Home DFS SB OD SDN

Notice: How To Tip The Webmaster.


You are at the section The 80's Datebook

The 80's Datebook for November 26

Related Events on This Date

In 1980, “Wings Over America,” the concert movie starring Paul McCartney and Wings premiered in New York. The flick is about the first American tour of Paul McCartney and Wings. It documented a show from the groupʹs 1976 tour.

In 1982, Howard Cossell called his last fight after being disgusted by the Larry Holmes-Tex Cobb mismatch where Holmes won a unanimous decision to retain his world heavyweight title in Houston.

In 1983, An audience reputedly of 80,000 watched a David Bowie concert in Auckand, New Zealand.

In 1983, On the cover of TV Guide: “Linda Evans and Kenny Rogers”. Other Articles: Whiz Kids, Carlene Watkins

In 1983, Quiet Riotʹs “Metal Health” was the number one album.

In 1983, R.C., “Crumblin' Down” by John Cougar Mellencamp peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Heart And Soul” by Huey Lewis and The News peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” by Michael Jackson peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, After 518 goals and 14 years of service with the Montreal Canadiens, hockey player Guy Lafleur (“The Flower”) decided to retire from the sport. In Louisville, Kentucky, William Schroeder became the second recipient of an artificial heart when he underwent surgery at Humana Hospital; he lived for 620 days following the implanting of the device.

In 1984, On Days of our Lives, when Bo Brady (Peter Reckell) returned to the beach where he found his brother's "dead" body, Roman (Wayne Northrop) was no longer there.

In 1985, The “Late Night With David Letterman Tokyo Special” with Kenny Rogers and a special edition of “Ask Melman-San.” (The show actually was taped at Lettermanʹs New York studio home, with an audience made up mostly of Japanese Americans.) Remember theme nights back then?

In 1986, The movie “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1987, On Another World, a captive Cass Winthrop (Stephen Schnetzer) came face-to-face with his evil lookalike, Rex Allingham, who was pretending to be Cass and about to marry Nicole Love (Anne Marie Howard). Later, Nicole heard Rex fighting with his lover, Monique Berajacques (Tracy Kolis), and saw him push Monique to her death.

In 1988, On the cover of TV Guide: “Barbara Walters Specials”. Other Articles: Hollywood Fashion Game, Mary Tyler Moore

In 1988, R.C., “Desire” by U2 peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1988, R.C., “Hippy Hippy Shake” by Georgia Satellites peaked at #45 on the pop singles chart.

In 1988, R.C., “Small World” by Huey Lewis and The News peaked at #25 on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, More than 45 acts participated in an earthquake relief “Rock-A-Thon” broadcast on public television and in Northern California. Concerts were held in San Francisco, Oakland and Watsonville, the town hit hardest by the quake.

In 1989, “Americaʹs Funniest Home Videos” debuted as a special on ABC-TV; it later became a successful regular series.

In 1980, "Rockshow" was released by Miramax Films / MPL Communications; Paul McCartney, Linda McCartney, Denny Laine, Jimmy McCulloch, Joe English; Concert; Live action

In 1986, "The Mosquito Coast" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures; Peter Weir (director); Paul Schrader (screenplay); Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Conrad Roberts, Andre Gregory, Martha Plimpton, Dick O'Neill, Jadrien Steele, Jason Alexander, William Newman, Aurora Clavel, Butterfly McQueen, Melanie Boland, Hilary Gordon, Rebecca Gordon, Alice Heffernan-Sneed; Drama; Live Action

In 1986, "Nutcracker: The Motion Picture" was released by Atlantic Releasing Corporation / Pacific Northwest Ballet / Hyperion Pictures / The Kushner-Locke Company; Carroll Ballard (director); Musical, Christmas; Live Action

In 1986, "Solarbabies" was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Alan Johnson (director); Walon Green, Douglas Anthony Metrov (screenplay); Richard Jordan, Jami Gertz, Jason Patric, Lukas Haas, Charles Durning, James LeGros, Peter DeLuise, Adrian Pasdar, Sarah Douglas, Frank Converse, Terrence Mann, Alexei Sayle, Bruce Payne, Willoughby Gray, Claude Brooks, Peter Kowanko; Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 1986, "Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home" was released by Paramount Pictures; Leonard Nimoy (director); Steve Meerson, Peter Krikes, Nicholas Meyer, Harve Bennett (screenplay); William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan, Walter Koenig, Nichelle Nichols, George Takei, Jane Wyatt, Catherine Hicks, Mark Lenard, Robin Curtis, Robert Ellenstein, John Schuck, Brock Peters, Michael Berryman, Grace Lee Whitney, Jane Wiedlin, Vijay Amritraj, Majel Barrett, Nick Ramus, Kirk R. Thatcher, Jeff Lester, Joe Lando, Madge Sinclair; Sci-Fi; Live Action

U.S. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “Crumblin' Down” by John Mellencamp peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Desire” by U2 peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Heart And Soul” by Huey Lewis And The News peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Am Love” by Jennifer Holliday peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I Believe In You” by Stryper peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Just Can't Walk Away” by The Four Tops peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Like” by Men Without Hats peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Need You” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I'm Gonna Miss You” by Kenny Loggins peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Invisible Hands” by Kim Carnes peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Killing Me Softly (With His Song)” by Al B. Sure! peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Kissing A Fool” by George Michael peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Small World” by Huey Lewis And The News peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Hippy Hippy Shake” by The Georgia Satellites peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “The Smile Has Left Your Eyes” by Asia peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

