Weekly update: 24th – 30th August 2020

This week:

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

International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Worksheet: They Dance Alone (Cueca Solo) – Sting / Mothers Of The Disappeared – U2

Lyric Videos: They Dance Alone (Cueca Solo) – Sting / Mothers Of The Disappeared – U2
Anniversary of the Italian release of the film Grease (1978)
Worksheets: Summer NightsGrease

Speak Up video
Lyric Videos for The Original Soundtrack

Number Ones, 24th August:

UK Cliff Richard & The Shadows-Please Don’t Tease
US Elvis Presley-It’s Now Or Never

UK Elvis Presley-The Wonder of You
US Bread-Make It With You

UK David Bowie-Ashes To Ashes
US Olivia Newton-John-Magic

UK Partners In Kryme-Turtle Power
US Mariah Carey-Vision Of Love

UK Melanie C-I Turn To You
US Sisqó-Incomplete

UK Flo Rida-Club Can’t Handle Me (feat. David Guetta)
US Eminem-Love The Way You Lie (feat. Rihanna)

UK Official
Singles Charts

US Billboard Hot 100

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