Weekly update: 15th – 21st April 2024

This week:
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

1960, Elvis Presley and girlfriend Anita Wood attended Easter Sunday Mass at Memphis’ First Assembly of God Church, but had to leave when their presence caused a disruption.
Take Me To Church – Hozier: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

2015, Ringo Starr was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Paul McCartney. They then performed ‘With A Little Help From My Friends’ and ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ together.
With A Little Help From My Friends: WorksheetLyric Video

1997, in Paris police closed surrounding roads when Michael unveiled a waxwork of himself at the Grévin Museum. Mime artist Marcel Marceau gave a surprise performance at the ceremony.
Thriller: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

Anniversary of the death of Avicii (2018)
Wake Me Up: WorksheetLyric VideoRoadshow Video
Waiting For Love: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

Anniversary of the death of Prince (2016)
Purple Rain: Worksheet Lyric Video

Number Ones, 15th April:

UK Doris Day-Secret Love
US Perry Como-Wanted

UK The Beatles-Can’t Buy Me Love
US The Beatles-Can’t Buy Me Love

UK Terry Jacks-Seasons In The Sun
US Elton John-Bennie and the Jets

UK Lionel Richie-Hello
US Kenny Loggins-Footloose

UK Take That – Everything Changes
US R. Kelly-Bump ‘n’ Grind

UK McFly-5 Colours In Her Hair
US Usher-Yeah

UK Aloe Blacc-The Man
US Pharrell Williams-Happy Worksheet Speak Up video

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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