Tag: Stars on 45

03-Jul

This Day In Music, July 3rd

On this day in 1981: Kim Carnes was enjoying her SIXTH week in the #1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Bette Davis Eyes.’ “Bette Davis Eyes” is a song originally written and composed by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon in 1974, but made popular by American singer Kim Carnes in 1981. Carnes’ 1981 version spent […]

19-Jun

This Day In Music, June 19th

On this day in 1981: Stars on 45 ended Kim Carnes’ FIVE week run at #1 with their “Stars on 45 Medley” titled “INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE MY CAR/ DO YOU WANT TO KNOW A SECRET/WE CAN WORK IT OUT/I SHOULD HAVE KNOWNBETTER/NOWHERE MAN/YOU’RE GOING TO LOSE THAT GIRL/STARS ON 45″ This single […]

03-Jun

This Day In Music, June 3rd

On this day in 1981: Let’s take a look at the Top 10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 for this day in 1981: 1 1 BETTE DAVIS EYES –•– Kim Carnes (EMI-America)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)2 2 BEING WITH YOU –•– Smokey Robinson (Tamla)-16 (2)3 5 MEDLEY: INTRO VENUS/SUGAR SUGAR/NO REPLY/I’LL BE BACK/DRIVE […]

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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