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The Story of 1982

The peak of British 'new pop' saw Wham, ABC and Culture Club make sensational debuts, while Dexy's new Irish sound topped the summer charts for four weeks with Come on Eileen.

1982 marks the peak of British 'new pop' as Wham, ABC and Culture Club make sensational appearances, and Shalamar's Jeffrey Daniel premieres the moonwalk on British TV. Dexy's new Irish sound tops the summer charts for four weeks with Come on Eileen, while their follow-up single Jackie Wilson Says leads to a notorious moment in TOTP history. Featuring ABC, Culture Club, Wham, Dexy's Midnight Runners, Shalamar, Pigbag, Foster and Allen, Shakatak and Bucks Fizz.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 18 Jun 2016 01:40

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Role Contributor
Producer Matt O'Casey
Director Matt O'Casey
Executive Producer Mark Cooper

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