Black Lace won't go hungry at snack time
16/08/84 (Andy Peebles & Steve Wright)
Tears For Fears – “Mothers Talk” (38)
Roland gets his first outing as lead singer with this first single from their number 2 album, Songs From the Big Chair. Mother's Talk peaked at number 14.
Howard Jones – “Like To Get To Know You Well” (10) (video)
Wandering around the streets is Howard getting to know everyone well, and his fourth of six top ten hits peaked at number 4.
Black Lace – “Agadoo” (2)
They've brought their own giant sized fruit with them this week, but not a pineapple in sight! And number 2 was as good as it got.
Iron Maiden – “2 Minutes To Midnight” (27) (video)
Is it Halloween yet? Usual scary sounding song from Iron Maiden and it peaked at number 11.
Jonathan King – US chart rundown: edited out.
The Jacksons – “Human Nature” (live clip + interview)
Bruce Springsteen – “Dancing In The Dark” (video clip)
Dan Hartman – “I Can Dream About You” (video clip)
Ray Parker Jr – “Ghostbusters” (video clip)
A Flock Of Seagulls – “The More You Live The More You Love” (29)
A second studio performance for this song which went up three more places.
Trevor Walters – “Stuck On You” (15)
And a second performance from Trevor on his way to number 9.
George Michael – “Careless Whisper” (1) (video)
After nine weeks, a new number one! The first of three weeks at the top for George.
The Pointer Sisters – “I Need You” (34) (audience dancing/credits)
Reached number 25.
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