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UK Top 100 Chart Positions

United Kingdom   Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

  29 August 1979 20 NEW
  04 September 1979 03
  11 September 1979 02
  18 September 1979 01
  25 September 1979 02
  02 October 1979 03
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23   09 October 1979 07
Released on 24th August 1979   16 October 1979 14
Reached Number 1 on 18th September 1979 for 1 week   23 October 1979 37
Spent 11 weeks in the charts   30 October 1979 44
Sales | Gold Certification 400,000 + BPI October 1979   06 November 1979 68
Song Lyrics        

Taken from the album | The Pleasure Principle        
       
         
         
         

 

Australian Top 100 Chart Positions

Australia   Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

  29 August 1979   NEW
       
       
       
       
       
Atlantic | 100110        
Released on        
Reached Number 9 on        
Spent 3 weeks in the charts        
Sales |        
Song Lyrics        

Taken from the album - The Pleasure Principle        
       
         
         
         

Canadian Top 100 Chart Positions

Canada   Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

  29 August 1979   NEW
       
       
       
       
       
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23        
Released on        
Reached Number 1 on        
Spent x weeks in the charts        
Sales |        
Song Lyrics        

Taken from the album - The Pleasure Principle        
       
         
         
         

Canadian Top 100 Chart Positions

Germany   Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

  12 November 1979 45 NEW
       
       
       
       
       
Beggars Banquet | INT 111.524        
Released on        
Reached Number 45 on 12th November 1979        
Spent 1 week in the charts        
Sales |        
Song Lyrics        

Taken from the album - The Pleasure Principle        
       
         
         
         

Irish Top 30 Chart Positions

Ireland   Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

  16 September 1979 13 NEW
  23 September 1979 05
  30 September 1979 05
  07 October 1979 05
  14 October 1979 14
       
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23        
Released on        
Reached Number 5 on 23rd September 1979        
Spent 5 weeks in the charts        
Sales |        
Song Lyrics        

Taken from the album - The Pleasure Principle        
       
         
         
         

New Zealand Top 50 Chart Positions

New Zealand   Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

  18 November 1979 49 NEW
  09 December 1979 43
  16 December 1979 35
  23 December 1979 23
  Drop out of charts ?    
  20 January 1980 21
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23   27 January 1980 20
Released on 10th February 1980   03 February 1980 20
Reached Number 18 on   10 February 1980 18
Spent 8 weeks in the charts        
Sales |        
Song Lyrics        
         
         
         
         
         
         

Taken from the album - The Pleasure Principle        
       
         
         
         

USA Top 100 Chart Positions

United States of America   Chart Date Chart
Position
Up / Down

  16 February 1980 81 NEW
  21 February 1980 72
  28 February 1980 64
  08 March 1980 56
  15 March 1980 51
  22 March 1980 45
Beggars Banquet | BEG 23  

29 March 1980

40
Released on 08 February 1980   05 April 1980 36
Reached Number 9 on 07 June 1980   12 April 1980 32
Spent 25 weeks in the charts   19 April 1980 25
Sales |   26 April 1980 22
Song Lyrics   04 May 1980 15
    11 May 1980 12
    18 May 1980 10
    25 May 1980 10
    31 May 1980 10
    07 June 1980 09
    14 June 1980 09
    21 June 1980 09
    28 June 1980 14
    05 July 1980 17
    12 July 1980 29
    19 July 1980 37
    26 July 1980 62
    02 August 1980 97
         
         

Taken from the album - The Pleasure Principle        
       
         
         
         

 

References

 
       
       
       
       
       
       
         
Official Charts Archive        
Record Mirror        
Radio 1 Official New Chart Singles as released on a Wednesday.

 

       
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

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