Alberti peaked at number 37 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Domino Dancing” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Hands To Heaven” by Breathe peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Hunger” by Carola peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Listen To Your Heart” by Roxette peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Nightline” by Randy Crawford peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Riders On The Storm” by Annabel Lamb peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Secret Land” by Sandra peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1983, “So Many Men, So Little Time” by Miquel Brown peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Amour de voyou” by Gérard Blanchard peaked at number 50 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Another Part Of Me” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 32 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I maschi” by Gianna Nannini peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Superstitious” by Europe peaked at number 33 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Girl You Know It's True” by Milli Vanilli peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Hunger” by Carola peaked at number 7 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Go For Gold” by The Winners peaked at number 20 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I Don't Want Your Love” by Duran Duran peaked at number 15 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Je suis, tu es [deutsche Version]” by The Shorts peaked at number 26 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Mama” by Genesis peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Modern Love” by David Bowie peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Secret Land” by Sandra peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Teardrops” by Womack And Womack peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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