Popular Music 1980s
(Saturday, December 10, 1983) — “Say Say Say” by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard’s Hot 100 singles chart for six weeks (Dec. 10/17/24/31, 1983; Jan. 7/14, 1984). It was McCartney’s ninth and final number one hit on the chart (1971-1984) after The Beatles (20 number hits from 1964 to 1970). It was Jackson’s sixth of 13 number one hits on the chart (1972-1995) after The Jackson 5 (four number one hits in 1970).
Video: 'Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace (Full Album)'
(Saturday, November 19, 1983) — Pipes of Peace, the fifth solo studio album by ex-Beatle Paul McCartney featuring two duets with Michael Jackson and ex-Beatle Ringo Starr on drums for some of the tracks, debuted on today’s Billboard 200 albums chart at #54.