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#1 Hits of the 1980s Quiz

Name the musical acts who recorded a #1 hit in the 1980s.
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Year
Song
Artist
1989
Another Day in Paradise
1989
We Didn't Start the Fire
1989
Blame It on the Rain
1989
When I See You Smile
1989
Listen to Your Heart
1989
Miss You Much
1989
Girl I'm Gonna Miss You
1989
Don't Wanna Lose You
1989
Hangin' Tough
1989
Cold Hearted
1989
Right Here Waiting
1989
Batdance
1989
Toy Soldiers
1989
If You Don't Know
Me By Now
1989
Good Thing
1989
Baby Don't Forget
My Number
1989
Satisfied
1989
I'll Be Loving You
(Forever)
1989
Wind Beneath My Wings
1989
Rock On
1989
Forever Your Girl
1989
I'll Be There for You
1989
Like a Prayer
1989
She Drives Me Crazy
1989
The Look
1989
Eternal Flame
1989
The Living Years
1989
Lost in Your Eyes
1989
Straight Up
1989
When I'm with You
1989
Two Hearts
1989
My Prerogative
1988/9
Every Rose Has
Its Thorn
1988
Look Away
1988
Baby, I Love Your Way/
Freebird Medley
1988
Bad Medicine
1988
Wild, Wild West
1988
Kokomo
1988
A Groovy Kind of Love
1988
Red Red Wine
1988
Love Bites
1988
Don't Worry, Be Happy
1988
Sweet Child o' Mine
1988
Monkey
1988
Roll With It
1988
Hold On to the Nights
1988
The Flame
1988
Dirty Diana
1988
Foolish Beat
1988
Together Forever
1988
One More Try
1988
Anything for You
1988
Wishing Well
1988
Where Do Broken
Hearts Go
1988
Get Outta My Dreams,
Get into My Car
1988
Man in the Mirror
1988
Never Gonna Give
You Up
1988
Father Figure
1988
Seasons Change
1988
Could've Been
1988
Need You Tonight
1988
The Way You Make
Me Feel
1988
Got My Mind Set on You
1987/8
Faith
1987
Heaven is a Place
on Earth
1987
(I've Had) The Time of
My Life
1987
Mony Mony
1987
I Think We're Alone Now
1987
Bad
1987
Lost in Emotion
1987
Here I Go Again
1987
Didn't We Almost
Have It All
1987
I Just Can't Stop
Loving You
1987
La Bamba
1987
Who's That Girl
1987
I Still Haven't Found
What I'm Looking For
1987
Shakedown
1987
Alone
1987
I Wanna Dance
with Somebody
(Who Loves Me)
1987
Head to Toe
1987
Always
1987
You Keep Me Hangin' On
1987
With or Without You
1987
(I Just) Died in
Your Arms
1987
I Knew You Were
Waiting (for Me)
1987
Nothing's Gonna
Stop Us Now
1987
Lean on Me
1987
Jacob's Ladder
1987
Livin' on a Prayer
1987
Open Your Heart
1987
At This Moment
1987
Shake You Down
1986/7
Walk Like an Egyptian
1986
The Way It Is
1986
The Next Time I Fall
1986
You Give Love a
Bad Name
1986
Human
1986
Amanda
1986
True Colors
1986
When I Think of You
1986
Stuck with You
1986
Take My Breath Away
1986
Venus
1986
Higher Love
1986
Papa Don't Preach
1986
Glory of Love
1986
Sledgehammer
1986
Invisible Touch
1986
Holding Back the Years
1986
There'll Be Sad Songs
(To Make You Cry)
1986
On My Own
1986
Live to Tell
1986
Greatest Love of All
1986
West End Girls
1986
Addicted to Love
1986
Kiss
Year
Song
Artist
1986
Rock Me Amadeus
1986
These Dreams
1986
Sara
1986
Kyrie
1986
How Will I Know
1986
That's What Friends Are For
1985/6
Say You, Say Me
1985
Broken Wings
1985
Separate Lives
1985
We Built This City
1985
Miami Vice Theme
1985
Part-Time Lover
1985
Saving All My Love
for You
1985
Take on Me
1985
Oh Sheila
1985
Money for Nothing
1985
St. Elmo's Fire
(Man in Motion)
1985
The Power of Love
1985
Shout
1985
Everytime You Go Away
1985
A View to a Kill
1985
Sussudio
1985
Heaven
1985
Everybody Wants to
Rule the World
1985
Everything She Wants
1985
Don't You
(Forget About Me)
1985
Crazy for You
1985
We Are the World
1985
One More Night
1985
Can't Fight This Feeling
1985
Careless Whisper
1985
I Want to Know What
Love Is
1984/5
Like a Virgin
1984
Out of Touch
1984
Wake Me Up Before
You Go-Go
1984
Caribbean Queen
(No More Love on the Run)
1984
I Just Called to Say
I Love You
1984
Let's Go Crazy
1984
Missing You
1984
What's Love Got to
Do with It
1984
Ghostbusters
1984
When Doves Cry
1984
The Reflex
1984
Time After Time
1984
Let's Hear It for the Boy
1984
Hello
1984
Against All Odds
(Take a Look at Me Now)
1984
Footloose
1984
Jump
1984
Karma Chameleon
1984
Owner of a Lonely Heart
1983/4
Say Say Say
1983
All Night Long (All Night)
1983
Islands in the Stream
1983
Total Eclipse of the Heart
1983
Tell Her About It
1983
Maniac
1983
Sweet Dreams
(Are Made of This)
1983
Every Breath You Take
1983
Flashdance...
