Category Archives: Popular Music 1980s

‘Dirty Dancing’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 12 1987)


Video: 'Dirty Dancing' trailer

(Tuesday, May 12, 1987)Dirty Dancing, an American romantic dance drama film about a young girl vacationing with her parents in the conservative Catskills who falls for the hotel’s maverick dance instructor, premiered today at the Cannes Film Festival. Continue reading ‘Dirty Dancing’ premieres at Cannes Film Festival 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (May 12 1987)

‘I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)’ by Aretha Franklin and George Michael peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 18 1987)

(Saturday, April 18, 1987)“I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)” by Aretha Franklin and George Michael peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two consecutive weeks (Apr. 18/25, 1987). Continue reading ‘I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)’ by Aretha Franklin and George Michael peaks at #1 in USA 30 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Apr 18 1987)