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#1 hits of the 1980s (UK version)

Name the musical acts who got to #1 in the UK singles chart in the 1980s
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Year
Song
Artist
1980
Brass in Pocket
The Pretenders
1980
The Special A.K.A. Live!
The Special A.K.A. feat. Rico
1980
Coward of the County
Kenny Rogers
1980
Atomic
Blondie
1980
Together We Are Beautiful
Fern Kinney
1980
Going Underground / Dreams of Children
The Jam
1980
Working My Way Back to You – Forgive Me Girl
Detroit Spinners
1980
Call Me
Blondie
1980
Geno
Dexy's Midnight Runners
1980
What's Another Year
Johnny Logan
1980
Theme from M*A*S*H (Suicide is Painless)
M*A*S*H
1980
Crying
Don McLean
1980
Xanadu
Olivia Newton-John and the Electric Light Orchestra
1980
Use It Up and Wear It Out
Odyssey
1980
The Winner Takes It All
ABBA
1980
Ashes to Ashes
David Bowie
1980
Start!
The Jam
1980
Feels Like I'm in Love
Kelly Marie
1980
Don't Stand So Close to Me
The Police
1980
Woman in Love
Barbra Streisand
1980
The Tide Is High
Blondie
1980
Super Trouper
ABBA
1980
(Just Like) Starting Over
John Lennon
1980
There's No One Quite Like Grandma
St Winifred's School Choir
1981
Imagine
John Lennon
1981
Woman
John Lennon
1981
Shaddap You Face
Joe Dolce Music Theatre
1981
Jealous Guy
Roxy Music
1981
This Ole House
Shakin' Stevens
1981
Making Your Mind Up
Bucks Fizz
1981
Stand and Deliver
Adam and the Ants
1981
Being with You
Smokey Robinson
1981
One Day In Your Life
Michael Jackson
1981
Ghost Town
The Specials
1981
Green Door
Shakin' Stevens
1981
Japanese Boy
Aneka
1981
Tainted Love
Soft Cell
1981
Prince Charming
Adam and the Ants
1981
It's My Party
Dave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin
1981
Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic
The Police
1981
Under Pressure
Queen and David Bowie
1981
Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar)
Julio Iglesias
1981
Don't You Want Me
The Human League
1982
The Land of Make Believe
Bucks Fizz
1982
Oh Julie
Shakin' Stevens
1982
Computer Love / The Model
Kraftwerk
1982
Town Called Malice / Precious
The Jam
1982
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
Tight Fit
1982
Seven Tears
Goombay Dance Band
1982
My Camera Never Lies
Bucks Fizz
1982
Ebony and Ivory
Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
1982
A Little Peace
Nicole
1982
House of Fun
Madness
1982
Goody Two Shoes
Adam Ant
1982
I've Never Been to Me
Charlene
1982
Happy Talk
Captain Sensible
1982
Fame
Irene Cara
1982
Come On Eileen
Dexys Midnight Runners and the Emerald Express
1982
Eye of the Tiger
Survivor
1982
Pass the Dutchie
Musical Youth
1982
Do You Really Want to Hurt Me
Culture Club
1982
I Don't Wanna Dance
Eddy Grant
1982
Beat Surrender
The Jam
1982
Save Your Love
Renée and Renato
1983
You Can't Hurry Love
Phil Collins
1983
Down Under
Men at Work
1983
Too Shy
Kajagoogoo
1983
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson
1983
Total Eclipse of the Heart
Bonnie Tyler
1983
Is There Something I Should Know?
Duran Duran
1983
Let's Dance
David Bowie
1983
TRUE
Spandau Ballet
1983
Candy Girl
New Edition
1983
Every Breath You Take
The Police
1983
Baby Jane
Rod Stewart
1983
Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)
Paul Young
1983
Give It Up
KC and the Sunshine Band
1983
Red Red Wine
UB40
1983
Karma Chameleon
Culture Club
1983
Uptown Girl
Billy Joel
1983
Only You
The Flying Pickets
1984
Pipes of Peace
Paul McCartney
1984
Relax
Frankie Goes to Hollywood
1984
99 Red Balloons
Nena
1984
Hello
Lionel Richie
1984
The Reflex
Duran Duran
1984
Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Wham!
1984
Two Tribes
Frankie Goes to Hollywood
1984
Careless Whisper
George Michael
1984
I Just Called to Say I Love You
Stevie Wonder
1984
Freedom
Wham!
1984
I Feel for You
Chaka Khan
1984
I Should Have Known Better
Jim Diamond
1984
The Power Of Love
Frankie Goes to Hollywood
1984
Do They Know It's Christmas?
