Weekly update: 10th – 16th April 2023

This week:

Anniversary of Paul McCartney’s announcement he was leaving the Beatles (1970)
Twenty Beatles worksheets
Speak Up videos: Beatles nameBeatles Grammar mistakes

1976, Queen played the first show of an 8-date tour of Australia, at the Entertainments Centre, Perth.
We Will Rock You: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

International Day of Human Space Flight
Space Oddity – David Bowie: WorksheetLyric Video

2009, BBC Radio 2 announced that ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ was the second most played song in public places in the last 75 years.
WorksheetLyric Video Speak Up Video

1989, Whitney Houston presented Michael Jackson with a Special Achievement Award at Neverland Ranch, in a live video link to the first World Music Awards show in Monaco.
Whitney Houston – Greatest Love Of All: Worksheet Lyric Video

Anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic (1912)
My Heart Will Go On – Céline Dion: Worksheet Lyric Video

1973, John Lennon was interviewed at the Beverly Hills Hotel by friend Elliot Mintz, a journalist who the previous year had lost his radio job for playing Some Time In New York City in its entirety. Lennon claimed he and Yoko did not have marital problems.
Imagine: Worksheet Lyric Video

Number Ones, 10th April:

UK Cliff Richard-Summer Holiday
US The Chiffons-He’s So Fine

UK Gilbert O’Sullivan-Get Down
US Vicki Lawrence-The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia

UK David Bowie-Let’s Dance
US Michael Jackson-Billie Jean

UK The Bluebells–Young At Heart
US Snow-Informer

UK Room 5- Make Luv (feat. Oliver Cheatham)
US 50 Cent-In Da Club

UK PJ & Duncan-Let’s Get Ready to Rhumble
US Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop Worksheet

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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