What a Feeling
1983
Let's Dance
1983
Beat It
1983
Come On Eileen
1983
Billie Jean
1983
Baby, Come to Me
1983
Down Under
1983
Africa
1982/3
Maneater
1982
Mickey
1982
Truly
1982
Up Where We Belong
1982
Who Can It Be Now?
1982
Jack & Diane
1982
Hard to Say I'm Sorry
1982
Abracadabra
1982
Eye of the Tiger
1982
Don't You Want Me
1982
Ebony and Ivory
1982
Chariots of Fire
1982
I Love Rock 'n' Roll
1982
Centerfold
1982
I Can't Go for That
(No Can Do)
1981/2
Physical
1981
Private Eyes
1981
Arthur's Theme
(Best That You Can Do)
1981
Endless Love
1981
Jessie's Girl
1981
The One That You Love
1981
Stars on 45
Various
1981
Bette Davis Eyes
1981
Morning Train (Nine Five)
1981
Kiss on My List
1981
Rapture
1981
Keep on Loving You
1981
I Love a Rainy Night
1981
9 to 5
1981
Celebration
1981
The Tide Is High
1980/1
(Just Like) Starting Over
1980
Lady
1980
Woman in Love
1980
Another One Bites the Dust
1980
Upside Down
1980
Sailing
1980
Magic
1980
It's Still Rock and Roll to Me
1980
Coming Up
1980
Funkytown
1980
Call Me
1980
Another Brick in the
Wall, Part II
1980
Crazy Little Thing
Called Love
1980
Do That to Me One
More Time
1980
Rock with You
1980
Escape (The PiƱa
Colada Song)
1980
Please Don't Go
Answer Stats
#1's
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(46)
I like and hate this quiz in equal measure. On the one hand I can hum most of these tunes to myself, on the other I can't remember who sang them! Good but very frustrating.LOL
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Sep 5, 2012
(37)
I had that problem too!
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Jun 20, 2013
(28)
Can Dionne Warwick (or Warwick) be accepted for "That's what Friends are For"?
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Sep 5, 2012
Yes, that will work now
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Oct 15, 2014
(21)
Hmm, I am shocked Pat Benatar is not on that list anyway.
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Dec 19, 2012
(10)
A lot of prominent 80s artists didn't have number one songs. Springsteen was a notable one. Dancing in the Dark hit number 2 and it's his greatest hit.
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Apr 16, 2014
(30)
The most shocking part of this is that Billy Idol only had one number one....and it was Mony Mony. What a God-awful song.
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Feb 20, 2013
(71)
I wasn't too crazy about it in my day, either, when Tommy James and the Shondells did it, but it has a good beat. Tommy James also did I Think We're Alone Now. In fact, there are several covers on here (we called them remakes) - Red Red Wine, La Bamba, If You Don't Know Me by Now, A Groovy Kind of Love, and You Keep Me Hangin' On.
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Apr 4, 2017
(24)
Man, what a gorgeous playlist ! Congratulations to you, quizmaster !!!
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Mar 14, 2013
(25)
Wow that was tough, great quiz
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Oct 23, 2013
(73)
I found I lost time by singing to myself...
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Mar 12, 2014
(11)
I know every last song and artist but 10 minutes is killing me, I just don't type that fast I guess!
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Apr 28, 2014
(29)
Bangles is misspelled. It is "Bangels"
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Aug 13, 2014
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bangles
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Oct 15, 2014
(34)
I'm one of that weird 3% that chose Club Noveau rather than Bill Withers ;-)
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Nov 12, 2014
(34)
Damnit, I was answering Jennifer Carnes rather than Jennifer Warnes.
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Nov 12, 2014
(45)
I knew most but could not type fast enough
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Dec 16, 2014
(72)
Great quiz! Got 105 and not sure I would have gotten many more, but a couple more minutes would have been great!
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Jan 30, 2015
(73)
Try my quiz about best selling 80's albums here
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Feb 22, 2015
(57)
stop penalizing for spelling. Not everyone's name is easy to spell.
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Feb 22, 2015
(70)
There's no penalty for misspelling but sometimes it's hard to anticipate just how badly someone might misspell something... therefore it can be tricky writing a quiz that accounts for this.
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Feb 22, 2015
(42)
100% with 2:37 left. :)
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Mar 5, 2015
(48)
I'm impressed!
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May 27, 2016
(59)
Great quiz, but Islands in the Stream was sung by Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton.
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Apr 18, 2015
(71)
Yep.
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Apr 4, 2017
(68)
Even with instant recall on every question, I just don't think humans can type that fast.
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Nov 28, 2015
(28)
Jennifer Rush should also be acceptable for "The Power of Love"
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Nov 29, 2015
(39)
Her version was a #1 hit, but not in the United States. This quiz seems to reflect US chart positions specifically, even though many of these songs were #1 hits in other countries.
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Feb 19, 2016
(58)
No, it's for a specific entry on the chart by the band. The question isn't asking for anyone who's recorded the song.
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Mar 23, 2016
(34)
I missed many obvious choices :/
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Sep 30, 2016
Increased the time from 10 to 15 minutes.
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Nov 5, 2016
(60)
I got 87, and there were about a dozen more I should have gotten had I more time to think. Some obvious ones I somehow skipped over as I scrolled up and down the list.
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Nov 10, 2016
(47)
This was so frustrating... I know a lot of these songs but can't remember for the life of me who sang them.
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Apr 4, 2017
(64)
I had the same problem!
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Apr 4, 2017
(21)
Same here!
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Apr 15, 2017
(65)
136. Bam. I am a child of the 80s. If only I could put these skills to good use . . .
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Apr 4, 2017
(37)
If I could just quit singing long enough to try to remember names! Anyone else have trouble getting "Danny Romalotti" out of your mind to remember his real name is Michael Damian? :D
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Aug 12, 2017
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