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32 Years Ago DEF LEPPARD's HYSTERIA Single At Number 26 In The UK

Def Leppard 1987. Def Leppard Hysteria

Def Leppard's classic Hysteria single reached Number 26 in the UK chart 32 years ago on this day in 1987.

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

It was released on 16th November 1987 on two CDs, 7/12" and cassette.

It peaked at Number 26 on 5th December after rising up from 31 the week before where it debuted.

The follow up to Pour Some Sugar On Me which reached Number 18 in October 1987.

In all it spent seven weeks on the chart. Three inside the Top 40. The first chart run lasted five weeks before it re-entered for two more weeks in January 1988.

As the band were on tour in the USA they did not appear on Top Of The Pops which might have helped push the single higher.

Def Leppard 1987.

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