Weekly update: 18th – 24th April 2022

This week:

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

International Mother Earth Day
Michael Jackson: Heal The WorldEarth SongPlanet Earth
I Need To Wake Up – Melissa Etheridge
Awakening – Anna Maria Jopek
The 3 R’s (The Magic Number) – Jack Johnson
What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
Colors Of The Wind – Vanessa Williams
Dear World – Echosmith

English Language Day
Worksheet: English Is Crazy – Pete Seeger
Speak Up Article: How Good Is Their English?

1992, David Bowie married Iman Abdulmajid at a small civil ceremony in Lausanne, Switzerland. They had a church ceremony in Florence on 6th June, later saying “at the back of our minds our real marriage, sanctified by God, had to happen in a church.”
Bruno Mars-Marry You: Lyric Video

Number Ones, 18th April:

UK The Shadows – Wonderful Land
US Shelley Fabares-Johnny Angel

UK Royal Scots Dragoon Guards-Amazing Grace
US Roberta Flack-The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

UK Bucks Fizz-My Camera Never Lies
US Joan Jett & The Blackhearts-I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll

UK Right Said Fred-Deeply Dippy
US Vanessa Williams-Save The Best For Last

UK Gareth Gates-Unchained Melody
US Jennifer Lopez-Ain’t It Funny (feat. Ja Rule)

UK Carly Rae Jepsen-Call Me Maybe Worksheet
US fun.-We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monàe) Worksheet Speak Up video

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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