Weekly update: 24th – 30th July 2023

This week:

1985, it was announced that Michael Jackson would star in Captain EO, a 3D science-fiction musical film written by George Lucas and directed by Francis Ford Coppola, to be shown exclusively at Disneyland and Disney World.
Thriller Worksheet Lyric video

1969, David Bowie performed a Maltese song with his English lyrics and ‘When I Live My Dream’ at Malta’s International Song Festival, winning second place. He also played an impromptu show for crew of the USS Saratoga at the port of Valletta.
When I Live My Dream Lyric Video

1967, The Beatles chartered a yacht to visit the Greek island they hoped to buy.
Here Comes The Sun WorksheetLyric Video

1986, Queen played at Budapest’s Nepstadion, Hungary, becoming the first western act since Louis Armstrong in 1964 to perform in Eastern Europe. The concert was released on CD and DVD in 2012.
We Will Rock You Worksheet Lyric Video

1968, war photographer Don McCullin shot The Beatles in seven different London locations on what became known as The Mad Day Out.
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-DaWorksheet Lyric video

1963, a Monday, David Bowie spent the day at Nevin D Hirst Advertising in New Bond Street, London, in his short-lived career as a junior visualiser/paste up artist, his only 9-to-5 job. He later said he “loathed it”.
Dolly Parton – 9 To 5 Worksheet Lyric video

International Day of Friendship
You’ve Got A Friend – Carole King
That’s What Friends Are For – Dionne Warwick & Friends
With A Little Help From My Friends – The Beatles
Wannabe – The Spice Girls
Skeleton Song –Kate Nash

Number Ones, 24th July:

UK Frank Ifield-Confessin’ (That I Love You)
US Jan & Dean-Surf City

UK Peters and Lee-Welcome Home
US Jim Croce-Bad, Bad Leroy Brown

UK Paul Young-Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)
US The Police-Every Breath You Take Worksheet

UK Take That-Pray

UK Beyoncé-Crazy In Love
US Beyoncé-Crazy In Love

UK Robin Thicke-Blurred Lines (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)

US Robin Thicke-Blurred Lines (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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