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Chart 1986 Jul-Dec


1980’s Top 20 charts

July 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 Papa don’t preach Madonna
2 My favourite waste of time Owen Paul
3 The edge of heaven/Where did your heart go Wham!
4 Happy hour Housemartins
5 Let’s go all the way Sly Fox
6 Venus Bananarama
7 Too good to be forgotten Amazulu
8 Every beat of my heart Rod Stewart
9 I can’t wait Nu Shooz
10 Sing our own song UB40
11 The lady in red Chris De Burgh
12 New beginning(Mamba Seyra) Bucks Fizz
13 Bang Zoom(Let’s go go) Real Roxanne With Hitman Howie Tee
14 Do ya do ya(Wanna play with me) Samantha Fox
15 Hunting high and low A-HA
16 Paranoimia Art Of Noise
17 Camouflage Stan Ridgway
18 Spirit in the sky Doctor & the Medics
19 It’s ‘Orrible being in love(When you’re 8 1/2) Clarie & Friends
20 Higher love Steve Winwood

August 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 The lady in red Chris De Burgh
2 So macho/Crusing Sinitta
3 I want to wake up with you Boris Gardiner
4 Camouflage Stan Ridgway
5 Ain’t nothing goin’ on but the rent Gwen Gutherie
6 Papa don’t preach Madonna
7 Anyone can fall in love Anita Dobson
8 Let’s go all the way Sly Fox
9 Find the time Five Star
10 Calling all the heroes It Bites
11 Every beat of my heart Rod Stewart
12 What’s the colour of money? Hollywood Beyond
13 Shout Lulu
14 Panic Smiths
15 I didn’t meant to turn you on Robert Palmer
16 Dancing on the ceiling Lionel Richie
17 Brother Louie Modern Talking
18 I can prove it Phil Fearron
19 We don’t have to take our cloths off Jermaine Stewart
20 Sing our own song UB40

September 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 Don’t leave me this way Communards
2 We don’t have to take our cloths off Jermaine Stewart
3 I want to wake up with you Boris Gardiner
4 Glory of love Peter Cetera
5 (I just) Died in your arms Cutting Crew
6 Rage hard Frankie Goes To Hollywood
7 Brother Louie Modern Talking
8 Word up Cameo
9 Holiday rap M.C.Miker’G’ & Deejav Sven
10 Love can’t turn around Farley ‘Jackmaster’ Funk
11 So macho/Crusing Sinitta
12 Walk this way Run D.M.C.
13 Thorn in my side Eurythmics
14 Human Human League
15 Rain or shine Five Star
16 When I think of you Janet Jackson
17 The lady in red Chris De Burgh
18 You give love a bad name Bon Jovi
19 Sweet freedom Michael McDonald
20 Ain’t nothing goin’ on but the rent Gwen Gutherie

October 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 True blue Madonna
2 Rain or shine Five Star
3 Don’t leave me this way Communards
4 You can call me Al Paul Simon
5 Every loser wins Nick Berry
6 In the army now Status Quo
7 Word up Cameo
8 Thorn in my side Eurythmics
9 Suburbia Pet Shop Boys
10 I’ve been losing you A-HA
11 All I ask of you Cliff Richard & Sarah Brightman
12 Walk like an Egyptian Bangles
13 We don’t have to take our cloths off Jarmine Stewart
14 (Forever)Live and die OMD
15 Always there Marti Webb
16 Walk this way RUN D.M.C.
17 (I just)Died in your arms Cutting Crew
18 True colors Cyndi lauper
19 Stuck with you Huey Lewis & the News
20 Montego bay Amazulu

November 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 Take my breath away Berlin
2 You keep me hangin’ on Kim Wilde
3 Walk like an Egyptian Bangles
4 Showing off(Get fresh at the weekend)) Mel & Kim
5 In the army now Status Quo
6 Every loser wins Nick Berry
7 Breakout Swing Out Sister
8 All I ask of you Cliff Richard & Sarah Brightman
9 Livin’ on a prayer Bon Jovi
10 The final countdown Europe
11 Through the barricades Spandau Ballet
12 Don’t give up Peter Gabriel & Kate Bush
13 Notorious Duran Duran
14 For America Red Box
15 Midas touch Midnight Star
16 True blue Madonna
17 Don’t get me wrong Pretenders
18 You can call me Al Paul Simon
19 Each tiime you break my heart Nick Kamen
20 French kissin’ in the USA Debbie Harry

December 1986

UK (US) Song title Artist
1 The final countdown Europe
2 Sometimes Erasure
3 Caravan of love Housemartins
4 The rain Oran ‘Juice’ Jones
5 Livin’ on a prayer Bon Jovi
6 Take my breath away Berlin
7 Open your heart Madonna
8 Shake you down Gregory Abbott
9 Reet petite Jackie Wilson
10 So cold the night Communards
11 Each tiime you break my heart Nick Kamen
12 French kissin’ in the USA Debbie Harry
13 Cry wolf A-HA
14 Breakout Swing Out Sister
15 The skye boat song Roger Whittaker & Des O’Connor
16 Is this love Alison Moyet
17 You keep me hangin’ on Kim Wilde
18 Showing off(Get fresh at the weekend)) Mel & Kim
19 Big fun Gap Band
20 Land of confusion Genesis

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