Weird Al makes “Mandatory Fun” No.1 in The Coast Music Museum.

The Coast Music Museum for August 2nd 2018.

1984 – August 2nd 1984, Prince’s “When Doves Cry” hits its 5th week at No.1 on The Billboard Charts.

1998 – A U.K publishing poll crowned The Beatles as “Favorite Recording Artist of All Time” on August 2nd, 1998. Runner’s up included Queen, Elton John and Elvis.

2014 – Weird Al Yankovic earns his first No.1 on the album charts for his parody song collection “Mandatory Fun”, on August 2nd 2014.

Artifact of the day: 1975 – The Eagles earned their second U.S No.1 with “One of These Nights” on August 2nd 1975.