On This Date: Wham! Made It Big With "Make It Big"

In 1985, Wham! began its three weeks at the number one spot on Billboard's Top 200 album chart. It was led with "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go," the first single off the album to reach #1 on the Hot 100 Singles Chart.

"Careless Whisper" and "Everything She Wants" also became chart toppers from Make It Big.

The RIAA has certified the album 6x Platinum, with 6 million copies sold in the U.S.