Ah, "Endless Love"! On this date in 1981, the duet between Diana Ross and Lionel Richie was still holding the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100, where it had been since August 15th. It stayed there for nine weeks, until October 10th. Although the controversial film starring a 15-year-old Brooke Shields was a moderate hit at the box office, it was panned by the critics. But its theme song lives on forever!
TODAY’S TRIVIA QUESTION
Who made his film debut in Endless Love?
a) Tom Cruise
b) Patrick Swayze
c) Rob Lowe
d) Ralph Macchio
CLIP OF THE DAY
Watch Richie and Ross perform their Oscar-nominated song at the Oscars! Enjoy today’s earworm!
DID YOU KNOW…
“Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)” beat out “Endless Love” at the Oscars!
a) Tom Cruise. For some reason he sounds like a chipmunk…