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In 1980, Martin Scorseseʹs “Raging Bull” starring Robert DeNiro as boxer Jake LaMotta opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1980, THE MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Host BILLY CRYSTAL welcomes YES, SUSAN ANTON, DON McLEAN, FRED KNOBLOCK

In 1981, America goes down under as Australian musicians held a record four spots on Americaʹs Top Ten: Air Supply, “Here I Am (Just When I Thought I Was Over You)”; Little River Band, “The Night Owls”; Olivia Newton-John, “Physical”; Rick Springfield, “Iʹve Done Everything for You.” All this and yet no Paul Hogan yet.

In 1981, On the cover of TV Guide: “Loretta Lynn”. Other Articles: TV Station Run By Kids.

In 1981, On “Saturday Night Live”, Eddie Murphy and Joe Piscopo wrestle for the right to introduce Billy Joel later in the show. Later, host Bernadette Peters overpowers Murphy so she can deliver the introduction.

In 1981, R.C., “Destroyer” by The Kinks peaked at #85 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by The Police peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Just Once” by Quincy Jones featuring James Ingram peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Mistaken Identity” by Kim Carnes peaked at #60 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Theme From Hill Street Blues” by Mike Post and Larry Carlton peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, TVʹS “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” Musical Guests: GO-GOs (“OUR LIPS ARE SEALED”, “WE GOT THE BEAT”), BILLY JOEL (“SHEʹS GOT A WAY”, “MIAMI 2017”)

In 1983, Genie Francis returned for a brief stint as Laura Spencer on General Hospital. Francis and co-star Anthony Geary (Luke) appeared on Good Morning, America earlier in the day to promote her return.

In 1983, Ozzy Osbourn released his “Bark at the Moon” album.

In 1983, “Seven And The Ragged Tiger” album by Duran Duran was released

In 1984, On One Life to Live, Asa (Phil Carey) was determined to stop Bo and Didi's upcoming wedding.

In 1984, On Santa Barbara, Dominic's identity was revealed to be Sophia Capwell (Judith McConnell).

In 1985, Jon Lindstrom made his first appearance as Dr. Mark McCormick on Santa Barbara.

In 1985, On General Hospital, Celia (Sherilyn Wolter) was unhappy when she found Jimmy Lee (Steve Bond) and Lorena (Shelley Taylor Morgan) working out together at the spa.

In 1986, On Another World, Reginald Love (John Considine) interrupted Michael (Kale Browne) and Donna's (Anna Stuart) wedding. Meanwhile, when Peter and Brittany faced off with loaded guns, it was Brittany (Sharon Gabet) that fired the first shot.

In 1986, “Notorious” album by Duran Duran was released

In 1987, Aerosmithʹs “Dude (Looks Like a Lady)” starts a ten-week run on the Billboard Magazineʹs Top 40 charts. Itʹs reported that Steve Tylerʹs bandmates have angrily rejected his suggestion the group dress in drag for the accompanying music video.

In 1987, On the cover of TV Guide: “Ted Danson and Kirstie Alley of Cheers”. Other Articles: Ozzie and Harriet, Sledge Hammer!

In 1987, R.C., “Breakout” by Swing Out Sister peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “China In Your Hand” by TʹPau peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart and stayed ther for five weeks.

In 1988, TV Guide Listing: 8 p.m./ET “Newhart” (CBS): Stephanie (Julia Duffy) blanches, afraid her “bloodʹs not blue anymore,” when she learns who donated the AB-negative for her emergency appendectomy. Dick: Bob Newhart. Larry: William Sanderson. Darryl Number 1: Tony Papenfuss. Darryl Number 2: John Voldstad.

In 1988, “Murphy Brown”, TV Comedy, starring Candice Bergen, debut on CBS. She stars as the aggressive, politically savvy network news correspondent.

In 1988, “Smashes, Thrashes and Hits” album by Kiss was released

In 1988, “Threeʹs a Crowd” co-star Mary Cadorette appears as the very first (fired) secretary in the debut episode of “Murphy Brown.” Her performance is so well received that when it comes time to trim the show down to add more commercial space for its syndication run, Cadoretteʹs role is completely edited out, and her name is taken out of the credits, along with fellow actress Kathleen Freeman.

