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On this day in 1986 Wham! wrote the final chapter on their history

“I think it should be the most amicable split in pop history.” said George Michael announcing the break up of Pop duo Wham!. On the same day of their farewell concert at Wembley Stadium, their final single “The Edge Of Heaven” also peaked to No.1 on the UK singles charts

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Quiz! How Well Do You Know George Michael?

How well do you know George Michael? Do the quiz and find out if your are a fantastic fan!

George Michael: A style and fashion icon in photographs
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George Michael: A style and fashion icon in photographs

During four decades George Michael influenced not just music but also fashion and style, Pop Expresso put together some of George’s best and most iconic photographs to celebrate his life and contribution to Pop Culture

George Michael 57th Anniversary Special
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George Michael 58th Anniversary Special

The Pop icon and legend George Michael would had turned 58 today. To celebrate his life, we’ve put together six articles previously published including album reviews, a quiz, a photo gallery and an intimate look

Wham! gets their first No.1 single in 1984 with "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
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Wham! gets their first No.1 single in 1984 with “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”

“Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” it’s one of the most popular and recognizable songs of all time, it provided Wham! with their first No.1 in 1984

The Wham! backing vocalist Shirlie Holliman of duo Pepsi & Shirlie turns 59 today
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The Wham! backing vocalist Shirlie Holliman of duo Pepsi & Shirlie turns 59 today

Shirlie Holliman became famous as part of the Pepsi & Shirlie duo, the backing vocalists for Wham! Today, the singer turns 59

In 1985 Wham! became the first western Pop music act to play live in China
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In 1985 Wham! became the first western Pop music act to play live in China

On March 1985, while touring to promote their second album “Make It Big”, Wham”! made music history when they included China on the tour dates. They played the first concert of their 10 day visit there on April 7, 1985

The other half of Wham! Andrew Ridgeley turns 58: Look back at five of the band's best songs
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The other half of Wham! Andrew Ridgeley turns 58: Look back at five of the band’s best songs

Wham! released their debut album at age 19 and scored some of the 1980’s most memorable hits such as “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and “Last Christmas”

In 1985 Wham! "Make It Big" twice
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In 1985 Wham! “Make It Big” twice

In 1985 Wham! were one of the biggest pop bands (or duo) in the world and after a discreet debut with their first album “Fantastic” released in 1982, they went on to release their best selling and worldwide success “Make It Big” that included some of the 1980’s most memorable Pop music

11 cool autographed postcard pin ups from 1980's stars
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11 cool autographed postcard pin ups from 1980’s stars

Check these awesome autographed postcard pin ups published during the 1980’s on German Pop magazine BRAVO. featuring pop icons like Madonna, A-ha, Wham!, David Bowie, Michael Jackson and more