A Pop Culture Scrapbook

Tuesday 04 August



  • Future actress and Duchess of Sussex Rachel Meghan Markle born in Los Angeles.


Love Action UK 7in 1981 front.jpg

  • The new single by The Human League, 'Love Action (I Believe in Love)', is the highest new entry in the UK charts at no. 29.
  • Also going up: Depeche Mode - New Life (11, peak), ELO - Hold On Tight (19), Kim Wilde - Water On Glass (17), Dexy's - Show Me (16, peak), Duran Duran - Girls On Film (15). Shakin' Stevens - Green Door at no. 1 (2/4) 
  • Full chart here

    BBC Radio 1 Paul Burnett UK Top 40 Singles Chart Countdown (August 1981)