We’re heading back to this day in 1982 for another edition of Off The Chart! We’ve missed the launch of Channel 4 by one week, but there’s another important TV milestone today, which we’ll cover along with the day’s other goings-on, loads of less obvious hits from the week’s chart, three new albums, a quick look at the US chart and the UK’s top five in full.
- Whose first three solo albums each spent more than three years on the UK chart?
- Who disappointed John Peel with the first ever holographic single?
- And who failed to reach the top 40 despite boasting a John Lennon soundalike and David Gilmour’s brother?
Tune in and find out!
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