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33 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD's LOVE BITES Single Number 11 In UK

Def Leppard 1988. Love Bites 1988

Def Leppard's classic Love Bites single hit Number 11 in the UK singles chart on this day in 1988.

The fifth single to be released from the 'Hysteria' album in the UK.

It was released on 4th July 1988 reaching Number 11 and spent eight weeks on the UK chart. Six inside the Top 40.

It entered at Number 20 on 16th July before rising to 12 and then its peak position of 11 in the third week. The fifth Top 20 hit from the album.

On the same day the Hysteria album spent it's second week at Number One on the US Billboard Top 200 chart.

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At Number One in this week was Glen Medeiros with 'Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You'.

The only other rock acts in the Top 40 were Bruce Springsteen at 33 and INXS at 38.

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