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MONY MONY - BILLY IDOL - 1987

NEWS
•    The “Black Monday” stock market fall.
•    The Iran-Contra affair was big news.
•    Gary Hart playing hanky panky with Donna Rice.
•    The Rev. Jim Bakker admitted committing adultery with a church secretary Jessica Hann.
•    Prozac hit the market


FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
•    MOVIES:“3 Men & a Baby” “Beverly Hills Cop II” “Fatal Attraction” and “Good Morning Vietnam”
•    T.V.: “Cosby Show”,  “Roseanne” and “Murder She Wrote”
•    Shelly Long Quit the popular NBC TV Show Cheers
•    Spuds MacKenzie first appeared in Bud Light beer advertisement
•    Aretha Franklin became the first woman inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
•    Pi is calculated out to 134 million decimal places with no end in sight.


DEAD
•    Liberace
•    Andy Warhol
•    Rita Hayworth
•    Fred Astaire
•    Jackie Gleason


#1@1
•    This can be found on the Vital Idol live Album.
•    Originally done in 1968 by Tommy James & the Shondells, it only peaked at number 3 on the charts for them. 
•    Idol first achieved fame in the punk rock era as a member of the band Generation X. He then had a successful solo career, and was a member of the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion…making him one of the first MTV stars.
•    It brought this song to a new generation who had never heard the original. 
•    Here’s Billy Idol and Mony Mony, your #1 @ 1 from November 1987



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