American singer-songwriter Prince (Prince Rogers Nelson) was born. During the 80's he had four no.1 hits in the United States: "When Doves Cry", "Let's Go Crazy", "Kiss", and "Batdance". Prince died of an accidental overdose of fentanylon April 21, 2016, aged 57.

1982 Toni Basil Mickey Single Cover

American singer and choreographer Toni Basil went to number one in Australia for two weeks with "Mickey". The song was first recorded by British group "Racey" in 1979.

1982 Stevie Wonder Paul McCartney Ebony and Ivory Single Cover

Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder started a five-week run at  #1 in Germany with "Ebony and Ivory", the lead single from Paul's third solo studio album, "Tug of War".

1986 Doctor And The Medics Spirit In The Sky Single Cover

British band Doctor and the Medics started a three-week run at #1 in the UK with "Spirit In The Sky", the single from their debut album, "Laughing at the Pieces". Originally, the song was recorded by Norman Greenbaum in 1969.

1986 Madonna Live To Tell Single Cover

Madonna went to number one in the United States with "Live To Tell", the lead single from her third studio album, "True Blue". The song was originally composed for the score of the film "Fire with Fire"

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