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"Bette Davis Eyes" is a song written and composed by Donna Weiss and Jackie DeShannon in 1974. It was recorded by DeShannon that year but made popular by American singer Kim Carnes in 1981 when it spent nine non-consecutive weeks at the top of the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It won the 1981 Grammy Awards for Song of the Year and Record of the Year.

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    May 16, 1981: Kim Carnes' 'Bette Davis Eyes' Tops the Charts in America and Around the World

    On this day May 16, 1981, "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes claimed the #1 position as America's top song. It maintained this status from May 16 to June 19, and again from June 27 to July 24. Additionally, it reached #1 in France, Italy, Spain, West Germany, Norway, Switzerland, Australia, and...
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    Kim Carnes' 'Bette Davis Eyes' Released on This Day

    On this day March 10, 1981, "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes was released. It dominated the charts in America from May 16 to June 19 and again from June 27 to July 24. The song also reached the number one spot in several other countries including France, Italy, Spain, West Germany, Norway...
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    Flashback: February 24, 1982 - 24th Annual Grammy Awards

    On this day, February 24, 1982, the 24th Annual Grammy Awards aired on CBS, with Quincy Jones as the host. The event took place at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Winners included: Record of the Year: "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes Album of the Year: "Double Fantasy" by John Lennon &...
  4. Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes (Official Music Video)

    Kim Carnes - Bette Davis Eyes (Official Music Video)

    Official video for "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes.Revisit more 80's music videos:
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    Mistaken Identity (1981)

    Title: Mistaken Identity Artist: Kim Carnes Genre: Rock Released: 1981 Tracks: 1 - Bette Davis Eyes - 3:49 2 - Hit & Run - 3:18 3 - Mistaken Identity - 4:51 4 - When I'm Away From You - 3:37 5 - Draw of the Cards - 4:54 6 - Break the Rules Tonight (Out of School) - 3:16 7 - Still...