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

In 1988, “Big League” by Tom Cochrane And Red Rider peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Heart And Soul” by Huey Lewis And The News peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “In A Big Country” by Big Country peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “My Song” by Glass Tiger peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)” by Paul Young peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, ✪ “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club peaked at number 2 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Didn't Know It Was Love” by Survivor peaked at number 89 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Rave On” by John Cougar Mellencamp peaked at number 18 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Slow Turning” by John Hiatt peaked at number 40 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Small World” by Huey Lewis And The News peaked at number 17 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Walk Away” by Michael Bolton peaked at number 42 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Thriller” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “A Solid Bond In Your Heart” by The Style Council peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Dear God” by Midge Ure peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Don't You” by Second Image peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Everything I Miss At Home” by Cherrelle peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Freaks (Live)” by Marillion peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Wanna Be With You” by Armenta peaked at number 93 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “In Your Room” by The Bangles peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “It's A Trip” by Children Of The Night peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Let Me Be Yours” by Five Star peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Life's Just A Ballgame” by Womack And Womack peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Lost Again” by Yello peaked at number 73 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Love Hangover '88” by Diana Ross peaked at number 75 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Love Is On Our Side Again” by Julio Iglesias peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Magnetic” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 92 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Missing You” by Chris de Burgh peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Need You Tonight” by INXS peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Never Never” by The Assembly peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Nightingales” by Prefab Sprout peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Punish Me With Kisses” by Glove peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Ready Steady Who (Ep)” by The Who peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Real Gone Kid” by Deacon Blue peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Rock Me” by Heavy Pettin' peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Sunshine On Leith” by The Proclaimers peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Thank You For The Music” by ABBA peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “The Clairvoyant” by Iron Maiden peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Theme From 'Reilly - Ace Of Spies'” by The Olympic Orchestra peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Time For Some Fun” by Central Line peaked at number 99 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Twist And Shout” by Salt-N-Pepa peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Life Begins At 40” by Dave And The Dynamos peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, ✪ “Parents Just Don't Understand” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince peaked at number 49 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Love Bites” by Def Leppard peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Modern Love” by David Bowie peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Nothing Can Divide Us” by Jason Donovan peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, ✪ “Parents Just Don't Understand” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Bad Young Brother” by Derek B peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Am The Need” by Terror Of Tinytown peaked at number 48 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I Don't Want Your Love” by Duran Duran peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “I'm Sorry” by Hothouse Flowers peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Long Hot Summer (It Don't Matter What I Do)” by The Style Council peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Mary, Mary” by Run-D.M.C. peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Nothing Can Divide Us” by Jason Donovan peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Perfect” by The The peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Undercover Of The Night” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, “(Hey You) The Rock Steady Crew” by The Rock Steady Crew peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Eyes That See In The Dark” by Kenny Rogers peaked at number 42 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Get It On” by Spence peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Halt mich” by Herbert Grönemeyer peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Indestructible” by The Four Tops Featuring Smokey Robinson peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Je bent voor mij de man” by Corry peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Motormania” by Roman Holiday peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Right By Your Side” by Eurythmics peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Show Me The Way To Paradise” by Maywood peaked at number 43 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Stand Up For Your Love Rights” by Yazz peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Tahiti” by David Essex peaked at number 47 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Take A Look” by Level 42 peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Union Of The Snake” by Duran Duran peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

France 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “I Owe You Nothing” by Bros peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Monkey” by George Michael peaked at number 34 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Papillon de nuit” by France Gall peaked at number 23 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Rio de janvier” by Gold peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Touchy!” by a-ha peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Tribute (Right On)” by The Pasadenas peaked at number 14 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1988, “Je ne sais pas pourquoi” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Orinoco Flow” by Enya peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland 1980s Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Herz ist Trumpf (Dann rufst du an...)” by Trio peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Je ne sais pas pourquoi” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Missing You” by Chris de Burgh peaked at number 20 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1988, “Never Trust A Stranger” by Kim Wilde peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Menu:
The 80's Datebook Main Page January February March April May June July August September October November November 1 November 2 November 3 November 4 November 5 November 6 November 7 November 8 November 9 November 10 November 11 November 12 November 13 November 14 November 15 November 16 November 17 November 18 November 19 November 20 November 21 November 22 November 23 November 24 November 25 November 26 November 27 November 28 November 29 November 30 November 31 December
Related:
TLB Pop Memories Blog The Big Datebook Unusual Video Daily Pop Singles Chart Debuts Chart Peaks Daily The 80's Datebook The 90's Datebook The 70's Datebook
Market Zone:
Dave's Fun Stuff
TV Zone:
Find your favorite TV shows with "Let's Watch TV!"
Notable:
Dave's Fun Stuff SDN Media News and More
Footer:
Dave's Fun Stuff Super Birthdays Contact Webmaster



© 1995-2023. davesfunstuff.com. All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website without expressed written consent is prohibited.

Help Support Our Ad-Free Web Section

Just use our PayPal link to pay.

Please Donate Cash to help pay for webhosting, domain payments, expenses and labor in keeping this section going. Thank you.

$2, $5, $10, $20, $50, $75, $100, $ANY

Notice Of Disclosure (updated June 2023):

"David Tanny is the owner and operator of the domains davesfunstuff.com and davidtanny.com"

Website Cookie Policy