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The UK Number 1s

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1980s

# Date Year Artist Title
449 19-Jan 1980 Pretenders Brass In Pocket
450 2-Feb 1980 Specials The Special AKA Live! (EP)
451 16-Feb 1980 Kenny Rogers Coward Of The County
452 1-Mar 1980 Blondie Atomic
453 15-Mar 1980 Fern Kinney Together We Are Beautiful
454 22-Mar 1980 Jam Going Underground / Dreams Of Children
455 12-Apr 1980 Detroit Spinners Working My Way Back To You
456 26-Apr 1980 Blondie Call Me
457 3-May 1980 Dexy’s Midnight Runners Geno
458 17-May 1980 Johnny Logan What’s Another Year
459 31-May 1980 Mash Theme From MASH (Suicide Is Painless)
460 21-Jun 1980 Don McLean Crying
461 12-Jul 1980 Olivia Newton-John Xanadu
462 26-Jul 1980 Odyssey Use It Up And Wear It Out
463 9-Aug 1980 Abba The Winner Takes It All
464 23-Aug 1980 David Bowie Ashes To Ashes
465 6-Sep 1980 Jam Start
466 13-Sep 1980 Kelly Marie Feels Like I’m In Love
467 27-Sep 1980 Police Don’t Stand So Close To Me
468 25-Oct 1980 Barbra Streisand Woman In Love
469 15-Nov 1980 Blondie The Tide Is High
470 29-Nov 1980 Abba Super Trouper
471 20-Dec 1980 John Lennon Just Like Starting Over
472 27-Dec 1980 St Winifred’s School Choir There’s No-one Quite Like Grandma
473 10-Jan 1981 John Lennon Imagine
474 7-Feb 1981 John Lennon Woman
475 21-Feb 1981 Joe Dolce Music Theatre Shaddap You Face
476 14-Mar 1981 Roxy Music Jealous Guy
477 28-Mar 1981 Shakin’ Stevens This Ole House
478 18-Apr 1981 Bucks Fizz Making Your Mind Up
479 9-May 1981 Adam & The Ants Stand & Deliver
480 13-Jun 1981 Smokey Robinson Being With You
481 27-Jun 1981 Michael Jackson One Day In Your Life
482 11-Jul 1981 Specials Ghost Town
483 1-Aug 1981 Shakin’ Stevens Green Door
484 29-Aug 1981 Aneka Japanese Boy
485 5-Sep 1981 Soft Cell Tainted Love
486 19-Sep 1981 Adam & The Ants Prince Charming
487 17-Oct 1981 Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin It’s My Party
488 14-Nov 1981 Police Every Liitle Thing She Does Is Magic
489 21-Nov 1981 Queen & David Bowie Under Pressure
490 5-Dec 1981 Julio Iglesias Begin The Beguine
491 12-Dec 1981 Human League Don’t You Want Me
492 16-Jan 1982 Bucks Fizz Land Of Make Believe
493 30-Jan 1982 Shakin’ Stevens Oh Julie
494 6-Feb 1982 Kraftwerk The Model / Computer Love
495 13-Feb 1982 Jam A Town Called Malice/Precious
496 6-Mar 1982 Tight Fit The Lion Sleeps Tonight
497 27-Mar 1982 Goombay Dance Band Seven Tears
498 17-Apr 1982 Bucks Fizz My Camera Never Lies
499 24-Apr 1982 Paul McCartney with Stevie Wonder Ebony & Ivory
500 15-May 1982 Nicole A Little Peace
501 29-May 1982 Madness House Of Fun
502 12-Jun 1982 Adam Ant Goody Two Shoes
503 26-Jun 1982 Charlene I’ve Never Been To Me
504 3-Jul 1982 Captain Sensible Happy Talk
505 17-Jul 1982 Irene Cara Fame
506 7-Aug 1982 Dexy’s Midnight Runners Come On Eileen
507 4-Sep 1982 Survivor Eye Of The Tiger
508 2-Oct 1982 Musical Youth Pass The Dutchie
509 23-Oct 1982 Culture Club Do You Really Want To Hurt Me
510 13-Nov 1982 Eddy Grant I Don’t Wanna Dance
511 4-Dec 1982 Jam Beat Surrender
512 18-Dec 1982 Renee & Renato Save Your Love
513 15-Jan 1983 Phil Collins You Can’t Hurry Love
514 29-Jan 1983 Men At Work Down Under
515 19-Feb 1983 Kajagoogoo Too Shy
516 5-Mar 1983 Michael Jackson Billie Jean
517 12-Mar 1983 Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse Of The Heart
518 26-Mar 1983 Duran Duran Is There Something I Should Know
519 9-Apr 1983 David Bowie Let’s Dance
520 30-Apr 1983 Spandau Ballet True
521 28-May 1983 New Edition Candy Girl
