Weekly update: 4th – 10th September 2023

This week:

Anniversary of the surrender of Apache chief Geronimo U.S. government troops (1886)
Geronimo – Sheppard: Worksheet Lyric VideoSpeak Up video

International Day of Charity
Another Day In Paradise – Phil Collins
Do They Know It’s Christmas? – Band Aid 19842014

1966, in preparation for his role as Private Gripweed in the film How I Won The War John Lennon had a haircut and wore his iconic granny glasses for the first time.
John Lennon & Yoko Ono – Happy Xmas (War Is Over): Worksheet – Lyric Video

1977, David Bowie recorded his appearance on ITV’s Marc Bolan Show, broadcast on 28th September, where he sang “Heroes” and jammed with his old friend in what was to be Marc’s last performance before his fatal car crash nine days later.
“Heroes”: Worksheet
T.Rex-Debora Lyric Video

1987, ‘I Just Can’t Stop Loving You’ , a duet with Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett, entered the Billboard Hot 100. Michael wanted Whitney Houston to sing it, but her record company refused. The song became the first of 5 consecutive Number 1s from the Bad album.
Lyric Video

Whitney Houston – Greatest Love Of All: Worksheet

1956, Elvis Presley made his first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show performing four songs including ‘Hound Dog’, being filmed only from the waist up. He was watched by 80% of television viewers.
Hound Dog: Worksheet Lyric Video

World Suicide Prevention Day
Everybody Hurts – R.E.M.

Jeremy – Pearl Jam
Good Grief – Bastille
Tric & Trac (audio translation) Stuck In A Moment You Can’t Get Out Of – U2

Number Ones, 4th September:

UK Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas-Bad To Me
US The Angels-My Boyfriend’s Back

UK Donny Osmond-Young Love
US Stories-Brother Louie

UK UB40-Red Red Wine
US Eurythmics-Sweet Dreams

UK Culture Beat-Mr. Vain
US UB40-(I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You

UK Blu Cantrell & Sean Paul-Breathe
US Beyoncé-Crazy In Love

UK Ellie Goulding-Burn
US Robin Thicke-Blurred Lines (ft. T.I. & Pharrell)

UK Official Singles Charts
US Billboard Hot 100

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