*The Week That Was – 30th March 1981

Single of the week: Tenpole Tudor – Swords of a Thousand Men, Twisted Nerve – Vertigo

30th March 1981
Well at least Mr Hoare’s gone to French

31st March 1981
Friggin’ in the Riggin’ in my musical story

1st April 1981
Master scheme failed on Monday
now they’ve got me
League Cup final replay
West Ham 1 – Liverpool 2

2nd April 1981
Some good stuff on John Peel show
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
John Wark PFA player of the year two weeks ago

3rd April 1981
So Boring

4th April 1981
West Bromwich 3 – Ipswich 1

5th April 1981
With Matthew

This week’s chart-topper is: Shakin’ Stevens – This Old House

*The Week That Was – 23rd March 1981

Single of the week: BA Robertson – Saint-Saëns

23rd March 1981
Radio One in Scotland

24th March 1981
Drummer Man

25th March 1981
Bust me foot
O

26th March 1981
Cranborne – St Michaels
1/7
Dominque Spoors asked me out

27th March 1981
Tomorrow went to disco to see above
said it was a joke Ha Ha

28th March 1981
Ipswich 4 (1) – Sunderland 1 (1)

29th March 1981
Record of the month:
Restricted Code – First Night On
Nine Below Zero – Three Times Enough
UK Decay – Unexpected Guest
Stiff Little Fingers – Just Fade Away
Ten Pole Tudor – Swords of a Thousand Men

This week’s chart-topper is: Shakin’ Stevens – This Old House

*The Week That Was – 16th March 1981

Single of the week: Stiff Little Fingers – Just Fade Away

16th March 1981
16UP yesterday at 10.45

17th March 1981
Heard new charts at school

18th March 1981
Ipswich 3 – St. Etienne 1 (1-0)
agg 7-2

19th March 1981
We’re gonna win the UEFA Cup
Drawn against Cologne

20th March 1981
Some of my records came tomorrow

21st March 1981
Manchester United 2 – Ipswich 1
Oh well

22nd March 1981
I got Bubbles and a Tommy Gun

This week’s chart-topper is: Roxy Music – Jealous Guy
Highest new entry: Linx – Intuition

*The Week That Was – 9th March 1981

Singles of the week: UK Decay – Unexpected Guest, Vice Squad – Last Rockers, Nine Below Zero – Three Times Enough

9th March 1981
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS

10th March 1981
Ipswich 1 – Forest 0

11th March 1981
My fuckin’ back Argh Ow

12th March 1981
Not much happened at home

13th March 1981
Look in other DIARY you prune

14th March 1981
Ipswich 3 – Tottenham 0 (2-0)
Mick Mills dislocates shoulder

15th March 1981
Kim Wilde No 6

This week’s chart-topper is: Roxy Music – Jealous Guy
Highest New Entry: Phil Collins – I Missed Again

*The Week That Was – 2nd March 1981

Single of the week: Restricted Code – First Night On

2nd March 1981
Shall I give my 5-page drug article to the school mag?

3rd March 1981
YES! It’s quite good

4th March 1981
St. Etienne 1 – Ipswich 4

5th March 1981
West Ham lost 4-1 at home
Liverpool won 5-1 at home
Newport drew 2-2 away

6th March 1981
Doin’ me back with all this typing

7th March 1981
Cup
Forest 3 – Ipswich 3

8th March 1981
WE’RE THROUGH

This week’s chart-topper is: same as last week UGH
Highest new entry: Kim Wilde – Kids in America