In 1988, “Whoʹs Better, Whoʹs Best” album by The Who was released

In 1980, "The Idolmaker" was released by United Artists; Taylor Hackford (director); Edward di Lorenzo (screenplay); Ray Sharkey, Peter Gallagher, Joe Pantoliano, Tovah Feldshuh, Paul Land, Maureen McCormick, Olympia Dukakis, John Aprea; Musical, Drama; Live action

In 1980, "Raging Bull" was released by United Artists; Martin Scorsese (director); Paul Schrader, Mardik Martin (screenplay); Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty, Nicholas Colasanto, Theresa Saldana, Frank Vincent, Lori Anne Flax, Mario Gallo, Frank Adonis, Joseph Bono, Frank Topham, Charles Scorsese, Geraldine Smith, Candy Moore, James V. Christy, Peter Savage, Don Dunphy, McKenzie Westmore, Gene LeBell, Shay Duffin, Martin Scorsese, John Turturro, Coley Wallace, Johnny Barnes, Bill Hanrahan, Kevin Mahon, Eddie Mustafa Muhammad, Floyd Anderson, Johnny Turner, Louis Raftis; Biography, Sports, Drama; Live action

In 1986, "Hoosiers" was released by Orion Pictures; David Anspaugh (director); Angelo Pizzo (screenplay); Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley, Maris Valainis, Brad Long, Steve Hollar, Fern Persons, Chelcie Ross, David Neidorf, Brad Boyle, Wade Schenck, Kent Poole, Scott Summers; Sports; Live Action

