Born on this day in 1957, in Athens, Georgia, singer and musician Cindy Wilson. Wilson is a founding member of the new wave band, The B-52′s.
From The Thompson Twins‘ 1984 Lp, Into The Gap. Although it broke the top 100 in several countries, The Gap was not issued as a single in The U.K.
Released by Spandau Ballet in November of 1980, as both a 7″ and 12″ single, To Cut A Long Story Short would be the band’s first taste of chart success in The U.K., Ireland and New Zealand.
Released as a single in October of 1982, A Flock Of Seagulls‘ Wishing (If I Had A Photograph of You). It would be the only hit song from the band’s sophomore release.
Released as a single in September of 1988, Erasure’s A Little Respect. From the group’s Lp The Innocents, it would become an international hit, thanks, in part, to its popular MTV video.
Released in April of 1983, (Keep Feeling) Fascination was released by The Human League as a single. An international hit, it was quickly incorporated into a new e.p., Fascination!