Do You Really Want to Hurt Me? was a UK number one single for three weeks in October 1982 for Culture Club. Culture Club was a popular 1980s British pop group, perhaps most noticeable for their gender-bending frontman Boy George. ...
The third single from the band, the sweet Lover's Rock style proved their commercial breakthrough. Initially picked up by BBC Radio 2 the song became a major hit after their memorable debut performance on Top of the Pops. The song was their breakthrough in America too, reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in March 1983. BBC Radio 2 is one of the BBCs national radio stations and is the most popular station in the UK. It broadcasts throughout the UK on FM radio between 88 and 91 MHz from its studios in Western House, adjacent to Broadcasting House in central London. ... Top of the Pops was a long-running British music chart television programme shown each week on BBC and now licensed for national versions around the world. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ...
Category: Number-one singles in the United Kingdom Musical Youth formed in 1979 at Duddeston Manor School, Birmingham, England. ... This is a list of the number one hits in the UK Singles Chart, from its inception in 1952 to the present. ... October 17 is the 290th (in leap years the 291st) day of the year according to the Gregorian calendar. ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eddy Grant is a singer, who first made his name in the 1970s as lead singer of The Equals. ...
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