Tag: Dont You Want Me

17-Jul

This Day In 80s Music, July 17th

On this day in 1982: Irene Cara was at #1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Fame’, which was based on the hit TV series about a New York drama school. Cara (who played the role of Coco Hernandez in the original movie) won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Golden Globe […]

10-Jul

This Day In 80s Music, July 10th

On this day in 1982: The Human League started their second of three weeks at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Don’t You Want Me.” It was the fourth single released off their third studio album ‘Dare.’ It would be ranked the #6 song for the entire year of 1982 by Billboard Magazine on […]

03-Jul

This Day In 80s Music, July 3rd

On this day in 1982: British synthpop group The Human League went to #1 on the U.S. singles chart with “Don’t You Want Me.” It would spend three weeks in the top spot. It was released on November 27, 1981 as the fourth single from their third studio album ‘Dare.’ The band’s best known and […]

12-Dec

This Day In Music, December 12th

On this day in 1981: The Human League had their only U.K. #1 single with ‘Don’t You Want Me.’ The Christmas #1 hit of 1981 in the U.K., the biggest U.K. seller of 1981 and Virgin Records’ first #1 U.K. single. It would spend five weeks at #1 in the U.K. The group’s singer Phil […]

23-Nov

This Day In Music, November 23rd

On this day in 1986: The Human League were enjoying top spot on the U.S. singles chart with “Human.” “Human” was released as the first single from their 1986 album ‘Crash’. The track, which deals with the subject of infidelity, was written and produced by Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis. The song topped the charts in […]

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