Band Aid
Year
Song
Artist
1985
I Want to Know What Love Is
Foreigner
1985
I Know Him So Well
Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
1985
You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)
Dead or Alive
1985
Easy Lover
Philip Bailey (duet with Phil Collins)
1985
We Are the World
USA for Africa
1985
Move Closer
Phyllis Nelson
1985
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Paul Hardcastle
1985
You'll Never Walk Alone
The Crowd
1985
Frankie
Sister Sledge
1985
There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)
Eurythmics
1985
Into the Groove
Madonna
1985
I Got You Babe
UB40 and Chrissie Hynde
1985
Dancing in the Street
David Bowie and Mick Jagger
1985
If I Was
Midge Ure
1985
The Power Of Love
Jennifer Rush
1985
A Good Heart
Feargal Sharkey
1985
I'm Your Man
Wham!
1985
Saving All My Love for You
Whitney Houston
1985
Merry Christmas Everyone
Shakin' Stevens
1986
West End Girls
Pet Shop Boys
1986
The Sun Always Shines on T.V.
a-ha
1986
When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going
Billy Ocean
1986
Chain Reaction
Diana Ross
1986
Living Doll
Cliff Richard and The Young Ones
1986
A Different Corner
George Michael
1986
Rock Me Amadeus
Falco
1986
The Chicken Song
Spitting Image
1986
Spirit in the Sky
Doctor and the Medics
1986
The Edge of Heaven
Wham!
1986
Papa Don't Preach
Madonna
1986
The Lady in Red
Chris de Burgh
1986
I Want to Wake Up with You
Boris Gardiner
1986
Don't Leave Me This Way
The Communards
1986
True Blue
Madonna
1986
Every Loser Wins
Nick Berry
1986
Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from Top Gun)
Berlin
1986
The Final Countdown
Europe
1986
Caravan of Love
The Housemartins
1986
Reet Petite (The Sweetest Girl in Town)
Jackie Wilson
1987
Jack Your Body
Steve Silk Hurley
1987
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)
Aretha Franklin and George Michael
1987
Stand by Me
Ben E. King
1987
Everything I Own
Boy George
1987
Respectable
Mel and Kim
1987
Let It Be
Ferry Aid
1987
La Isla Bonita
Madonna
1987
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
Starship
1987
I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
Whitney Houston
1987
Star Trekkin'
The Firm
1987
It's a Sin
Pet Shop Boys
1987
Who's That Girl
Madonna
1987
La Bamba
Los Lobos
1987
I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Michael Jackson and Siedah Garrett
1987
Never Gonna Give You Up
Rick Astley
1987
Pump Up the Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)
MARRS
1987
You Win Again
Bee Gees
1987
China in Your Hand
T'Pau
1987
Always on My Mind
Pet Shop Boys
1988
Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Belinda Carlisle
1988
I Think We're Alone Now
Tiffany
1988
I Should Be So Lucky
Kylie Minogue
1988
Don't Turn Around
Aswad
1988
Heart
Pet Shop Boys
1988
Theme from S-Express
S-Express
1988
Perfect
Fairground Attraction
1988
With a Little Help from My Friends / She's Leaving Home
Wet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg and Cara Tivey
1988
Doctorin' the Tardis
The Timelords
1988
I Owe You Nothing
Bros
1988
Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for You
Glenn Medeiros
1988
The Only Way Is Up
Yazz and the Plastic Population
1988
A Groovy Kind of Love
Phil Collins
1988
He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother
The Hollies
1988
Desire
U2
1988
One Moment in Time
Whitney Houston
1988
Orinoco Flow
Enya
1988
First Time
Robin Beck
1988
Mistletoe and Wine
Cliff Richard
1989
Especially for You
Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
1989
Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart
Marc Almond feat. Gene Pitney
1989
Belfast Child
Simple Minds
1989
Too Many Broken Hearts
Jason Donovan
1989
Like a Prayer
Madonna
1989
Eternal Flame
The Bangles
1989
Hand on Your Heart
Kylie Minogue
1989
Ferry 'Cross the Mersey
The Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden and Stock Aitken Waterman
1989
Sealed with a Kiss
Jason Donovan
1989
Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)
Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler
1989
You'll Never Stop Me Loving You
Sonia
1989
Swing the Mood
Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers
1989
Ride On Time
Black Box
1989
That's What I Like
Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers
1989
All Around the World
Lisa Stansfield
1989
You Got It (The Right Stuff)
New Kids on the Block
1989
Let's Party
Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers
1989
Do They Know It's Christmas?
Band Aid II
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level 26
Apr 13, 2018
Needs time added please. Only got to '85/86
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level 56
Sep 5, 2018
It is very tight for time. Additionally having TRUE in all caps made me think it was an acronym.