“Don’t You Want Me” was the fourth single from from The Human League’s third studio album Dare.

The song was released on November 27, 1981 and went on to reach number 1 on Christmas 1981. It later topped the Billboard Hot 100 in the US on July 3, 1982 where it stayed for three weeks.

In November 1983, Quite Riot’s Metal Health became the first heavy metal album to reach the top spot on the Billboard 200, replacing The Police’s Synchronicity. The album went on to sell more than six million copies and is considered a classic among heavy metal fans.


The album featured two top 40 singles. “Cum on Feel the Noize” reached number 5 on the Billboard Hot 100 and “Metal Health (Bang Your Head)” peaked at number 31.

Three Men and a Baby was released on November 25, 1987. The film follows the mishaps and adventures of three bachelors as they attempt to adapt their lives to pseudo-fatherhood with the arrival of the love child of one of them.

The film was the biggest American box office hit of that year, eventually grossing $167 million (USD) in the US alone.

Did you know that Leonard Nimoy was the director of Three Men and a Baby?


On November 25, 1984, charity supergroup Band Aid united to record “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” The group, featuring mainly British and Irish musicians and recording artists, was formed to raise money for anti-famine efforts in Ethiopia.

The group’s name stemmed from the idea that the musicians were providing aid to the less fortunate and suggested that their project was likened to putting a band-aid on a wound.

“Do They Know It’s Christmas?” was released on December 3, 1984, and went straight to number 1 in the UK singles chart, outselling all the other records in the chart combined. It became the fastest-selling single of all time in the UK, selling a million copies in the first week alone. It stayed at number 1 for five weeks, selling over three million copies and becoming easily the biggest-selling single of all time in the UK.

The single sold over two million copies around the globe and raised more than $24,000,000 (USD). The success influenced two organizations of live benefit concerts run by Celebrity Charity. The concerts were USA for Africa and Live Aid and were broadcast in over 165 countries across the globe. Band Aid and Live Aid combined raised about 150 million (USD) for the famine relief effort in Ethiopia.


QVC’s first live broadcast took place at 7:30 p.m. ET on November 24, 1986, reaching 7.6 million cable television homes. The first item sold was the “Windsor Shower Companion” shower radio.

Initially broadcast live from 7:30 p.m. until midnight ET each weekday and all day on Saturdays and Sundays, QVC extended its live programming to 24 hours in January 1987.

QVC set a record for first full-year fiscal sales for a new public company of $112 million.

QVC is an acronym for “Quality, Value, Convenience”.