Off The Chart: 25 January 1986Please don’t join us for another edition of On The Chart today, because it’s Opposite Day. Or is it? We’ll never know, because there won’t be the usual two hours of unexpected hits from this day in 1986, nor will there be three tracks from the week’s big new albums, a round up of the day’s events, a look at the US top ten from this day, or the UK’s top five singles in full.

  • Whose biggest hit had already been the B-side of one of their earlier singles?
  • Who had one week on the album chart before evolving into a different, much more successful band?
  • And what did the Guardian declare to be the best number one hit of all time?

Don’t tune in and find out!



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