This Day in Music History

27 Aug 1988

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Background

Monkey’ gave George Michael his eighth US No.1 single of the 1980s, a record only beaten by Michael Jackson.

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26 Aug 1978

"Grease" movie soundtrack earns its second #1 hit The 1960s was the final decade in which the musical hits of Broadway were routinely and successfully adapted by Hollywood into big-budget screen versions. West Side Story (1961), My Fair Lady (1964), The Sound Of Music (1965), Funny Girl (1968)—all of these movie musicals were among the biggest critical and commercial hits of their era. But while the early part of the […]

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