Weekly update: 26th July – 1st August 2021

This week:

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

1969, Elvis Presley returned to live performance after nine years with a 29-day, 56-show sold-out residency at Las Vegas’ newly opened International Hotel.
Full concert

1997, Michael Jackson performed the HIStory concert at Friedrich Ludwig Jahn Sportspark Stadium, Berlin. There were nine shows in Germany, more than in any other country.
HIStory Lyric Videos

Number Ones, 26th July:

UK The Everly Brothers-Temptation
US Bobby Lewis-Tossin’ And Turnin’

UK T.Rex-Get It On
US The Raiders-Indian Reservation (The Lament of the Cherokee Reservation Indian)

UK The Specials-Ghost Town
US Air Supply-The One That You Love

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

UK Robbie Williams-Eternity
US Usher-U Remind Me

UK The Wanted-Glad You Came
US LMFAO-Party Rock Anthem (feat. Lauren Bennett & Goonrock)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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