Weekly update: 22nd – 28th April 2024

This week:
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

ANZAC Day, Australia & New Zealand
Waltzing Matilda: WorksheetLyric Video

1993, Michael Jackson made surprise visits to the Watts Health Foundation and two schools in Los Angeles South Central as part of his ‘Heal L.A.’ tour.
Heal The World: WorksheetLyric Video

1972, John Lennon declared publicly that deportation proceedings against him were politically motivated. New York Mayor John Lindsey wrote to US Immigration appealing for the decision to be reversed.
Working Class Hero: WorksheetLyric Video

1956, Col. Parker organised a matinée show for teenagers during Elvis Presley’s residency at the New Frontier Hotel, Las Vegas, with tickets costing $1 and including a free drink.
All Shook Up: WorksheetLyric Video

Number Ones, 22nd 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 MFSB – T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia) (feat. The Three Degrees)

UK Lionel Richie-Hello
US Phil Collins-Against All Odds

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

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

UK Sigma-Nobody To Love
US Pharrell Williams-Happy Worksheet Speak Up video

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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