Tag: Physical

07-Nov

This Day In Music, November 7th

On this day in 1981: Hall & Oates started a two week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Private Eyes’. This single was the band’s third of six number one hits (the first two being ‘Rich Girl’ and ‘Kiss On My List’), and their second #1 hit of the 1980s at the […]

21-Aug

This Day In Music, August 21st

On this day in 1982: Survivor was enjoying its 5th week at #1 on the U.S. Singles Chart. It was released as a single from their third album of the same name and was also the theme song for the film Rocky III, which was released a day before the single. The song was written by […]

17-Aug

This Day In Music, August 17th

On this day back in 1980: Olivia Newton John was enjoying her 3rd consecutive week at #1 on the U.S. singles charts with ‘Magic’. ‘Magic’ was recorded for the soundtrack to the 1980 film Xanadu. Written and produced by John Farrar, it was released as the lead single from the soundtrack on May 23, 1980. The […]

24-Jul

This Day In Music, July 24th

On this day in 1982: Survivor started a six week run at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Eye Of The Tiger’, taken from the film ‘Rocky III’. Also #1 in the U.K. Survivor won the Grammy Award for Best Rock Performance for the song. The song was released as a single from their […]

10-Jun

This Day In Music, June 10th

On this day in 1982: Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder were enjoying their FOURTH week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Ebony and Ivory.’ It would stay #1 for a total of SEVEN weeks. It would be ranked the #4 song of the entire year of 1982 behind ‘Physical’ by Olivia Newton John, […]

13-May

This Day In Music, May 13th

On this day back in 1981: Kim Carnes was enjoying her first week at the top spot on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Bette Davis Eyes.’ The song would spend five consecutive weeks at #1, giving up the top spot to Stars on 45 and their ‘oldies’ medley in late June. ‘Bette Davis Eyes’ would […]

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