Quien es esa nina, who’s that girl
Senorita, mas fina, who’s that girl
Who’s That Girl by Madonna was released on June 30, 1987, with White Heat as the B side. It was a single from the soundtrack album of the same name. The movie also starred Madonna, along with Griffin Dunne. Continue reading
Whatever it takes
Or how my heart breaks
I will be right here waiting for you
Right Here Waiting by Richard Marx was released on June 29, 1989, with Wait for the Sunrise as the B side. It was the second single from the album Repeat Offender.
The song was an international hit, reaching No. 1 in several countries, including the United States and Canada. It peaked at No. 2 in the United Kingdom.
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The city is crowded
My friends are away
And I’m on my own
Cruel Summer by Bananarama was released in the United Kingdom on June 27, 1983, with Cairo as the B side. It was a single from the album Bananarama.
The song reached No. 8 in the United Kingdom. Its inclusion in the 1984 film The Karate Kid ignited the song’s international success (the group did not, however, allow the song to appear on the film’s soundtrack). Cruel Summer reached No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1984, becoming Bananarama’s first Top 10 hit in the States.
Watch the music video for the song, which was shot in New York City in the summer of 1983.
The future only belongs to the future itself
And the future is electric youth
Electric Youth by Debbie Gibson was released in the United States on June 26, 1989, with We Could Be Together as the B side. It was the second single released from the album of the same name. Continue reading
You in that dress
My thoughts I confess
Verge on dirty
Oh, come on Eileen
Come on Eileen was released in the United Kingdom on June 25, 1982, with Dubious as the B side. The song, credited to Dexys Midnight Runners & the Emerald Express, appeared on the album Too-Rye-Ay. Continue reading
Jack be nimble, Jack be quick
Take a ride on the West Coast kick
Holiday Road by Lindsey Buckingham was released on June 24, 1983, with The Trip (Theme from Vacation) as the B side. The song appeared on the soundtrack for the film National Lampoon’s Vacation, starring Chevy Chase. The song also was used in sequels of the movie. Continue reading
I hear your name in certain circles
And it always makes me smile
I spend my time thinking about you
And it’s almost driving me wild
Missing You by John Waite was released June 23, 1984, with For Your Love as the B side. It was the first single released from the album No Brakes. Continue reading
She’s so fine, there’s no tellin’ where the money went
Simply irresistible she’s all mine, there’s no other way to
Simply Irresistible by Robert Palmer was released in the United Kingdom on June 22, 1988, with Nova as the B side. It was a single from the album Heavy Nova.
The song reached No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100.
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I got me a Chrysler, it seats about 20
So hurry up and bring your jukebox money
Love Shack by The B-52’s was released on June 20, 1989, with Channel Z as the B side. The song was a single from the album Cosmic Thing.
Love Shack was The B-52’s biggest hit song and first million-copy seller. It reached No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100, the band’s first single to crack the Top 40. It reached No. 2 on the UK Singles Chart and was a No. 1 hit in several other countries, including Australia and New Zealand.
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Don’t you know she’s coming home with me?
You’ll lose her in the turn
I’ll get her!
Panama by Van Halen was released on June 18, 1984. The U.S. release featured Drop Dead Legs as the B side, while the U.K. release featured Girl Gone Bad. Panama was the third single from the album 1984.
Panama reached No. 13 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 64 on the UK Singles Chart.
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