Paul Shaffer's 60-Second Rewind

Paul Shaffer’s 60 Second Rewind 05/2/12

1987: Boy George announced on the BBC television show Wogan that Culture Club had split up. Culture Club would later reunite in 1998 & again in 2011.

1987: Cutting Crew reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with “(I Just) Died in Your Arms” which spent two weeks on top of the chart.

1987: Madonna peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “La Isla Bonita”, her twelfth top ten single in the U.S.

1981: Gladys Knight made a guest appearance on The Muppet Show where she performed “Friendship Train” and “God Bless the Child” with the Muppets.

1978: The Bee Gees received their second Platinum single for “Night Fever” which was still at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart at the time of the certification.

Birthdays:
Prescott Niles-bassist for The Knack born in 1954