Some interesting facts about “Down Under” by Men At Work that went No.1 simultaneously on two countries in 1983

“Down Under” by Men At Work it’s one of the 1980’s greatest Pop and Rock songs that put the whole world singing to Australian slang. Read some interesting facts about this iconic song that reached No.1 in several countries around the world between 1982 and 1983

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Bizarre and eye-catching Klaus Nomi was born on this day in 1944

Klaus Nomi was a famous German singer-songwriter and actor, who was born on January 24, 1944, in Immenstadt, Bavaria, Germany. Nomi was a visionary artist with a stunning sense of humor that filled up the two studio records recorded in his lifetime with campy New Wave-inflected pop songs like “Simple Man” and “Lightnin’ Strikes,”

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Dennis Wilson, the freedom lover Beach Boy was born on this day in 1944

Dennis Wilson co-founded the Beach Boys with his brothers Carl and Brian as a drummer, but despite the band’s image and name he was the only real surfer on it. Dennis was a freedom lover and a bohemian, he crossed paths with Charles Manson and The Manson Family and recorded a cult masterpiece in 1977 “Pacific Ocean Blue”. Dennis was born on this day in 1944

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In 1983 Bonnie Tyler eclipses every other song in the charts with “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”

Bonnie Tyler has been one of the world’s most successful singers, her husky vocals are unquestionably recognizable by almost anyone, but, aside of all the hits she scored during her career, her signature song and the one most people still associated her with is the 1983 “Total Eclipse Of The Heart”

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Revisiting the 1983 film “Cujo”

Cujo is a 1983 horror movie based on a Stephen King novel about a St. Bernard that turns into a vicious killer after getting bitten by a bat and turning rabid. With subtexts about sin and infidelity coming around to become our ultimate undoing, “Cujo” is still a very effective and terrifying nature run amok film.

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For the first and last time, The Police scores a No.1 at the US Hot 100 with their hit “Every Breath You Take” in 1983

First released in 1983, The Police’s “Every Breath You Take” remains so popular today that in 2010 was estimated to generate between a quarter and a third of Sting’s music publishing income

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David Bowie invites the world to dance in 1983 when he tops the charts with the single “Let’s Dance”

The 1980’s weren’t overall the best David Bowie period, creatively blocked, the influential artist, was still able to pull one of his career best selling and most popular songs with the 1983 “Let’s Dance”

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Gloria Swanson was born on this day in 1899

Gloria Swanson was born on March 27, 1899, in a small house in Chicago, Illinois. The actress and producer is best known for her role as Norma Desmond, in the critically acclaimed 1950 film “Sunset Boulevard”.

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