Weekly update: 2nd – 8th November 2020

This week:

2nd
2018, The film ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ premiered in the U.S.A.
Worksheet Lyric Video

3rd
1979, ‘Rock With You’, the second single from Michael Jackson’s Off The Wall, was released. It became his third solo Number One, spending four weeks at the top of the Billboard Hot 100.
Lyric VideoOff The Wall Lyric Videos,

4th
1963, The Beatles played at the Royal Command Performance in London in the presence of the Queen Mother, with John Lennon making his famous “rattle your jewellery” joke before ‘Twist And Shout’.
Twist & Shout : Worksheet Lyric Video

5th
Guy Fawkes/Bonfire Night
Firework – Katy Perry Worksheet Lyric Video

6th
1948, 13-year-old Elvis Presley played guitar and sang ‘Leaf On A Tree’ as a farewell to Milam Junior School, Tupelo, before he and his family left for Memphis.
Hound Dog: Worksheet Lyric Video

7th
Anniversary of the death of Leonard Cohen (2016)
Hallelujah: Worksheet Lyric Video

8th
1972, after the badly attended Ziggy Stardust show in Phoenix, Arizona, on the 4th, the Spiders had a nine-day break, remaining in the city. David Bowie shaved off his eyebrows.
Five Years: Worksheet Lyric Video

Number Ones, 2nd November:
1960
UK Roy Orbison-Only The Lonely
US Brenda Lee-I Want To Be Wanted

1970
UK Matthews Southern Comfort-Woodstock
US The Jackson 5-I’ll Be There

1980
UK Barbra Streisand-Woman In Love
US Barbra Streisand-Woman In Love

1990
UK The Beautiful South – A little time
US Janet Jackson-Black Cat

2000
UK Steps-Stomp
US Christina Aguilera-Come On Over (All I Want is You)

2010
UK Bruno Mars-Just The Way You Are (Amazing)
US Far*East Movement-Like a G6 (feat. Cataracs & Dev)

2020
UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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