Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, May 18th

On this day in 1985: Simple Minds were at #1 on the US singles chart with ‘Don’t You Forget About Me’, (a #7 hit in the UK). Written by Keith Forsey (who won an Oscar for “Flashdance… What a Feeling”) and Steve Schiff (guitarist and songwriter from the Nina Hagen band), the track was featured in the 1985 American teen drama film The Breakfast Club.

Here is the full top 10 for this day back in 1985:


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