1988 – Bon Jovi’s and Motley Crue manager Doc McGhee pleaded guilty to importing more than 40,000lb of marijuana into the US. “Doc” McGhee is an American music manager, best known for working with KISS, Bon Jovi and Mötley Crüe. The latter two groups experienced their rise to stardom under his management. He has also […]
1988 – Wet Wet Wet went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut LP ‘Popped In ‘Souled Out’.
1988 – Tina Turner gave herself a place in the record books when she performed in front of 182,000 people in Rio De Janeiro. The largest audience ever for a single artist.
1988 – George Michael went to No.1 on the US album charts with his debut solo album ‘Faith’. It went on to sell over 8 million copies.
1988 – former Go-Go’s singer Belinda Carlisle scored her first UK No.1 single with ‘Heaven Is A Place On Earth.’
1988 – 24 years after The Beatles first topped the chart, George Harrison went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Got My Mind Set On You’.
1988 – “So Emotional” becomes the sixth consecutive No. 1 hit for Whitney Houston, following “Saving All My Love For You,” “How Will I Know,” “The Greatest Love of All,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)” and “Didn’t We Almost Have It All.”
1988 – Whitney Houston scored her sixth consecutive No.1 in the US with ‘So Emotional’.
1988 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “So Emotional,” Whitney Houston.
1988 – Michael Jackson and Bono shared first place in an American poll of ‘The Most Beautiful Lips.’