Weekly update: 28th June – 4th July 2021

This week:

1983, David Bowie performed to 47,444 fans at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, on the Serious Moonlight tour, then the biggest concert ever in Scotland.
Let’s Dance Lyric video
”Heroes” Worksheet

2002, as part of his role as Artistic Director of the Meltdown Festival at London’s Royal Festival Hall, David Bowie performed his 1977 Low album in its entirety.
“Heroes” Worksheet Lyric Video

1964, ‘Love Me Do’ became The Beatles’ fourth US Number One, remaining at the top for one week.
An integrated technical-cultural-linguistic experience in Modern Music History Love Me Do Lyric video

The anniversary of the signing of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (1968)
Worksheet: This Is War – 30 Seconds To Mars

1956, Elvis Presley recorded ‘Hound Dog’, ‘Any Way You Want Me’ and ‘Don’t Be Cruel’ with the Blue Moon Boys and The Jordanaires in a seven-hour session at RCA’s New York studios.
Hound Dog Worksheet Lyric video

1975, Queen opened their own studio, Mountain Studios, in Montreux, Switzerland.
Bohemian Rhapsody Worksheet Karaoke Video

Independence Day in the U.S.A.
American Saturday Night – Brad Paisley
America – West Side Story
American Idiot – Green Day
Speak Up video: Tu Vuò Fà L’Americano

Number Ones, 28th June:

UK Elvis Presley-Surrender
US Gary U.S. Bonds-Quarter To Three

UK Middle Of The Road-Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
US Carole King-It’s Too Late

UK Michael Jackson-One Day In Your Life
US Kim Carnes-Bette Davis Eyes

UK Color Me Badd-I Wanna Sex You Up
US Paula Abdul-Rush Rush

UK Shaggy-Angel
US Christina Aguilera, Lil’ Kim, Mýa & Pink-Lady Marmalade

UK Example-Changed The Way You Kiss Me
US Adele-Rolling In The Deep

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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