English singer, keyboardist, songwriter Paul Humphreys was born. He is best known as a cofounder of the electronic band Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark. During the 80's, the band had five top 10 hit singles in the UK: "Enola Gay", "Souvenir", "Joan of Arc", "Maid of Orleans", and "Locomotion".
Frankie Goes to Hollywood started a six-week run at #1 in Germany with "Relax", the first single from their debut album, "Welcome to the Pleasuredome".
George Michael went to number one in the United States with "Father Figure", the second single from his debut solo studio album, "Faith".
American singer Roy Orbison posthumously reached number one in Australia with his twenty-second album "Mystery Girl" and stayed there for four weeks. The album produced the hit single "You Got It".