queer for april 12

queer for april 12

1975
“Philadelphia Freedom” by Elton John was the new #1 song. Inspired by Billie Jean King’s World Team Tennis League entry.

Singer/dancer/actress (Moulin Rouge, Zouzou)/civil rights activist Josephine Baker died of a cerebral hemmorrhage at 68.

1980
Queen tumbled to #8 with their former #1 “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”,

April 12, 2008

With her latest single “4 Minutes,” Madonna surpassed Elvis Presley as the artist with the most all-time Top Ten Hits on the Billboard pop chart . But only because 1956 and 1957, Elvis’ best years are not counted.

2016

A report showed that British artists including nonbinary Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran and Adele had helped the music industry return to meaningful growth for the first time in almost 20 years. British artists accounted for five of the top 10 selling albums during 2015, as the global music industry generated $15bn (£10.5bn).

comments

Lori Holuta1 day ago

i had no idea Philadelphia Freedom was inspired by Billie Jean King.

6 hours ago

I’m happy to hear that! I love him even more now.

5 minutes ago

Sir Elton is like the king of Troll Queens. he has always played for the qmunity. He is so epic he validates the hetero allies like Olivia Newton-John

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