The gravestone of former Joy Division frontman Ian Curtis was stolen. Cheshire Police said his memorial stone was taken from where he is buried in Macclesfield Cemetery. Officers were appealing for anyone with information on its whereabouts, detectives said the stone, had the inscription Ian Curtis 18 - 5 - 80 and the words Love Will Tear Us Apart.
Michael Jackson became the first artist to have five number one singles from one album when Dirty Diana went to the top of the US charts. The other four chart-toppers from the LP Bad were the title track, I Just Can't Stop Loving You, The Way You Make Me Feel and Man in the Mirror.