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17/11/83 (Gary Davies & Jimmy Savile)
Aztec Camera – “Oblivious” (29)
Making their debut on the show with a song that had peaked at number 47 earlier in the year, but this re-issue did better, reaching number 18.
Shakin’ Stevens – “Cry Just A Little Bit” (3) (video)
At its peak.
Madness – “The Sun & The Rain” (5)
Also at its peak.
Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson – “Say Say Say” (2) (video)
Here it is then, the Mac & Jack wonder video at long last! But number 2 was its peak peak peak.
The Assembly – “Never Never” (10)
Between Yazoo and Erasure came The Assembly, this was their only hit, peaking at number 4, but crickey, doesn't Feargal Sharkey scrub up well!
The Rolling Stones – “Undercover Of The Night” (11) (video)
With a swanky new video of their own, from their top 3 album Undercover, this single was now at its peak.
Billy Joel – “Uptown Girl” (1) (video)
Third week at the top.
Michael Jackson – “Thriller” (24) (audience dancing/credits)
The fifth single from Thriller, this peaked at number 10.
Back to BBC4 next for November 24th.