Weekly update: 14th – 20th February 2022

This week:

14th
Valentine’s Day
Worksheets
That’s Amore – Dean Martin: Speak Up videoLyric video

15th
1973, Elvis Presley interrupted the Dinner Show at the Hilton Hotel, Las Vegas, saying he had the flu. He returned to complete the show but cancelled the midnight one.
All Shook Up: WorksheetLyric Video

16th
1968, John and Cynthia Lennon with George and Pattie Harrison arrived in Delhi, India, to study Transcendental Meditation with Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in Rishikesh. The other Beatles and partners arrived four days later.
The Beatles – An integrated technical-cultural-linguistic experience in Modern Music History

17th
1975, the single ‘Young Americans’ was released in the USA four days before the UK and became David Bowie’s biggest US hit to date, reaching Number 28 on the Billboard Hot 100.
Lyric Video

18th
1990, Freddie Mercury made his final public appearance with Queen to collect the BRIT Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music, in London.
We Are The Champions: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

19th
1996, Michael Jackson was presented with a special Artist Of A Generation Award at the BRIT Awards in London. He performed ‘Earth Song’, after which singer Jarvis Cocker was arrested for invading the stage.
Earth Song: Worksheet Lyric Video

20th
1963, The Beatles had their first live radio performance playing two songs on BBC’s Parade Of The Pops, driving from Liverpool to London. They then drove another 160 miles for a concert in Yorkshire.
Please Please Me: Worksheet Karaoke Video

Number Ones, 14th February:

1962
UK Cliff Richard-The Young Ones
US Joey Dee & The Starliters-Peppermint Twist

1972
UK T.Rex-Telegram Sam

US Al Green-Let’s Stay Together

1982
UK The Jam-Town Called Malice
US The J. Geils Band-Centerfold

1992
UK Wet Wet Wet-Goodnight Girl
US Right Said Fred-I’m Too Sexy

2002
UK Enrique Iglesias-Hero
US Usher-U Got It Bad

2012
UK David Guetta-Titanium (feat. Sia)
US Adele-Set Fire To The Rain

2022
UK Official Singles Charts
US Bill
board Hot 100

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