Tag: Diane Warren

04-Apr

This Day In 80s Music, April 4th

On this day in 1987: On this day in 1987: Starship started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now.’ It is the theme to the romantic comedy film ‘Mannequin.’ It would be ranked the #5 song for the entire year of 1987 by Billboard Magazine. […]

17-Dec

This Day In Music, December 17th

On this day in 1983: Culture Club, Duran Duran, and The Police all appeared on the children’s U.K. TV show Saturday Superstore. On this day in 1988: Chicago was starting their second of two weeks at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Look Away.” Written by Diane Warren, produced by Ron Nevison, with Bill Champlin on […]

05-Dec

This Day In Music, December 5th

On this day in 1987: Belinda Carlisle went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Heaven Is a Place on Earth’. The ex Go-Go’s member’s first and only solo #1. The song was released as the lead single from her second solo album ‘Heaven on Earth’ on September 14, 1987, and it reached #1 on […]

09-May

This Day In Music, May 9th

On this day in 1980: ‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ by The Boomtown Rats won the best pop song and outstanding British lyric categories at the 25th Ivor Novello Awards. Boomtown Rats lead singer Bob Geldoff was inspired to write the song after reading about the tragic shooting spree where 16-year-old Brenda Spencer killed two people and […]

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