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RECENT TIMELINE

1980...

February
The Cars - "Touch And Go" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Candy-O).

October
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The Cars hit the Top 40 with "Touch And Go."
from the LP
Panorama
ARC chart run: 39 - 34 - 32 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 204
The Cars - Shake It Upavailable for download at iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1981...

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 40 with "Shake It Up."
from the LP
Shake It Up
ARC chart run: 32 - 27 - 23 - 17 - 15 - 14 - 13 - 12 - 6 - 3 - 2 - 2 - 6 - 13 - 16 - 30 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 23
The Cars - "Shake It Up" (Single)available for download at iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1982...# 38 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 10 with "Shake It Up."

March
The Cars - "Since You're Gone" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 40 with "Since Your Gone."
from the LP
Shake It Up
ARC chart run: 39 - 32 - 30 - 27 - off
Year-End Chart Position: # 192
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

1984...# 6 Singles Artist of the Year

March
The Cars - "You Might Think" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 40 with "You Might Think."

April
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 10 with "You Might Think."

May
The Cars - Heartbeat Citybutton.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 40 with "Magic."
from the LP
Heartbeat City
ARC chart run: 35 - 27 - 23 - 21 - 16 - 14 - 11 - 8 - 7 - 12 - 20 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

June
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 10 with "Magic."

August
The Cars - "Drive" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 40 with "Drive."
from the LP
Heartbeat City
ARC chart run: 37 - 30 - 25 - 19 - 13 - 9 - 6 - 5 - 2 - 1 - 3 - 16 - 24 - 32 - off
available for download at
iTunes and Amazon.mp3

September
The Cars - "Magic" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "You Might Think" won a MTV Video Music Award for Video of the Year and was nominated for Best Concept Video, Viewer's Choice, Best Art Direction, Most Experimental Video, and Best Special Effects.
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 10 with "Drive."

October
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The Cars hit #1 for a week with "Drive."

1985...# 58 Singles Artist of the Year

February
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars were nominated for 2
Grammy Awards for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group ("Drive") and Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group (Heartbeat City).

September
The Cars - "Magic" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) The video for "Drive" was nominated for a MTV Video Music Award for Best Group Video.

November
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 40 with "Tonight She Comes."

December
button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars hit the Top 10 with "Tonight She Comes."

1986...The Cars: # 97 Singles Artist of the Year

1987...The Cars: # 88 Singles Artist of the Year

1993...

October
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Rolling Stone: "The 100 Top Music Videos" included "You Might Think" at # 30.

2000...

November
The Cars - "Just What I Needed" (Single)button.gif (123 bytes) Rolling Stone & MTV: 100 Greatest Pop Songs included "Just What I Needed" at # 65.
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available for download at mp3 Available at Amazon.com)

2001...

May
button.gif (123 bytes) VH1: 100 Greatest Videos included "You Might Think" at # 76.

2004...

button.gif (123 bytes) # 123 on the Top Pop Artists of the Past 25 Years chart.

2006..

June
button.gif (123 bytes) Greg Hawkes and Eliott Easton along with Todd Rundgren, Kasim Sulton of Utopia and Prairie Prince of The Tubes formed 'The New Cars' for a tour with Blondie and a live LP It's Alive (Rolling Stone: 2 stars from Rolling Stone). The tour was later cancelled after Easton suffered a broken clavicle after their tour bus swerved to avoid another vehicle.

2011...

May
The Cars - 'Move Like This'button.gif (123 bytes) The Cars released Move Like This.

2016...



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