Weekly update: 15th – 21st June 2020

This week:

15th
1968, in their first official appearance together John Lennon and Yoko Ono planted acorns for peace at Coventry Cathedral. These were quickly stolen by Beatles fans and replacements were put under 24-hour guard.
Imagine Worksheet Give Peace A Chance Lyric Video

16th
Anniversary of the release of the film Grease (1978)
Worksheets: Summer NightsGrease

Speak Up video
Lyric Videos for The Original Soundtrack

17th
1997, Michael Jackson attended The Three Tenors concert, featuring Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo and José Carreras, in Modena, Italy. He performed the HIStory concert in Milan the next day.
Ed Sheeran – Perfect (with Andrea Bocelli) Worksheet
Nessun Dorma Lyric Video

18th
Anniversary of The Battle Of Waterloo (1815)
Waterloo – ABBA Worksheet Lyric Video

19th
Birthday of Aung San Suu Kyi
Walk On – U2 Worksheet Lyric Video

20th
1955, Elvis Presley played the first two of five sold-out performances to over 12,000 fans in two days, in Beaumont, Texas, in benefit shows for the local police department.
Hound Dog Worksheet Lyric Video

21st
World Music Day
Over 13,000 karaoke songs
Over 360 worksheets

Number Ones, 15th June:

1960
UK The Everly Brothers – Cathy’s Clown
US The Everly Brothers – Cathy’s Clown

1970
UK Mungo Jerry-In The Summertime
US The Beatles-The Long And Winding RoadWorksheet

1980
UK Johnny Mandel-Suicide Is Painless (Theme from M*A*S*H)
US Lipps Inc.-Funkytown

1990
UK New Order-World In Motion
US Wilson Phillips-Hold On

2000
UK Sonique-It Feels So Good
US Santana-Maria Maria

2010
UK David Guetta-Gettin’ Over You (ft. Chris Willis, Fergie and LMFAO)
US Usher-OMG (feat. will.i.am)

2020
UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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