Weekly update: 22nd – 29th August 2021

This week:

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

International Day Against Nuclear Tests
The Unforgettable Fire – U2:  Worksheet Lyric Video

Number Ones, 23rd August:

UK Helen Shapiro-You Don’t Know
US Bobby Lewis-Tossin’ And Turnin’

UK Diana Ross-I’m Still Waiting
US The Bee Gees-How Can You Mend A Broken Heart

UK Shakin’ Stevens – Green Door
US Diana Ross-Endless Love (with Lionel Richie)

UK Bryan Adams-Everything I Do (I Do It For You)
US Bryan Adams-Everything I Do (I Do It For You)

UK So Solid Crew-21 Seconds
US Alicia Keys-Fallin’

UK Nero-Promises
US LMFAO-Party Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & Goonrock)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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