Weekly update: 15th – 21st 2024

This week:
15th
1958, Julia Lennon, John’s mother, was killed in a car accident returning from a visit to Aunt Mimi’s, who was raising 17-year-old John.
Julia Lyric Video

16th
1984, Queen’s single ‘It’s A Hard Life’ was released in the UK.
Lyric video
Let Me Live Worksheet

17th
World Day For International Justice
Worksheets:
Biko – Peter Gabriel
They Dance Alone (Cueca Solo) – Sting / Mothers Of The Disappeared – U2

18th
Mandela Day
Worksheet: 46664 (That’s My Number) – Nelson Mandela

19th
1986, 1998 and 1999, Michael Jackson was in Johannesburg, South Africa, for Nelson Mandela’s birthday celebrations.
Heal The World WorksheetLyric Video

20th
Anniversary of the First Moon Landing (1969)
Space Oddity – David Bowie: Worksheet Lyric Video

21st
2003, Michael Jackson released a statement saying he believed that downloading songs over the Internet should not be illegal.
Hold My Hand Worksheet Lyric video

Number Ones, 15th July:

1954
UK David Whitfield with the Mantovani Orchestra his Orchestra-Cara Mia
US Kitty Kallen-Little Things Mean A Lot

1964
UK Animals-House Of The Rising Sun
US The Beach Boys-I Get Around

1974
UK Charles Aznavour-She
US George McCrae-Rock Your Baby

1984
UK Frankie Goes To Hollywood-Two Tribes
US Prince-When Doves Cry

1994
UK Wet Wet Wet-Love Is All Around
US All-4-One-I Swear

2004
UK Usher-Burn
US Fantasia-I Believe

2014
UK Ariana Grande-Problem (feat. Iggy Azalea)
US Iggy Azalea-Fancy (feat. Charli XCX)

2024
UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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