UK

August 10, 1985

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On this day in 1985, ‘Money for Nothing’ by Dire Straits peaked at No.4 on the UK singles chart. Significant for its innovated music video and a cameo appearance [...]

January 12, 1969

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On this day in 1969, Led Zeppelin’s self-titled debut album (aka Led Zeppelin I) was released in America. Recorded at Olympic Studios in Barnes, London, the album took [...]

November 8, 1952

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On this day in 1952, the first ever UK pop chart was published by the New Musical Express after staff asked 53 record shops to divulge their sales returns. “Here In My [...]

September 13, 1960

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On this day in 1960, a movement to ban Ray Peterson’s new single “Tell Laura I Love Her” began in the UK when it was feared that the song’s powerful [...]
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