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  • 4 weeks at number one  (about this song)

    U2's first Australian number one! From the soundtrack album to their movie 'Rattle & Hum'.

    Number one from Oct 31, 1988 to Nov 6, 1988 | Oct 17, 1988 to Oct 23, 1988 | Nov 7, 1988 to Nov 13, 1988 | Oct 24, 1988 to Oct 30, 1988

  • Kylie's third consecutive number one from her debut album 'Kylie'.

    Number one from Jul 11, 1988 to Jul 17, 1988 | Jul 4, 1988 to Jul 10, 1988 | Jul 18, 1988 to Jul 24, 1988

  • 'I Should Be So Lucky' was the second consecutive number one from Kylie Minogue's debut album, 'Kylie'.

    Number one from Mar 7, 1988 to Mar 13, 1988 | Apr 4, 1988 to Apr 10, 1988 | Mar 28, 1988 to Apr 3, 1988 | Apr 11, 1988 to Apr 17, 1988 | Mar 21, 1988 to Mar 27, 1988 | Mar 14, 1988 to Mar 20, 1988

  • The first a capella song ever to reach number one! From Bobby's album 'Simple Pleasures'.

    Number one from Dec 19, 1988 to Dec 25, 1988 | Nov 14, 1988 to Nov 20, 1988 | Nov 28, 1988 to Dec 4, 1988 | Dec 12, 1988 to Dec 18, 1988 | Nov 21, 1988 to Nov 27, 1988 | Dec 5, 1988 to Dec 11, 1988

  • This track appears on Micheal's 'Faith' album. American nu-metal band 'Limp Bizkit' covered the song on their album 'Three Dollar Bill, Yall$'.

    Number one from Jan 11, 1988 to Jan 17, 1988

  • Featured as the finale song to the film 'Dirty Dancing', of which it is most recognised for, and also appeared on the offical soundtrack.

    Number one from Feb 29, 1988 to Mar 6, 1988 | Feb 8, 1988 to Feb 14, 1988 | Feb 22, 1988 to Feb 28, 1988 | Feb 15, 1988 to Feb 21, 1988 | Jan 25, 1988 to Feb 7, 1988

  • The number one single from John's 'Age Of Reason' album.

    Number one from Aug 8, 1988 to Aug 14, 1988 | Jul 25, 1988 to Aug 7, 1988 | Aug 15, 1988 to Aug 21, 1988

  • Debut single for the British acoustic-pop band, fromtheir album 'The First Of A Million Kisses'.

    Number one from Aug 29, 1988 to Sep 4, 1988 | Aug 22, 1988 to Aug 28, 1988 | Sep 5, 1988 to Sep 11, 1988

  • Stayed in the number one position for 5 weeks! Featured on the album 'Heavy Nova'.

    Number one from Sep 26, 1988 to Oct 2, 1988 | Oct 10, 1988 to Oct 16, 1988 | Sep 19, 1988 to Sep 25, 1988 | Sep 12, 1988 to Sep 18, 1988 | Oct 3, 1988 to Oct 9, 1988

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The Take 40 Australia® brand encompasses radio, online, television and new media. Using a combination of radio airplay, digital and retail sales the Take 40 chart is Australia's most trusted record of the week's biggest songs.

Now broadcast nationally each week to over 1.2 million listeners, Take 40 is the country's most listened to weekly music radio programme. With a focus on the biggest stars, Take 40 Australia is truly 'the home of the hits!'

Ash London

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Ash has had some awesome music and artist encounters, listing some of her favourite memories including the world’s most awkward piggy back from Ed Sheeran. She is known for relating to all music talent and just by being her fun, laidback, quirky self. Even 5 Seconds of Summer has asked her to join their band!

Angus O'Loughlin

Angus, brings the charm and tongue-in-cheek flavour to the countries only official countdown – Take 40 with co-host Ash London.

He hangs his hat on doing "real" interviews where he is not afraid to explore anything and everything about the person sitting across from him.

Angus’s passion for music, creative spontaneity and boy-meets-world curiosity sees him as a favourite with the industry, fans, and artists alike; a guy who is just living his dream… and getting paid for it!