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Tuesday

1979-07-31

Radio

  • BBC Radio 1
    • 11.00 am Radio 1 Roadshow One of the traditional hot- spots on the Roadshow tour, Scarborough, gives Simon Bates a chance to sunbathe on the Scalby Mills Lawns. 
    • 12.45 Paul Burnett Including this week's new Top 40 discs
    • 4.30 Kid Jensen
    • 8.00 pm Mike Read
    • 10.00 pm John Peel sessions: Joy Divison (rpt.), Yachts (rpt.)[1]
      • “It’s been a week or two since I’ve had a favourite record. I think this could easily be the next.” Silicon Teens - Memphis Tennessee

Charts

The Police - Can't Stand Losing You (Official Video)

The Police - Can't Stand Losing You (Official Video)

  • In the final Top 40 of the month The Boomtown Rats remain at N1 for a second week with I Don't Like Mondays, with the Police hot on their heels at N2 with I Can't Stand Losing You up from N15, ABBA go Top 10 for the thirteenth time with double A side Voulez-Vous/Angel Eyes and Sparks are up 11 places to N10 with Beat The Clock, their first top 10 in five years.
  • NEs from Sham 69, Earth Wind & Fire, Spyro Gyra, Showaddywaddy, Olympic Runners, Telex and Diana Ross.[2]
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