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July 7, 1984 - Prince scores his first number 1 song... When Doves Cry!

July, 7th 1984 was a big day for music!  Bruce Springsteen hits number 1 with his album Born In The USA, and Prince gets his first #1 single with his hit "When Doves Cry."  It went on to spend 5 weeks atop the charts beating out none other than Springsteen's "Dancing In The Dark."

"Dearly beloved... We are gathered here today to celebrate this long called life."  Rest In Peace Prince!

Prince - When Doves Cry (1984)

Prince - When Doves Cry (1984) Dig if you will the picture Of you and I engaged in a kiss The sweat of your body covers me Can you my darling Can you picture this?