In 1986, "Streets of Gold" was released by 20th Century Fox; Joe Roth (director); Heywood Gould, Richard Price, Tom Cole, Dezsö Magyar (screenplay); Klaus Maria Brandauer, Adrian Pasdar, Wesley Snipes, Angela Molina, Elya Baskin, Rainbow Harvest, John Mahoney, Dan O'Shea; Drama; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, ✪ “Destroyer” by The Kinks peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Bet Your Heart On Me” by Johnny Lee peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Breakout” by Swing Out Sister peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Crazy World” by Big Trouble peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “It's A Sin” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Just Once” by Quincy Jones Featuring James Ingram peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “La-La Means I Love You” by Tierra peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Magic Power” by Triumph peaked at number 51 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Mistaken Identity” by Kim Carnes peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Pay The Devil (Ooo, Baby, Ooo)” by The Knack peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Silent Morning” by Noel peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Sugar Free” by Wa Wa Nee peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Sweet Rachel” by Beau Coup peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Theme From 'Hill Street Blues'” by Mike Post Featuring Larry Carlton peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, ✪ “More Stars On 45 (ABBA Medley) (U.S.A. Version)” by Stars On 45 peaked at number 36 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, ✪ “Working In The Coal Mine” by Devo peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “All I Have To Do Is Dream” by Andy Gibb And Victoria Principal peaked at number 39 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Back To The 60's (medley)” by Tight Fit peaked at number 48 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Betcha Say That” by Gloria Estefan And The Miami Sound Machine peaked at number 37 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Don't Make Me Wait For Love” by Kenny G Featuring Lenny Williams peaked at number 60 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Hard To Say” by Dan Fogelberg peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “I Could Never Miss You (More Than I Do)” by Lulu peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “The Friends Of Mr. Cairo” by Jon And Vangelis peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “Betcha Say That” by Gloria Estefan And The Miami Sound Machine peaked at number 37 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Don't Make Me Wait For Love” by Kenny G Featuring Lenny Williams peaked at number 60 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “A Girl I Used To Know” by Danny Wilson peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Back Seat Education” by Zodiac Mindwarp peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Can U Dance” by Kenny Jason And Eddie Smith peaked at number 67 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “China In Your Hand” by T'Pau peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Darklands” by The Jesus And Mary Chain peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by The Police peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Funky Like A Train” by The Equals peaked at number 82 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Got My Mind Set On You” by George Harrison peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Wonder Who She's Seeing Now” by The Temptations peaked at number 90 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Joan Of Arc” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “L.O.V.E.” by Orange Juice peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Let Me Introduce You To My Family” by The Stranglers peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Little Lady” by Aneka peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Living In A Box” by Bobby Womack peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Mob Rules” by Black Sabbath peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Mr. Johnson” by Yes/No People peaked at number 99 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “No Memory” by Scarlet Fantastic peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Paid In Full” by Eric B. And Rakim peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Solitude Standing” by Suzanne Vega peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Sunny Day” by Pigbag peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Sweat In Bullet” by Simple Minds peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “System Of Survival” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Godfather” by Spoonie Gee peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Visions Of China” by Japan peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Warm Wet Circles” by Marillion peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “When She Was My Girl” by The Four Tops peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “When You Were Sweet Sixteen” by The Fureys And Davie Arthur peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “You Didn't Believe Me” by Stray Cats peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, ✪ “Marijuana Australiana / Ned Kelly's Tunes” by The Bushwackers peaked at number 77 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, ✪ “Working On My Tan / On A Roll” by Tim Curry peaked at number 91 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “D-Days / Time Is Free” by Hazel O'Connor peaked at number 96 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Don't Tell Me Now” by Mental As Anything peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Hammerhead” by James Reyne peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Hearts / Freeway” by Marty Balin peaked at number 42 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Maybe Tomorrow / Help Yourself To Each Other” by Normie Rowe peaked at number 56 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Precious To Me / Baby It's You” by Phil Seymour peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Queen Of Hearts / River Of Love” by Juice Newton peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Start Me Up / No Use In Crying” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Weoh, Weoh, Weoh / One Way” by The Boys peaked at number 76 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “You Want It, You Got It / Who Do You Think We Are” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 74 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, ✪ “Girlfriend In A Coma” by The Smiths peaked at number 29 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, ✪ “Hooked On Classics (medley)” by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Brilliant Disguise” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Crazy” by Icehouse peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Didn't We Almost Have It All” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 49 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Electric Blue” by Icehouse peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Endless Love” by Diana Ross And Lionel Richie peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Getting Jumpy” by The Androids peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Holliedaze (A Medley)” by The Hollies peaked at number 37 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Let's Work” by Mick Jagger peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Lost In Emotion” by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “One In Ten” by UB40 peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Who Found Who” by Jellybean Featuring Elisa Fiorillo peaked at number 46 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, ✪ “Love Potion Number Nine” by Lee Towers peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, ✪ “O Superman” by Laurie Anderson peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “A New Tomorrow” by Piet Veerman peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Crazy” by Icehouse peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” by The Police peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Faith” by George Michael peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Here I Go Again [1987]” by Whitesnake peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “I Am A Camera” by The Buggles peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Let Your Body Move It” by Fat Eddy Band peaked at number 45 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Let's Groove” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Little Lies” by Fleetwood Mac peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Lock Up Your Daughters” by Slade peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Love Games” by Level 42 peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Maybe Tomorrow” by UB40 peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Only In My Dreams” by Debbie Gibson peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Pretend” by Alvin Stardust peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “R.R. Express” by Rose Royce peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Rent” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Teenage Queenie” by Pussycat peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Real Thing” by Jellybean Featuring Steven Dante peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Twilight” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Under Your Thumb” by Godley And Creme peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Walk On The Wild Side” by Coco M. peaked at number 49 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Wired For Sound” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, ✪ “Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)” by Abigail Mead And Nigel Goulding peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Faith” by George Michael peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Let Me Love You” by John Norum peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1987, “You Win Again” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1981, “Crazy Music” by Ottawan peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Das schaffst du nicht” by Ibo peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

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

In 1987, “Heart Over Mind” by Jennifer Rush peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Ja, wenn wir alle Englein wären” by Fred Sonnenschein und seine Freunde peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Japanese Boy” by Aneka peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Just Another Broken Heart” by Sheena Easton peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Never Let Me Down Again” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 29 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Sweetheart - Darlin' - My Deer (Lisa My Love)” by Mixed Emotions peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Whiteland” by Opus peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1987, “You Win Again” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “Bad” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Djobi djoba” by Gipsy Kings peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “La bamba '87” by Ritchie Valens peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Scatterlings Of Africa” by Johnny Clegg And Savuka peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “Criticize” by Alexander O'Neal peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Faith” by George Michael peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “Beethoven (I Love To Listen To)” by Eurythmics peaked at number 19 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Love In The First Degree” by Bananarama peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Someone Like You” by Bangkok peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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