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1980-05-29
 
1980-05-29
 
My age: 16
 
 
My location: Bromyard
 
   
 
== Events ==
 
== Events ==
* [[Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark]] appear on [[Top of the Pops]] a second time to perform '[[Messages]]'. The single was at no. 26 in the charts.
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* Tonight's was the last [[Top of the Pops]] before the Musicians Union strike put it off the air for two months until [[07 August 1980]].
 
* Tonight's was the last TOTP show before the Musicians Union strike put it off the air for two months until 07 August 1980.
 
* New Smash Hits (Terry Hall cover).
 
   
 
== Top of the Pops ==
 
== Top of the Pops ==
 
Presented by Kid Jensen
 
Presented by Kid Jensen
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# (17) Crown Heights Affair – You Gave Me Love (Danced To By Legs & Co)
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# (13) Don Mclean – Crying (Video)
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# (37) Thin Lizzy – Chinatown
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# (6) [[Roxy Music]] – Over You
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# (26) [[Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark|Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark]] – [[Messages]][[File:OMD – Messages (TOTP)|thumb|330x330px|none]]
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# (21) Jermaine Jackson – Let’S Get Serious (Video)
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# (36) Stiff Little Fingers – Nobody’S Hero
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# (23) Mystic Merlin – Just Can’T Give You Up (Video)
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# (New) [[Lena Zavaroni]] – Jump Down Jimmy
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# (1) Mash – Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) (Danced To By Legs & Co)
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# (9) Lipps Inc – Funky Town (And Credits)
   
(22) ROBERTA FLACK & DONNY HATHAWAY – Back Together Again (and charts)
 
 
(52) LIQUID GOLD – Substitute WATCH
 
 
(2) HOT CHOCOLATE – No Doubt About It
 
 
(44) ELTON JOHN – Little Jeannie WATCH
 
 
(17) CROWN HEIGHTS AFFAIR – You Gave Me Love (danced to by Legs & Co)
 
 
(13) DON McLEAN – Crying (video)
 
 
(37) THIN LIZZY – Chinatown
 
 
(6) ROXY MUSIC – Over You [[File:OMD – Messages (TOTP)|left|thumb|330x330px]]
 
 
(26) '''ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK''' – Messages
 
 
(21) JERMAINE JACKSON – Let’s Get Serious (video)
 
 
(36) STIFF LITTLE FINGERS – Nobody’s Hero
 
 
(23) MYSTIC MERLIN – Just Can’t Give You Up (video)
 
 
(NEW) LENA ZAVARONI – Jump Down Jimmy
 
 
(1) MASH – Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) (danced to by Legs & Co)
 
 
(9) LIPPS INC – Funky Town (and credits)
 
 
==Smash Hits==
 
==Smash Hits==
 
[[File:Smash Hits, May 29, 1980.jpg|thumb|240x240px]]
 
[[File:Smash Hits, May 29, 1980.jpg|thumb|240x240px]]

Revision as of 13:28, March 14, 2018

Thursday

1980-05-29

Events

Top of the Pops

Presented by Kid Jensen

  1. (17) Crown Heights Affair – You Gave Me Love (Danced To By Legs & Co)
  2. (13) Don Mclean – Crying (Video)
  3. (37) Thin Lizzy – Chinatown
  4. (6) Roxy Music – Over You
  5. (26) Orchestral Manoeuvres In The DarkMessages
    OMD – Messages (TOTP)

    OMD – Messages (TOTP)

  6. (21) Jermaine Jackson – Let’S Get Serious (Video)
  7. (36) Stiff Little Fingers – Nobody’S Hero
  8. (23) Mystic Merlin – Just Can’T Give You Up (Video)
  9. (New) Lena Zavaroni – Jump Down Jimmy
  10. (1) Mash – Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) (Danced To By Legs & Co)
  11. (9) Lipps Inc – Funky Town (And Credits)

Smash Hits

Smash Hits, May 29, 1980

Issue: May 29 - June 11 1980

Cover: Terry Hall (Specials)

Features: 'The Acceptable Face of Synthesisers', OMITD interview and 'Messages' lyrics;

Centrefold. New Musik

Lyrics: Rescue, No Self Control, 'We Are Glass', Messages, Kitchen At Parties, I'm Alive.

Rear cover: The Human League (live colour pic) [1]

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