The highest new entry on this day in the 80s (4th September 1988) came from Michael Jackson.
It entered the chart at #16, and would peak one place higher the following week. That made it his 24th of 50 top 20 hits that he has had since ’72.
In reached #11 in the US, breaking his run of 5 consecutive #1s. It was his 22nd of 34 top 20 hits there.
This is his eight time on the blog, so he is up to joint 8th of all time. It’s his sixth appearance this year, and only blog queen Madonna has had more in 1 year, with 8 in ’16.
We’re sendin’ out a major love