20th Century Single of the Day

Today in 1991 the UK No 1 Single was the “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss)” by Cher

Cher-the-shoop-shoop-song-promo-usaCher‘s remake of the 1964 Betty Everett song, “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss)” was cut for the soundtrack of her 1990 film Mermaids in which it played under the closing credits. It peaked at number one in the United Kingdom, where it remained for five weeks, selling a total of 520,000 copies, making it one of the biggest-selling singles by a female artist in Britain in the 1990s. The song was Cher’s first solo number one single, her previous number one in the United Kingdom being with her then husband Sonny Bono and their first hit: “I Got You Babe”.

 

 

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