1984 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Karma Chameleon,” Culture Club. The song is the group’s biggest hit in England and only No. 1 single in the U.S. Lyrics: Is there loving in your eyes all the way. If I listened to your lies would you say I’m a man (a man) without conviction, […]
1984 – Frankie Goes To Hollywood started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Relax!’ UK music TV show Top Of The Pops’ were unable to feature the song due to a BBC ban. (It made No.10 in the US).
1984 – Madonna made her first appearance in the UK when she appeared on C4 TV music program The Tube performing ‘Holiday’. The show was broadcast live from the Hacienda Club in Manchester.
1984 – The Eurythmics begin a grueling 175-date world tour in Australia.
1984 – Michael Jackson is hospitalized with scalp burns after a spark ignites his hair during filming of a Pepsi TV commercial.
1984 – Yoko Ono donated £250,000 ($425,000) to Liverpool old people’s home Strawberry Fields.
1984 – Soul star Jackie Wilson dies of a heart attack at the age of 49. He had six No. 1 songs on Chart Toppers’s R&B singles charts, including “Lonely Teardrops,” which stays at No. 1 for seven weeks in 1958.
1984 – Yes started a two-week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Owner Of A Lonely Heart ‘a No.28 hit in the UK.
1984 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Owner of a Lonely Heart,” Yes.
1984 – Paul and Linda McCartney were arrested in Barbados for drug possession and were each fined $200 (£117).
1984 – Bette Midler films the video for her cover of the Rolling Stones’ “Beast of Burden” with Mick Jagger.
1984 – Paul McCartney was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Pipes Of Peace.’ McCartney made history by becoming the first artist to have a No.1 in a group, (The Beatles), in a duo, (with Stevie Wonder), in a trio, (with Wings) and as a solo artist.