Jan 28th 1984
Frankie Goes To Hollywood started a five-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Relax’. BBC Radio 1 DJ Mike Read was very vocal about the record’s suggestive sleeve and its lyrics (which he didn’t like), and subsequently announced his refusal to play the record, not knowing that the BBC had decided that the song was not to be played on the BBC anyway. In this video, Phil and Katherine speak about where they were when Frankie’s hit first became well known.
Jan 29th 1996
George Michael had the UK No.1 single with ‘Jesus To A Child’, the singers sixth UK No.1 as a solo artist and the first single from his come-back album Older. In this video, Phil and Katherine talk about the impact that George’s music has had on their lives.
Jan 30th 1999
Britney Spears started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘…Baby One More Time.’ Britney’s debut album also went to No.1 on the US chart on the same day. In this video, Phil and Katherine talk about Britney’s rather suspect pop video for the single, as well as other pop videos that have been deemed offensive.