522 4-Jun 1983 Police Every Breath You Take
523 2-Jul 1983 Rod Stewart Baby Jane
524 23-Jul 1983 Paul Young Wherever I Lay My Heart (That’s My Home)
525 13-Aug 1983 KC & The Sunshine Band Give It Up
526 3-Sep 1983 UB40 Red Red Wine
527 24-Sep 1983 Culture Club Karma Chameleon
528 5-Nov 1983 Billy Joel Uptown Girl
529 10-Dec 1983 Flying Pickets Only You
530 14-Jan 1984 Paul McCartney Pipes Of Peace
531 28-Jan 1984 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax
532 3-Mar 1984 Nena 99 Red Balloons
533 24-Mar 1984 Lionel Richie Hello
534 5-May 1984 Duran Duran The Reflex
535 2-Jun 1984 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
536 16-Jun 1984 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Two Tribes
537 18-Aug 1984 George Michael Careless Whisper
538 8-Sep 1984 Stevie Wonder I Just Called To Say I Love You
539 20-Oct 1984 Wham! Freedom
540 10-Nov 1984 Chaka Khan I Feel For You
541 1-Dec 1984 Jim Diamond I Should Have Known Better
542 8-Dec 1984 Frankie Goes To Hollywood The Power Of Love
543 15-Dec 1984 Band Aid Do They Know It’s Christmas?
544 19-Jan 1985 Foreigner I Want To Know What Love Is
545 9-Feb 1985 Elaine Paige & Barbara Dickson I Know Him So Well
546 9-Mar 1985 Dead Or Alive You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
547 23-Mar 1985 Philip Bailey (duet with Phil Collins) Easy Lover
548 20-Apr 1985 USA For Africa We Are The World
549 4-May 1985 Phyllis Nelson Move Closer
550 11-May 1985 Paul Hardcastle 19
551 15-Jun 1985 Crowd You’ll Never Walk Alone
552 29-Jun 1985 Sister Sledge Frankie
553 27-Jul 1985 Eurythmics There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)
554 3-Aug 1985 Madonna Into The Groove
555 31-Aug 1985 UB40, guest vocals by Chrissie Hynde I Got You Babe
556 7-Sep 1985 David Bowie & Mick Jagger Dancing In The Street
557 5-Oct 1985 Midge Ure If I Was
558 12-Oct 1985 Jennifer Rush The Power Of Love
559 16-Nov 1985 Feargal Sharkey A Good Heart
560 30-Nov 1985 Wham! I’m Your Man
561 14-Dec 1985 Whitney Houston Saving All My Love For You
562 28-Dec 1985 Shakin’ Stevens Merry Christmas Everyone
563 11-Jan 1986 Pet Shop Boys West End Girls
564 25-Jan 1986 A-Ha The Sun Always Shines On TV
565 8-Feb 1986 Billy Ocean When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going
566 8-Mar 1986 Diana Ross Chain Reaction
567 29-Mar 1986 Cliff Richard & The Young Ones, Living Doll
568 19-Apr 1986 George Michael A Different Corner
569 10-May 1986 Falco Rock Me Amadeus
570 17-May 1986 Spitting Image The Chicken Song
571 7-Jun 1986 Doctor & The Medics Spirit In The Sky
572 28-Jun 1986 Wham! Edge Of Heaven
573 12-Jul 1986 Madonna Papa Don’t Preach
574 2-Aug 1986 Chris De Burgh The Lady In Red
575 23-Aug 1986 Boris Gardiner I Want To Wake Up With You
576 13-Sep 1986 Communards Don’t Leave Me This Way
577 11-Oct 1986 Madonna True Blue
578 18-Oct 1986 Nick Berry Every Loser Wins
579 8-Nov 1986 Berlin Take My Breath Away
580 6-Dec 1986 Europe The Final Countdown
581 20-Dec 1986 Housemartins Caravan Of Love
582 27-Dec 1986 Jackie Wilson Reet Petite
583 24-Jan 1987 Steve ‘Silk’ Hurley Jack Your Body
584 7-Feb 1987 Aretha Franklin & George Michael I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
585 21-Feb 1987 Ben E. King Stand By Me
586 14-Mar 1987 Boy George Everything I Own
587 28-Mar 1987 Mel & Kim Respectable
588 4-Apr 1987 Ferry Aid Let It Be
589 25-Apr 1987 Madonna La Isla Bonita
590 9-May 1987 Starship Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now
591 6-Jun 1987 Whitney Houston I Want To Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
