1984 – The Prince film “Purple Rain” premieres. … Read more

1984 – The Prince film “Purple Rain” premieres. …

1984 – The Prince film “Purple Rain” premieres. Purple Rain is a 1984 feature film directed by Albert Magnoli and written by Magnoli and William Blinn. Prince stars in this movie, which was developed to showcase his particular talents. The film was very successful earning nearly US$100 million at the box office. A sequel titled […]

1984 – Phillippe Wynne of the Spinners dies of a h… Read more

1984 – Phillippe Wynne of the Spinners dies of a h…

1984 – Phillippe Wynne of the Spinners dies of a heart attack at the age of 43. The group’s only No. 1 song was “Then Came You,” a million-selling collaboration with Dionne Warwick. The group also had two million-selling No. 2 songs, “The Rubberband Man” and “Working My Way Back to You/Forgive Me, Girl.”