Weekly update: 18th – 24th January 2021

This week:

18th
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Worksheet: Pride (In the Name of Love) / MLK – U2
Lyric Videos:
Pride (In the Name of Love) MLK

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

24th
International Day of Education
Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) – Pink Floyd: WorksheetLyric VideoTric & Trac (audio translation)
ABC – The Jackson 5: WorksheetLyric VideoSpeak Up Video

Number Ones, 18th January:

1961
UK Johnny Tillotson-Poetry in Motion
US Bert Kaempfert-Wonderland By Night

1971
UK Clive Dunn-Grandad
US George Harrison-My Sweet LordWorksheet

1981
UK John Lennon-ImagineWorksheet

US John Lennon-(Just Like) Starting Over

1991
UK Iron Maiden-Bring Your Daughter… To The Slaughter
US Madonna-Justify My Love

2001
UK Rui Da Silva-Touch Me (feat. Cassandra)
US Destiny’s Child-Independent Women

2011
UK Rihanna-What’s My Name (ft. Drake)
US Katy Perry-FireworkWorksheet

2021
UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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