HIGHER LOVE – Steve Winwood
#1 – August 30th, 1986
- Shuttle Challenger exploded killing all 7 astronauts.
- 1986 was declared the International Year of Peace
- The year we first observed MLK day.
- The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame actually opened its doors and welcomed in Elvis, Buddy, Chuck, Fats & the Godfather of Soul.
- There were now 30 million computers in use in the U.S. and Microsoft became listed on the New York Stock exchange a share in the company could be had for $21 dollars
- Captain Midnight jammed HBO’s signal as a protest
- A 4th network called Fox popped up on TV
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
- MOVIES: “Platoon” “Top Gun” & “Aliens” played at the movies
- T.V.: “Pee Wee’s Playhouse” “L.A. Law” and “Oprah”
- “We are the World” was recorded to help eliminate world hunger.
- Nintendo offered us video games to play.
- Donna Reed, Desi Arnaz & Cary Grant all passed away
- A musician who had already chart topping success starting as a teenager and also as a member of Traffic & Blind Faith released his first solo single.
- Steve Winwood would end up collecting 2 Grammy awards for his efforts.
- This is “Higher Love” your #1 @ 1 for August 1986.