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30/10/86 (Janice Long)
Mel & Kim – “Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend)” (24)
Looking like an 80's version of Baccara, the Appleby sisters get tonight's show underway with what became their first of four top ten hits when it peaked at number 3.
Berlin – “Take My Breath Away” (7) (video)
Will be number one next week.
Catherine Stock – “To Have & To Hold” (17)
Mike Stock's sister performing her only hit, and it got no higher than number 17.
Gwen Guthrie – “(They Long To Be) Close To You” (25)
This disco version of the classic Bacharach and David song got no higher than number 25.
Bon Jovi – “Livin’ On A Prayer” (27) (breaker)
Became their first of eighteen top ten hits when it peaked at number 4.
The Smiths – “Ask” (16) (breaker)
Went up two more places.
Duran Duran – “Notorious” (14) (breaker)
Peaked at number 7.
Kim Wilde – “You Keep Me Hanging On” (15)
In the studio to perform the Supremes cover which would become her first top ten hit for over five years when it peaked at number 2.
Nick Berry – “Every Loser Wins” (1) (video)
Third and (thankfully!) final week at number one. Shame he didn't make it into the studio.
Status Quo – “In The Army Now” (2) (video/credits)
At its peak.
November 6th is next.