This week’s Off The Chart is brought to you in association with the Guinness Book of British Hit Singles, due to the continued unreliability of the Official Charts website, but we’ll still endeavour to bring you a shedload of unfamiliar hits from this day in 1987. There’s also three of the week’s new albums, a look at the day’s events, a quick gander at the Austrian chart and the top five singles in full. Sort of.
Which comedians took on one of the most popular songs of all time… and lost?
Who replaced his band with Stock, Aitken and Waterman for an unsuccessful remake of his biggest hit?
And who failed to follow up their only top 40 hit because of Bruno Brookes’ brother?
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