Lloyd Price's version of "Stagger Lee" tops the R&B chart for the first of four weeks.
This Diamond Ring (Gary Lewis & the Playboys) was a hit.
King Crimson hits #28 in the US with 'In the Court of the Crimson King'.
Don McLean hits #21 with "Dreidel".
Roxy Music hits #37 in the US with 'Country Life'.
ELO hits #10 in the US with "Evil Woman".
Suzi Quatro hits #56 in the Us with "Can the Can."
Guitarists-in-exile Joe Perry and Brad Whitford attend Aerosmith's show at Boston's Orpheum. Afterward, they agree to put the original quintet back together.
Cinderella hits #13 with "Nobody's Fool".
Paul Simon brings the Graceland tour to Zimbabwe, Africa.
Bon Jovi's "Livin' On A Prayer" tops the US charts, where it will stay for three weeks.
Prince hits #2 with "U Got the Look" and #3 with "Sign O the Times".
Bon Jovi hits #1 with "Livin On a Prayer".
Boston hits #9 with "We're Ready".
Seasons Change (Expose) was a hit.
Veteran Martha Quinn returns to the network to host "Classic MTV," a half hour music program featuring classic videos from the early days of MTV.
MTV Europe launches in Poland and Turkey. MTV Europe's subscriptions passes 10 million mark in Germany and is not available in over 32 million European households.