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In 1985, Duran Duran peak to No.1 with their James Bond theme "A View To A Kill"
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In 1985, Duran Duran peak to No.1 with their James Bond theme “A View To A Kill”

“A View To A Kill” remains the only James Bond theme song to have reached number 1 on the Hot 100, it provided Duran Duran with one of their biggest hits

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Duran Duran scores their first U.S No.1 in 1984 with “The Reflex”

“The Reflex” was released in 1984 on Duran Duran’s third album “Seven and the Ragged Tiger”, and as a third single for the album in April 1984, becoming their most successful single worldwide

Boys on film: Top 15 Duran Duran songs and music videos with John Taylor who turns 61 today
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Boys on film: Top 15 Duran Duran songs and music videos with John Taylor who turns 61 today

John Taylor is one of the most successful figures to come out of the 1980’s New Wave and New Romantic movement, good looks aren’t everything, but for Duran Duran allied with their talent, certainly helped them to rule the 1980’s as the most popular New Wave band in the world with a string of hit songs and music videos. John Taylor turns 61 today

Duran Duran founding member and keyboardist Nick Rhodes turns 59 today
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Duran Duran founding member and keyboardist Nick Rhodes turns 59 today

Nick Rhodes founded Duran Duran in 1978 and together with John Taylor has been the only constant member on it

Duran Duran scores another No.1 in 1984 with "The Reflex"
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Duran Duran scores another No.1 in 1984 with “The Reflex”

Released as the third single of their 1984 album “Seven And The Ragged Tiger”, “The Reflex” peaked to No.1 on May 5 and gave Duran Duran their biggest international hit

Duran Duran's drummer Roger Taylor was born on this day in 1960
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Duran Duran’s drummer Roger Taylor was born on this day in 1960

Roger Taylor shares his name with another famous drummer, but this Taylor is the original drummer for Duran Duran. He was born on this day in 1960

Duran Duran earns their first No.1 in 1983 with "Is There Something I Should Know?"
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Duran Duran earns their first No.1 in 1983 with “Is There Something I Should Know?”

Viewed as the head of the early 1980’s British New Romantic music movement, Duran Duran became one of the best selling and successful Pop bands of all time

Original Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor turns 60 today
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Original Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor turns 60 today

With Duran Duran, Andy Taylor reached the pinnacle of his success during the 1980’s, but the guitarist has had also a successful solo career collaborating with many other artists and with Power Station back in the 1980’s. Look back at Taylor’s life and career on the day he turns 60

Simon Le Bon turns 62 today
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Simon Le Bon turns 62 today

Nothing screams more modern classic Pop music than Duran Duran 1980’s hits, the iconic frontman Simon Le Bon,turns 62 today