Brentwood, 6.51pm: 21°C, few clouds

GR80’s October

1982 – Madonna’s debut single, “Everybody”, is released on Sire Records. Critically, the song did not receive any acclaim and failed to enter the official Billboard Hot 100 chart. It did, however, appear on the dance charts.

Michael Jackson – Man in the Mirror
Paul Simon – You Can Call Me Al
Texas – I Don’t Want A Lover
Whitney Houston – How Will I Know
Madonna – Everybody
Billy Joel – We Didn’t Start the Fire
Squeeze – Labelled With Love
CATS – Rum Tum Tugger
Wham! –Edge of Heaven
Prefab Sprout – The King of Rock and Roll
Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson – Say Say Say
The Rolling Stones – Emotional Rescue
Cyndi Lauper – Time after Time
Van Halen – Jump
R.E.M. – Orange Crush
Holly Johnson – Love Train
Will Downing – A Love Supreme
The Lotus Eaters – The First Picture of You
Prince and the Revolution – Raspberry Beret
Dolly Parton – 9 to 5

9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL has strictly limited season at the West End’s Savoy Theatre opening in January next year. Starring Louise Redknapp, Amber Davies, Natalie McQueen and Brian Conley 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL tells the story of three workmates pushed to boiling point by their sexist and egotistical boss.
9 to 5 the musical website

The Specials – Ghost Town
The Cure – The Love Cats

#1 this week
Musical Youth – Pass The Dutchie (1982)
U2 – Desire (1988)

ABC – Tears are Not Enough
Spandau Ballet – Lifeline
Janet Jackson – Nasty