Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, June 4th

On this day in 1983: The Police started a four week run at #1 in the U.K. with ‘Every Breath You Take’ the group’s fifth and final #1 single. Taken from the bands album Synchronicity, Sting won Song of the Year and The Police won Best Pop Performance for the song at the 1984 Grammy Awards.

On this day in 1984: Bruce Springsteen released the album, ‘Born In The USA’, which became the best-selling album of 1985 in the United States (and also Springsteen’s most successful album ever). The album produced a record-tying string of seven Top 10 singles (tied with Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ and Janet Jackson’s ‘Rhythm Nation 1814’)


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