Weekly update: 17th – 23rd January 2022

This week:

17th
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Worksheet: Pride (In the Name of Love) / MLK – U2
Lyric Videos:
Pride (In the Name of Love) MLK

18th
1996, Lisa Marie Presley filed for divorce from Michael Jackson, ending their 19-month marriage.
You Are Not Alone: Worksheet Lyric Video

19th
1994, John Lennon was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Paul McCartney giving a speech recalling his memories of their years together.
John Lennon – Working Class Hero: WorksheetLyric Video

20th
1979, Queen played ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ for the first time, at the Stadthalle, Bremen, Germany.
WorksheetLyric Video

21st
1969, Elvis Presley recorded ‘In The Ghetto’ at a late night session at American Studios, Memphis.
Lyric Video

22nd
1972, Melody Maker magazine published an interview with David Bowie where he said “I’m gay, and always have been, even when I was David Jones.”
Space Oddity: WorksheetLyric Video

23rd
1988, ‘The Way You Make Me Feel’, the 3rd single and 3rd Number One from Bad, reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100, giving Michael Jackson his 10th solo chart topper.
Lyric Video

Number Ones, 17th January:

1962
UK Cliff Richard-The Young Ones
US Chubby Checker-The Twist

1972
UK The New Seekers-I’d Like To Teach The World To Sing

US Don McLean-American PieWorksheet

1982
UK Bucks Fizz-The Land Of Make Believe
US Olivia Newton-John-Physical

1992
UK Queen-Bohemian Rhapsody Worksheet
US Michael Jackson-Black Or White

2002
UK Daniel Bedingfield-Gotta Get Thru This
US Nickelback-How You Remind Me

2012
UK Flo Rida-Good Feeling
US LMFAO-Sexy And I Know It

2022
UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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