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This Day In….1984 Lionel Richie’s “Hello” Started It’s 8 Week Run On UK Billboard Charts!

“Hello, is it me you’re looking for”.


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Whenever someone hears the line above, they instantly recognize this infamous song. Hello is one of Lionel Richie’s greatest hits, that helped his solo career sky rocket. On March 24, 1984, Hello began its’ EIGHT week run at Number One on the UK Billboard Charts! Hello also reached Number One on several United States Billboard charts including Pop, R&B, and Adult Contemporary. Hello also went on to be covered by the legendary Luther Vandross and has been heard in several films including Are We There Yet and Shrek. Thirty years later, this classic love song still resonates as one of the best tracks of the eighties!

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