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Only ever UK No 1 for this very successful glam rock band who went on to have many other chart hits during the early seventies.
Cum On Feel the Noise
Slade's 4th UK No 1 and their first to enter the charts straight in at No 1.
The Twelfth Of Never
A 2nd UK No 1 for Donny with this typical tear jerker.
A 2nd and final UK No 1 for the Irishman with a song about his dog.
Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
A 2nd and final UK No 1 with this heart warming classic about a prisoner returning home to see if his true love's still waiting for him.
See My Baby Jive
1st UK No 1 for the group that history remembers as Roy Wood's most successful chart act.
Can The Can
1st UK No 1 for this American girl rocker and bassist who found fame in the UK easier than at home.
1st UK No 1 for 10 CC with a more upbeat song than they are often remembered for.
Skweeze Me Pleeze Me
Slade's 5th No 1 continued their assault on the English language.
Peters & Lee
Only ever UK No 1 for this club duo who surprisingly found fame.
I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am)
|1st UK No 1 for this long-time struggling musician. He was nearly 30 by the time he became a glam-rock star.|
|A 3rd and final UK No 1 for Donny as a solo artist although he would later hit the top again as part of The Osmonds.|
|A 2nd and final UK No 1 for Wizzard. The song they're most remembered for, "I wish it could be Christmas every day" was beaten into the No 4 slot in this year.|
Simon Park Orchestra
|The instrumental theme from tv series "Van Der Valk" was first tv theme to reach the top of the charts.|
Daydreamer / The Puppy Song
|A 2nd and final UK No 1 for this teenage heartthrob who returned to acting shortly after.|
I Love You Love Me Love
|A 2nd UK No 1 for Glitter with a song which sold over a million copies world-wide.|
|This perennial Xmas classic was Slade's 6th and final UK No 1, and has been in the charts many times since.|
Thursday, 1 December 2011
This edition of Time Magazine dates back to 1951 and gracing the front cover is the great Groucho Marx.
This edition also from 1951 features as its cover, Barbara Bel Geddes, later to become Miss Ellie in Dallas.
Also from 1951 is Boxing legend, Sugar Ray Robinson.