1981 – Australian singer Rick Springfield started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Jessie’s Girl’

1981 – Australian singer Rick Springfield started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Jessie’s Girl’, which later won the singer a Grammy Award for Best Male Rock Vocal Performance. The song was at No.1 when MTV launched on 1 August 1981. Rick had played Noah Drake in the TV show General Hospital.

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