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Chart 1986 Jan-June


1980’s Top 20 charts

January 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 West end girls Pet Shop Boys
2 Hit that perfect beat Bronski Beat
3 The sun always shines on T.V. A-HA
4 Saving all my love for you Whitney Houston
5 Saturday love Cherrelle & Alexander O’Neil
6 Girlie girlie Sophia George
7 Merry Christmas everyone Shakin’ Stevens
8 Walk of life Dire Straits
9 Walking in the air Aled Jones
10 You little thief Feargal Sharkey
11 Broken wings Mr.Mister
12 Dress you up Madonna
13 Do they know it’s Christmas Band Aid
14 I’m your man Wham!
15 Separate lives Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin
16 Alice I want you just for me Full Force
17 Last Christmas Wham!
18 Who’s zoomin’ who Aretha Franklin
19 Russians Sting
20 It’s alright(Baby comn’ back) Eurythmics

February 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 When the goooing gets tough, the
tough gets going
Billy Ocean
2 Borderline Madonna
3 The sun always shines on T.V. A-HA
4 Only love Nena Mouskouri
5 System addict Five Star
6 Walk of life Dire Straits
7 Living in America James Brown
8 Eloise Damned
9 The phantom of the opera Sarah Brightman/Steve Harley
10 Starting together Su Pollard
11 The captain of her heart Double
12 How will I know Whitney Houston
13 Suspicious minds Fine Young Cannibals
14 Broken wings Mr.Mister
15 Chain reaction Diana Ross
16 Saturday love Cherrelle & Alexander O’Neil
17 Rise Public Image Ltd.
18 Pull up to the bumper/La vie en rose Grace Jones
19 Burning heart Survivor
20 Sanctify yourself Simple Minds

March 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 Chain reaction Diana Ross
2 Manic Monday Bangles
3 When the goooing gets tough, the tough gets going Billy Ocean
4 Love missile F1-11 Sigue Sigue Sputnik
5 Absolute beginners David Bowie
6 Hi ho silver Jim Diamond
7 Starting together Su Pollard
8 Burning heart Survivor
9 Theme from Nwe York New York Frank Sinatra
10 (Nothin’ serious)Just buggin’ Whistle
11 How will I know Whitney Houston
12 Living doll Cliff Richard & the Young Ones
13 Kiss Prince & the Revolution
14 The power of love Huey Lewis & the News
15 Eloise Damned
16 Don’t waste my time Paul Hardcastle
17 Move away Culture Club
18 Kyrie Mr.Mister
19 Digging your scene Blow Monkeys
20 Touch me(I want your body) Samantha Fox

April 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 Living doll Cliff Cliff Richard & the Young Ones
2 A different corner George Michael
3 Rock me Amadeus Falco
4 Touch me Samantha Fox
5 A kind of magic Queen
6 Wonderful world Sam Cocke
7 You to me are everything Real Thing
8 Peter gun Art Of Noise & Duane Eddy
9 Secret lovers Atlantic Starr
10 Train of thought A-HA
11 Look away Big Country
12 All the things she said Simple Minds
13 Chain reaction Diana Ross
14 Absolute biginners David Bowie
15 E=MC2 Big Audio Dynamite
16 What have you done for me lately Janet Jackson
17 Can’t wait another minute Five Star
18 Just say no Grange Hill Cast
19 Hi ho silver Jim Diamond
20 Kyrie Mr.Mister

May 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 Lessons in love Level 42
2 Rock me Amadeus Falco
3 On my own Patti Labelle/Michael McDonald
4 The chicken song Spitting Image
5 Live to tell Madonna
6 What have you done for me lately Janet Jackson
7 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
8 Can’t wait another minute Five Star
9 Greatest love of all Whitney Houston
10 A different corner George Michael
11 Snooker loopy Matchroom Mob With Chas & Dave
12 Spirit in the sky Doctor & the Medics
13 I heard it through the grapevine Marvin Gaye
14 Why can’t this be love Van Halen
15 A kind of magic Queen
16 Just say no Grange Hill Cast
17 There’ll be sad songs(To make you cry) Billy Ocean
18 Rolling home Status Quo
19 Look away Big Country
20 You and me tonight Aurra

June 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 Spirit in the sky Doctor & the Medics
2 Holding back the years Simply Red
3 I can’t wait Nu Shooz
4 Addicted to love Robert Palmer
5 Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
6 Can’t get by without you Real Thing
7 The edge of heaven/Where did your heart go Wham!
8 Hunting high and low A-HA
9 Set me free Jaki Graham
10 Everybody wants to run the world Tears For Fears
11 Too good to be forgotten Amazulu
12 Vienna calling Falco
13 The chicken song Spitting Image
14 Happy hour Housemartins
15 On my own Patti Labelle/Michael McDonald
16 New beginning(Mamba Seyra) Bucks Fizz
17 Lessons in love Level 42
18 My favourite waste of time Owen Paul
19 Opportunities(Let’s make lots of money) Pet Shop Boys
20 Amityville(The house on the hill) Lovebug Starski

On to July-Dec 1986

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