Weekly update: 22nd – 28th August 2022

This week:

1980, Queen’s single ‘Another One Bites The Dust’ was released in the UK.
Worksheet Lyric Video

1962, John Lennon married Cynthia Powell at Mount Pleasant registry office in Liverpool, telling his Aunt Mimi the day before. Following the ceremony he travelled to Chester for a Beatles concert.
Please Please Me: Worksheet Karaoke Video

1990, Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker, a video game based on the 1988 film, was released by Sega.
Jackson 5 – ABC: Worksheet – Lyric Video

1992, 84 children aged 8 to 16 attended the second day of the first Heal The World European Children’s Congress at Regent’s College, London. Michael Jackson joined them for lunch, despite a case of laryngitis.
Heal The World: Worksheet – Lyric Video

1965, Davie Jones & The Lower Third, with a young David Bowie on vocals and saxophone, performed at the 100 Club, London, broadcast live by Radio Caroline.
Fashion: Lyric Video

1965, The Beatles visited Elvis Presly at his home on Perugia Way, Bel Air, LA. The conversation was stilted, but days later John asked The King’s friend Jerry Schilling to tell him “Without Elvis, there would be no Beatles”.
All Together Now: Worksheet – Lyric Video

1971, in the dressing room of the Hotel Hilton, Las Vegas, Elvis Presley was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award, at 36 the youngest living artist to receive this. It was his second Grammy.
All Shook Up Worksheet Lyric Video

Number Ones, 22nd August:

UK Frank Ifield-I Remember You
US Neil Sedaka-Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

UK Alice Cooper-School’s Out
US Gilbert O’Sullivan-Alone Again (Naturally)

UK Dexy’s Midnight Runners-Come On Eileen
US Survivor-Eye Of The Tiger

UK Snap!-Rhythm Is A Dancer
US Boyz II Men-End Of The Road

UK Darius-Colourblind
US Nelly-Dilemma (featuring Kelly Rowland)

UK Wiley-Heatwave (feat. Rymez & Ms D)
US Carly Rae Jepsen-Call Me Maybe Worksheet

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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