On this day in 1984, Kenny Loggins started a three week run at number 1 on the US singles chart with ‘Footloose’, the theme from the film with the same name. The song was also a number 6 hit in the UK.
In 1987, Prince released his ninth studio album Sign o’ the Times which produced three top-ten hit singles, ‘If I Was Your Girlfriend’, ‘U Got the Look’, (with Sheena Easton) and the title track ‘Sign o’ the Times. In 1989, Time Out magazine ranked it as the greatest album of all time.
In 1992, Def Leppard released their fifth studio album Adrenalize. This was the first album by the band following the 1991 death of guitarist Steve Clark.