Charlie's 80s Blog

This Day In Music, July 6th

On this day in 1984: The Jacksons kicked off their North American Victory tour at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City. Over 2 million people attended the 55 concerts which grossed over $75 million. Michael Jackson donated $5 million of the proceeds to various charities.

On this day in 1985: Phil Collins went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Sussudio’, his third U.S. #1, it made it to #12 in the U.K. The track was taken from his third solo studio album, No Jacket Required.

Here’s a look at the entire Top 10 on the U.S. singles chart for this day in 1985:

1 2 SUSSUDIO –•– Phil Collins (Atlantic)-9 (1 Week at #1) (1)
2 3 A VIEW TO A KILL –•– Duran Duran (Capitol)-8 (2)
3 4 RASPBERRY BERET –•– Prince & The Revolution (Paisley Park)-8 (3)
4 1 HEAVEN –•– Bryan Adams (A&M)-12 (1)
5 6 THE SEARCH IS OVER –•– Survivor (Scotti Brothers)-12 (5)
6 8 WOULD I LIE TO YOU? –•– Eurythmics (RCA)-11 (6)
7 13 YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE –•– Whitney Houston (Arista)-9 (7)
8 14 EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY –•– Paul Young (Columbia)-9 (8)
9 12 VOICES CARRY –•– ‘Til Tuesday (Epic)-13 (9)
10 5 ANGEL –•– Madonna (Sire)-11 (5)

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