Tag: Down Under

12-Feb

This Day In Music, February 12th

On this day in 1983: Men At Work returned to the #1 position on the Billboard Hot 100 with “Down Under.” It has been #1 for three consecutive weeks starting on January 15, 1983 through February 4, 1983 then ‘Africa’ by Toto took over the top spot on February 5, 1983. ‘Down Under’ would be […]

29-Jan

This Day In Music, January 29th

On this day in 1983: Australian group Men At Work went to #1 on the U.K. singles chart and were starting their 3rd week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Down Under.’ Their debut album ‘Business As Usual’ was also at #1 on the U.S. and U.K album charts simultaneously on this day. […]

15-Jan

This Day In Music, January 15th

On this day in 1983: Men At Work started a four week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Down Under’ which was the Australian group’s second U.S. #1 hit. ‘Down Under’ was originally released in 1980 as the B-Side to their first local single titled “Keypunch Operator”, released before the band signed with […]

13-Nov

This Day In Music, November 13th

On this day in 1981: U2 kicked off a 23 date North American ‘October’ tour at JB Scott’s in Albany, New York. On this day in 1982: Men At Work started a 15-week run at #1 on the U.S. album chart with their debut album ‘Business As Usual’, which went on to sell over five […]

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