05/05/1983

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Britain's longest running pop music show celebrates its 1,000th edition. Since its first transmission on 1st January 1964, Top of the Pops has provided a weekly programme reflecting the bands and artists in the current hit parade. Included in this special edition are video clips and personalities from the past 19 years, plus a look at the top pop records from in the charts. Including performances from The Human League, Thompson Twins, Spandau Ballet, and Heaven 17.


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5th May 1983
19:10


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Performances Featured

Chart #

We Are Detective
Thompson Twins
Studio Performance

7

(keep Feeling) Fascination
The Human League
Studio Performance

3

Can’t Get Used To Losing You
The Beat
Studio Performance

29

Bits & Pieces
The Dave Clark Five
Studio Performance

OLD

Little Children
Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas
Studio Performance

OLD

Baby Love
The Supremes
Studio Performance

OLD

I Got You Babe
Sonny & Cher
Studio Performance

OLD

Get Off Of My Cloud
The Rolling Stones
Studio Performance

OLD

Massachusetts
The Bee Gees
Studio Performance

OLD

Let’s Spend The Night Together
The Rolling Stones
Studio Performance

OLD

All You Need Is Love
The Beatles
Music Video

OLD

All My Love
Cliff Richard
Studio Performance

OLD

Mighty Quinn
Manfred Mann
Studio Performance

OLD

With A Little Help From My Friends
Joe Cocker
Music Video

OLD

Pictures Of Matchstick Men
Status Quo
Studio Performance

OLD

Fire Brigade
The Move
Studio Performance

OLD

Surround Yourself With Sorrow
Cilla Black
Studio Performance

OLD

All You Need Is Love
The Beatles
Music Video

OLD

Temptation
Heaven 17
Studio Performance

8

Brown Sugar
The Rolling Stones
Studio Performance

OLD

Maggie May
Rod Stewart
Studio Performance

OLD

Your Song
Elton John
Studio Performance

OLD

Get It On
T-Rex
Studio Performance

OLD

Starman
David Bowie
Studio Performance

OLD

I’m The Leader Of The Gang (i Am)
Gary Glitter
Studio Performance

OLD

Waterloo
ABBA
Studio Performance

OLD

Killer Queen
Queen
Studio Performance

OLD

I’m Not In Love
10cc
Studio Performance

OLD

Looking After Number One
The Boomtown Rats
Studio Performance

OLD

Picture This
Blondie
Studio Performance

OLD

Spirits In The Material World
The Police
Studio Performance

OLD

Goody Two Shoes
Adam Ant
Studio Performance

OLD

Is There Something I Should Know?
Duran Duran
Studio Performance

OLD

Candy Girl
New Edition
Danced to by Zoo

30

Blind Vision
Blancmange
Studio Performance

28

Our Lips Are Sealed
The Fun Boy Three
Studio Performance

16

True
Spandau Ballet
Studio Performance

1

Overkill
Men At Work
Audience Dancing

24


Trivia

1000th edition of Top of the Pops. Live from TV Centre. Viewers were also able to tune into the Radio 1, and listen to the show for the first time in Stereo.


Videos

Chart Rundown

Full Episode

Credits

PresenterJimmy Savile
PresenterRichard Skinner
PresenterDavid Jacobs
PresenterPeter Powell
PresenterJanice Long
PresenterTommy Vance
PresenterNoel Edmonds
PresenterDave Lee Travis
PresenterSteve Wright
PresenterJonathan King
PresenterMike Read
PresenterSimon Bates
PresenterAndy Peebles
PresenterTony Blackburn
PresenterDavid Jensen
PresenterJohn Peel
PresenterPaul Gambaccini
PresenterPat Sharp
PresenterMike Smith
PresenterGary Davies
Executive ProducerMichael Hurll
SoundAlan Stokes
LightingBill Millar
DesignJohn Anderson
ChoreographerFlick Colby

Showings

5th May 1983
19:10

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