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Old 24-11-2014, 06:22 PM   #1785
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Arrow Flying Lizards

In 1979, English band the Flying Lizards recorded a new wave version of the song. An unexpected hit, this version peaked at number 5 in the band's native country and at number 50 on the Billboard Hot 100.. It also peaked at number 22 on the dance charts..

Australia (Kent Music Report) 11
Austria (Ö3 Austria Top 40) 23
Netherlands (Dutch Top 40) 33
New Zealand (Recorded Music) 5
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)5
US Billboard Hot 100 50..

04/08/79 MONEY FLYING LIZARDS (Virgin VS 276) Peak Position 5 - Weeks 10..

The Doors - The End (Apocalypse Now Remix) ..

August 3 – Dictator Francisco Macías Nguema of Equatorial Guinea is overthrown in a bloody coup d'état lead by Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site/4–11 - British rock band Led Zeppelin play what are to be their last British concerts (until 2007) at Knebworth in Hertfordshire.. Total attendances for the 2 concerts approached 400,000 – 2 Aeroflot Tupolev Tu-134 jetliners collide in mid-air over Dniprodzerzhynsk in the Soviet Union '​s Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, killing all 156 people aboard the 2 planes...flying at an altitude of 8,400 metres (27,600 ft); there were 84 occupants aboard, of whom 77 were passengers..Both machines collided in a cloud, at 26,000 feet (7,900 m), approximately over Dniprodzerzhynsk, then located in the Ukrainian SSR.. CCCP-65735's right wing sliced through CCCP-65816's forward fuselage.. Among the dead are 17 players and staff of the then-Soviet-top-division Pakhtakor Football Club team\5 - "But Never Jam Today" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 7 perfs/8 – 2 American commercial divers, Richard Walker and Victor Guiel, die of hypothermia after their diving bell becomes stranded at a depth of over 160 metres (520 ft) in the East Shetland Basin- Iraqi President Saddam Hussein executes 22 political opponents\10 – M Jackson releases his breakthrough album Off the Wall.. It sells 7 million copies in the United States alone, making it a 7x platinum album- Wings release "Getting Closer" & "Baby's Request"/12 - Iran press censors start massive book burnings\14 – A freak storm during the Fastnet Race results in the deaths of 15 sailors- Rainbow seen in Northern Wales for a 3 hours duration/15 - Andrew Young resigns as US ambassador to the United Nations - "Apocalypse Now", starring Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, and Martin Sheen, is released... will need 2 pieces of identification..Ah yes. I have my temporary driver's license - and - my astronaut application form..I didn't pass that though, I failed everything but the date of birth...
__________________ + Aga Khan IV receiving a gift of Trinitite - Get set for Ecky thump..I still shudder when I think about the warrior who came up behind me, and the thwacking he gave me with his pork sword...
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