Slippery When Wet

Released in 1986

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May ?, 1986 Started recording the Slippery When Wet album
July ?, 1986 Finished recording the Slippery When Wet album
July 14, 1986 Start of the Canadian leg of the Slippery When Wet tour supporting Judas Priest
July 23, 1986 Official American release of the You Give Love A Bad Name single
July 25, 1986 Last show of the Canadian leg
August 1, 1986 Official international release of the You Give Love A Bad Name single
August 11, 1986 Start of the Japanese leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
August 18, 1986 Official American release of the Slippery When Wet album
August 25, 1986 End of the Japanese leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
September 9, 1986 Start of the first American leg of the Slippery When Wet tour supporting .39 special
September 13, 1986 You Give Love A Bad Name peaks at 14 on the U.K. top 100
International release of the Slippery When Wet album
September 20, 1986 Slippery When Wet enters the U.K. album top 100 at 8
October 5, 1986 Last show of the American leg of the Slippery When Wet tour supporting .39 special
October 18, 1986 International release of the Livin' On A Prayer single
October 25, 1986 Slippery When Wet peaks at number 1 on the Billboard Album 200
October 31, 1986 American release of the Livin' On A Prayer single
November 7, 1986 Start of the European leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
November 29, 1986 You Give Love A Bad Name peaks at number 1 in the U.S.A. and the band have their first number 1 single.
Slippery When Wet peaks at number 6 on the U.K. album 100
December 6, 1986 Livin' On A Prayer peaks at number 4 on the U.K. top 100
December 8, 1986 Last show of the European leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
December 19, 1986 Start of the second American leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
January 10, 1987 Livin' On A Prayer peaks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and the band get their second number 1 single.
January 17, 1987 Slippery When Wet peaks at number 6 again on the U.K. album 100
April 4, 1987 Official release date of the Wanted Dead Or Alive single
April 16 1987 Last show of the second American leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
April 18, 1987 Wanted Dead Or Alive peaks at number 13 on the U.K. top 100
May 1, 1987 Start of the third American leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
June 6, 1987 Wanted Dead Or Alive peaks at 7 on the Billboard Hot 100
August 8, 1987 Official international release date of the Never Say Goodbye single
August 10, 1987 Last show of the third American leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
August 22, 1987 Never Say Goodbye peaks at number 21 on the U.K. top 100
September 5, 1987 Start of the Australasian leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
September 19, 1987 Last show of the Australasian leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
September 24, 1987 Start of the last leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
October 17, 1987 Despite the song not being released as a single, Edge Of A Broken Heart makes it to number 38 on the Airplay chart solely by fans requesting the song on the radio (remember, there was no youTube or downloads back then)
Last show of the last leg of the Slippery When Wet tour
November 7, 1987 After 60 weeks, Slippery When Wet is finally out of the album 100 in the U.K., only to re-appear multiple times in following years.