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The Pleasure Principle - 1979
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Top 100 Chart Positions

United Kingdom   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  20 September 1979 NEW - - 01
  27 September 1979 01 02
  04 October 1979 01 01
  11 October 1979 02 03
  18 October 1979 03 06
  25 October 1979 04 10
Beggars Banquet | BEGC 10 | BEGA 10   01 November 1979 10 20
Released on the 07th September 1979   08 November 1979 15 35
Reached Number 1 on 20th September 1979 for 1 week and 04th October 1979 for 1 week.   15 November 1979 06 41
Spent 21 weeks in the charts   22 November 1979 01 42
Sales | Gold Certification 100,000 +   29 November 1979 02 40
    06 December 1979 04 36
    13 December 1979 01 37
    20 December 1979 08 45
    27 December 1979 03 48
    03 January 1980 10 38
    10 January 1980 04 34
    17 January 1980 01 33
    24 January 1980 19 52
    31 January 1980 06 46
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
Cars          
Complex          

 

Top 100 Chart Positions

Australia   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  11 September 1980 NEW - - 24
         
         
         
         
         
Beggars Banquet | M5 600049 | 600049          
Released 11th September 1980          
Reached Number 24 on          
Spent x weeks in the charts          
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
Cars          
Complex          
             

 

Top 100 Chart Positions as issued in R.P.M. (Records, Promotion, Music Magazine)

Canada   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  09 February 1980 NEW - - 87
  16 February 1980 12 75
  23 February 1980 08 67
  01 March 1980 15 52
  08 March 1980 01 51
  15 March 1980 07 44
Beggars Banquet | BEGC 10 | BEGA 10   22 March 1980 12 32
Released 01st February 1980   29 March 1980 06 26
Reached Number 11 on 19th April for 2 weeks   05 April 1980 08 18
Spent 29 week in the charts   12 April 1980 04 14
    19 April 1980 03 11
    26 April 1980 - - 11
    03 May 1980 02 13
    10 May 1980 02 15
    17 May 1980 12 27
    24 May 1980 - - 27
    31 May 1980 01 26
    07 June 1980 01 25
    14 June 1980 04 21
    21 June 1980 01 20
    28 June 1980 - - 20
    05 July 1980 01 21
    12 July 1980 - - 21
    19 July 1980 11 32
    26 July 1980 06 38
    02 August 1980 02 40
    09 August 1980 05 45
    16 August 1980 08 53
    23 August 1980 37 90
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
Cars          
             

 


 

Top 100 Chart Positions as issued in R.P.M. (Records, Promotion, Music Magazine)

Canada   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  23 April 1980 NEW - - 12
  30 April 1980 03 09
  07 May 1980 - - 09
  14 May 1980 07 16
  21 May 1980 04 20
  28 May 1980 05 15
Beggars Banquet | BEGC 10 | BEGA 10   04 June 1980 02 17
Released April 1980   11 June 1980 01 18
Reached Number 12 on          
Spent 1 week in the charts          
           
           

Singles Released from The Pleasure Principle          
Cars          
             

 

Top 200 Chart Positions Billboard Magazine

United States of America   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  02 February 1980 NEW - - 185
  09 February 1980 13 172
  16 February 1980 10 162
  23 February 1980 25 137
  01 March 1980 01 126
  08 March 1980 45 81
ATCO | CS38-120 | SD38-120 | TP38-120   15 March 1980 17 64
Released 25th January 1980   22 March 1980 22 42
Reached Number 16 on 24th May 1980   29 March 1980 04 38
Spent 30 weeks in the charts   05 April 1980 07 31
    12 April 1980 04 27
US Billboard 200   19 April 1980 02 25
    26 April 1980 02 23
    03 May 1980 01 22
    10 May 1980 02 20
    17 May 1980 02 18
    24 May 1980 02 16
    31 May 1980 - - 16
    07 June 1980 04 20
    14 June 1980 03 23
    21 June 1980 04 27
    28 June 1980 05 33
    05 July 1980 25 58
    12 July 1980 18 76
    19 July 1980 07 83
    25 July 1980 03 86
    02 August 1980 - - 86
    09 August 1980 22 108
    16 August 1980 04 104
    23 August 1980 42 146
           

Single Released from The Pleasure Principle          
Cars          
             

 


 

Top 200 Chart Positions Cash Box Newspaper

United States of America   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  02 February 1980 NEW - - 157
  09 February 1980 19 138
  16 February 1980 18 120
  23 February 1980 14 106
  01 March 1980 10 96
  08 March 1980 13 83
ATCO | CS38-120 | SD38-120 | TP38-120   15 March 1980 09 74
Released 25th January 1980   22 March 1980 13 61
Reached Number 33 on 14th June 1980   29 March 1980 16 46
Spent 29 weeks in the charts   05 April 1980 06 40
    12 April 1980 03 37
    19 April 1980 - - 37
    26 April 1980 - - 37
    03 May 1980 02 39
    10 May 1980 05 44
    17 May 1980 03 41
    24 May 1980 03 38
    31 May 1980 03 35
    07 June 1980 01 34
    14 June 1980 01 33
    21 June 1980 07 40
    28 June 1980 18 58
    05 July 1980 04 62
    12 July 1980 07 69
    19 July 1980 12 81
    26 July 1980 14 95
    02 August 1980 01 96
    09 August 1980 29 125
    16 August 1980 43 168
           

Single Released from The Pleasure Principle          
Cars          
             

 


 

Top 200 Chart Positions Record World Newspaper

United States of America   Chart Date Up / Down Place(s) Chart
Position

  02 February 1980 NEW - - 128
  09 February 1980 15 113
  16 February 1980 10 103
  23 February 1980 09 94
  01 March 1980 08 86
  08 March 1980 09 77
ATCO | CS38-120 | SD38-120 | TP38-120   15 March 1980 10 67
Released 25th January 1980   22 March 1980 12 55
Reached Number 34 on 07th June 1980   29 March 1980 05 50
Spent 25 weeks in the charts   05 April 1980 05 45
    12 April 1980 05 40
    19 April 1980 01 39
    26 April 1980 01 38
    03 May 1980 06 44
    10 May 1980 02 46
    17 May 1980 06 40
    24 May 1980 01 39
    31 May 1980 03 36
    07 June 1980 02 34
    14 June 1980 16 50
    21 June 1980 04 46
    28 June 1980 01 45
    05 July 1980 19 64
    12 July 1980 20 84
    19 July 1980 38 122
           

Single Released from The Pleasure Principle          
Cars          
             

 

 

References

 
       
       
       
       
       
       
         
Official Charts Archive        
Record Mirror        
Radio 1 Official New Album Charts as released on a Thursday.
US Billboard 200        
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

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04 October 2020

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