‘I Don’t Like Mondays’ By THE BOOMTOWN RATS Topped UK Singles Chart 40 Years Ago…

Knockouts from the past

28 July 2019

This day 40 years ago Irish rockers THE BOOMTOWN RATS led by charismatic frontman and Live Aid legend Bob Geldof hit the top spot of the UK Singles Chart with their classic cracker ‘I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS’. A song inspired by the immensely dramatic event of a mass shooting at an elementary school in San Diego, where a 16-year old girl shot two adults and wounded several young students reportedly because she didn’t like Mondays.

Listen/watch below…


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