Timeline

1982
January 16 1982
1981
July 8 1981
June 12 1981

“Our Lips Are Sealed” is released as a single in the U.S.

“Our Lips Are Sealed” is released as a single in the U.S.

Peaked #10 in Billboard Hot 100, Peaked #10 in Billboard Hot Dance Club songs, Peaked #2 in Australia, Peaked #3 in Canada

April 1 1981
1980
December 1 1980

Margot was replaced with Kathy

Original bassist Margot Olavarria fell ill and was replaced with Kathy Valentine. Olavarria sued the remaining members in 1982 for wrongfully throwing her out. The suit was settled in 1984.

October 31 1980
July 27 1980
1979
December 1 1979
July 1 1979
1978
May 1 1978

The Go-Go’s formed in Los Angeles, California

The Go-Go’s formed in Los Angeles, California

Initially consisting of Belinda Carlisle (vocals), Jane Wiedlin (guitar, vocals), Margot Olavarria (bass) and Elissa Bell (drums). Later in the year, Charlotte Caffey (lead guitar, keyboards) was added to The Go-Go’s.