592 20-Jun 1987 Firm Star Trekkin’
593 4-Jul 1987 Pet Shop Boys It’s A Sin
594 25-Jul 1987 Madonna Who’s That Girl
595 1-Aug 1987 Los Lobos La Bamba
596 15-Aug 1987 Michael Jackson I Just Can’t Stop Loving You
597 29-Aug 1987 Rick Astley Never Gonna Give You Up
598 3-Oct 1987 MARRS Pump Up The Volume
599 17-Oct 1987 Bee Gees You Win Again
600 14-Nov 1987 T’Pau China In Your Hand
601 19-Dec 1987 Pet Shop Boys Always On My Mind
602 16-Jan 1988 Belinda Carlisle Heaven Is A Place On Earth
603 30-Jan 1988 Tiffany I Think We’re Alone Now
604 20-Feb 1988 Kylie Minogue I Should Be So Lucky
605 26-Mar 1988 Aswad Don’t Turn Around
606 9-Apr 1988 Pet Shop Boys Heart
607 30-Apr 1988 S’Express Theme From S’Express
608 14-May 1988 Fairground Attraction Perfect
609 21-May 1988 Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg With A Little Help From My Friends / She’s Leaving
Home
610 18-Jun 1988 Timelords Doctorin’ The Tardis
611 25-Jun 1988 Bros I Owe You Nothing
612 9-Jul 1988 Glenn Medeiros Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You
613 6-Aug 1988 Yazz & Plastic Population The Only Way Is Up
614 10-Sep 1988 Phil Collins A Groovy Kind Of Love
615 24-Sep 1988 Hollies He Ain’t Heavy He’s My Brother
616 8-Oct 1988 U2 Desire
617 15-Oct 1988 Whitney Houston One Moment In Time
618 29-Oct 1988 Enya Orinoco Flow
619 19-Nov 1988 Robin Beck First Time
620 10-Dec 1988 Cliff Richard Mistletoe & Wine
621 7-Jan 1989 Kylie Minogue & Jason Donovan Especially For You
622 28-Jan 1989 Marc Almond with Gene Pitney Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart
623 25-Feb 1989 Simple Minds Belfast Child
624 11-Mar 1989 Jason Donovan Too Many Broken Hearts
625 25-Mar 1989 Madonna Like A Prayer
626 15-Apr 1989 Bangles Eternal Flame
627 13-May 1989 Kylie Minogue Hand On Your Heart
628 20-May 1989 Christians, Holly Johnson etc. Ferry ‘Cross The Mersey
629 10-Jun 1989 Jason Donovan Sealed With A Kiss
630 24-Jun 1989 Soul II Soul featuring Caron Wheeler Back To Life (How Ever Do You Want Me)
631 22-Jul 1989 Sonia You’ll Never Stop Me From Loving You
632 5-Aug 1989 Jive Bunny Swing The Mood
633 9-Sep 1989 Black Box Ride On Time
634 21-Oct 1989 Jive Bunny That’s What I Like
635 11-Nov 1989 Lisa Stansfield All Around The World
636 25-Nov 1989 New Kids On The Block You Got It (The Right Stuff)
637 16-Dec 1989 Jive Bunny Let’s Party
638 23-Dec 1989 Band Aid II Do They Know It’s Christmas?

Comments

  1. 1
    Sir Algernon Willoghby-FunkJones on 8 Oct 2006 #

    How much is the Fish ?

  2. 2
    Rosie on 11 Jul 2007 #

    Please delete this

  3. 3
    emptyhead on 24 Nov 2007 #

    i`m 42 years old and i ain`t half heard some shit in my time.

  4. 4
    Doctor Mod on 2 Feb 2008 #

    I thought you’d like to know, Tom, that I’m using this site as a resource for students participating in my “Swinging Sixties” tutorial this term. So far, they’ve found it quite illuminating.

  5. 5
    Erithian on 6 Jul 2009 #

    Tom, your ever-receding finishing line has reached another landmark – Cascada yesterday became the 1,100th UK Number 1.

  6. 6
    Tom on 6 Jul 2009 #

    Right now it’s the ever-receding HALFWAY mark that’s obsessing me.

  7. 7
    Rory on 11 May 2010 #

    Time to update page 6 and add a seventh?

  8. 8
    admin on 11 May 2010 #

    i noticed chartstats have http://www.chartstats.com/number1s.php?decade=2010 for the 2010 but not added to their main page yet

  9. 9
    rosie on 10 Dec 2010 #

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