Tag: 1989

26-Nov

This Day In Music, November 26th (Turkey Day Edition)

Happy Thanksgiving from Charlie’s 80s Attic! We are thankful for all of our listeners and wish each and every one of you a terrific turkey day! In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are going back to ALL of the Thanksgivings of the 80s and letting you know what the #1 song on Thanksgiving Day was […]

25-Nov

This Day In Music, November 25th

On this day in 1984: The cream of the British pop world gathered at S.A.R.M. Studios, London to record the historic ‘Do They Know It’s Christmas?’ The single, which was written by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure, featured Paul Young, Bono, Boy George, Sting and George Michael. It went on to sell over three million copies […]

18-Nov

This Day In Music, November 18th

On this day in 1989: Bad English started their second week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘When I See You Smile.’ It was written by Diane Warren and was released in September 1989 as the second single taken from their self titled debut album which was released in June of 1989. The […]

04-Nov

This Day In Music, November 4th

On this day in 1984: Prince played the first of seven nights at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan which was the start of his 87-date North American Purple Rain tour. The outing marked the live debut of his new band The Revolution. On this day in 1989: Roxette scored their second U.S. #1 […]

28-Oct

This Day In Music, October 28th

On this day in 1989: Janet Jackson started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814’. Only one of three albums to produce seven Top 10 U.S. singles, (the other two being ‘Thriller’ by her brother Michael Jackson and Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born In the U.S.A.). It is […]

18-Oct

This Day In Music, October 18th

On this day in 1989: Janet Jackson was enjoying her second week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Miss You Much.’ The song would go on to spend four consecutive weeks in the top spot. ‘Miss You Much’ was released as the lead single from her fourth studio album Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814. […]

07-Oct

This Day In Music, October 7th

On this day in 1989: Paula Abdul went to #1 on the U.S. album chart with ‘Forever Your Girl’. Abdul spent sixty-four consecutive weeks on the Billboard 200 album chart before hitting #1, making it the longest time for an album to reach the number one spot. Forever Your Girl was the debut studio album for […]

12-Sep

This Day In Music, September 12th

On this day in 1987: Michael Jackson kicked of his Bad World Tour by playing the first of three sold-out nights at Korakuen Stadium in Tokyo, Japan. By the end of the 123-date tour, Jackson had played to over 4 million fans across fifteen countries. On this day in 1989: Aerosmith released ‘Pump’ their tenth […]

09-Sep

This Day In Music, September 9th

On this day in 1989: New Kids On The Block scored their second U.S. #1 single with ‘Hangin’ Tough’, a #1 in the U.K. later in 1990. The group also went to #1 on the U.S. album chart on this day with ‘Hangin Tough’. With sales of more than 14 million copies worldwide to date, Hangin’ […]

Top