YEAR

U.S.

U.K.

1980

Blondie
Call Me
The Police
Don’t Stand So Close To Me

1981

Kim Carnes
Bette Davis Eyes
Soft Cell
Tainted Love

1982

Olivia Newton-John
Physical
Dexy’s Midnight Runners
Come On Eileen

1983

The Police
Every Breath You Take
Culture Club
Karma Chameleon

1984

Prince
When Doves Cry
Band Aid
Do They Know It’s Christmas?

1985

Wham!
Careless Whisper
Jennifer Rush
The Power Of Love

1986

Dionne & Friends
That’s What Friends Are For
Communards
Don’t Leave Me This Way

1987

The Bangles
Walk Like An Egyptian
Rick Astley
Never Gonna Give You Up

1988

George Michael
Faith
Cliff Richard
Mistletoe And Wine

1989

Chicago
Look Away
Black Box
Ride On Time