Off The Chart Gold: 30 July 1981After last week’s outbreak of royal wedding fever, come back to this day in 1981 on Off The Chart Gold where we’ve just missed another one! Never mind, there’s still the usual two hours of hits, headlines and hot takes including some hits you might not remember and some you probably want to forget. It’s a cracking week on the album chart too.

  • Which hit single led to the creation of a public holiday?
  • Who had to wait 38 years between their last number 1 single and first number 1 album?
  • And which TV host was impersonated by someone who went on to write the theme for his TV show?

Tune in and find out!



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