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GR80’s Clunk Click

This week in 1983 the wearing of seat belts became compulsory in the front of passenger cars. The advertising slogan at the time was “Clunk Click Every Trip”

This week in 1982: K.C. and the Sunshine Band’s Harry Wayne Casey was seriously injured in an car accident in Florida. He was left partially paralyzed for six months, and had to re-learn how to walk, dance, and play the piano, but by the end of the year he was back in the recording studio.

Stevie Wonder – Master Blaster
Michael Jackson – Dirty Diana
The Dream Academy – Life in a Northern Town
Pet Shop Boys – Heart
Madonna – True Blue
Debbie Harry – French Kissin in the USA
Sheena Easton – For Your Eyes Only
Prince and the Revolution – Purple Rain
Rush – The Spirit Of Radio
Tina Turner – Steamy Windows
Donna Summer – Dinner With Gershwin
Smokey Robinson –Being With You
KC and the Sunshine Band – Being With You
The Jacksons & Mick Jagger – State of Shock
Billy Joel – Tell Her About It
Huey Lewis & The News – It’s Hip to be Square
Maria Vidal – Bodyrock
Kajagoogoo – Too Shy
a-ha – The Sun Always Shines On TV
Belinda Carlisle – Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Aswad – Don’t Turn Around
Bananarama – Venus
Queen – Another One Bites the Dust
Terence Trent D’Arby – Wishing Well

Three in a Row (1985)
Lionel Richie – Say You Say Me
Tears for Fears – Head over Heels
Sheila E – The Belle of St Mark

The Housemartins – Happy Hour
Modern Romance – Best Years of Our Lives
Cher – If I Could Turn Back Time

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