Statistics for UK Number 1 singles of the 1980s

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Answer Stats

YearSong TitleArtist% Correct
1981Under PressureQueen and David Bowie
97%
1985Into the GrooveMadonna
96%
1980Don't Stand So Close to MeThe Police
96%
1986True BlueMadonna
96%
1987Who's That GirlMadonna
96%
1987La Isla BonitaMadonna
96%
1981Every Little Thng She Does Is MagicThe Police
96%
1989Like a PrayerMadonna
96%
1985Dancing in the StreetDavid Bowie and Mick Jagger
96%
1983Every Breath You TakeThe Police
96%
1986Papa Don't PreachMadonna
96%
1981One Day In Your LifeMichael Jackson
95%
1981ImagineJohn Lennon
95%
1981WomanJohn Lennon
95%
1980(Just Like) Starting OverJohn Lennon
95%
1980The Tide is HighBlondie
95%
1986The Edge of HeavenWham!
95%
1983Let's DanceDavid Bowie
95%
1980Ashes to AshesDavid Bowie
95%
1984Wake Me Up Before You Go-GoWham!
95%
1984FreedomWham!
95%
1980Call MeBlondie
95%
1985I'm Your ManWham!
95%
1980AtomicBlondie
95%
1987I Just Can't Stop Loving YouMichael Jackson and Siedah Garrett
95%
1983Billie JeanMichael Jackson
95%
1986A Different CornerGeorge Michael
94%
1987I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)Aretha Franklin and George Michael
94%
1984Careless WhisperGeorge Michael
94%
1982Do You Really Want to Hurt MeCulture Club
93%
1980Super TrouperABBA
93%
1980The Winner Takes It AllABBA
93%
1983Karma ChameleonCulture Club
93%
1982Ebony and IvoryPaul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
93%
1983Red Red WineUB40
91%
1984RelaxFrankie Goes to Hollywood
91%
1984Two TribesFrankie Goes to Hollywood
91%
1984The Power Of LoveFrankie Goes to Hollywood
91%
1985I Got You BabeUB40 and Chrissie Hynde
91%
1983Uptown GirlBilly Joel
90%
1982Come On EileenDexys Midnight Runners and The Emerald Express
90%
1985Saving All My Love for YouWhitney Houston
90%
1984I Just Called to Say I Love YouStevie Wonder
90%
1987I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)Whitney Houston
90%
1980GenoDexys Midnight Runners
90%
1988One Moment in TimeWhitney Houston
90%
1987Always on My MindPet Shop Boys
89%
1986West End GirlsPet Shop Boys
89%
1988A Groovy Kind of LovePhil Collins
89%
1983You Can't Hurry LovePhil Collins
89%
1988HeartPet Shop Boys
89%
1987Never Gonna Give You UpRick Astley
89%
1987It's a SinPet Shop Boys
89%
1985Easy LoverPhilip Bailey and Phil Collins
89%
1984Do They Know It's Christmas?Band Aid
87%
1981Tainted LoveSoft Cell
86%
1983Total Eclipse of the HeartBonnie Tyler
85%
1986Living DollCliff Richard and The Young Ones
84%
1988Mistletoe and WineCliff Richard
84%
1984The ReflexDuran Duran
84%
1983Is There Something I Should Know?Duran Duran
84%
1986The Final CountdownEurope
83%
1989Especially for YouKylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
83%
1981Don't You Want MeThe Human League
82%
1989Hand on Your HeartKylie Minogue
82%
1988I Should Be So LuckyKylie Minogue
82%
1983TrueSpandau Ballet
82%
1982House of FunMadness
82%
1989Ferry 'Cross The MerseyThe Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden and Stock Aitken Waterman
81%
1984HelloLionel Richie
80%
1980Start!The Jam
80%
1982Beat SurrenderThe Jam
80%
1984Pipes of PeacePaul McCartney
80%
1980Going Underground/Dreams of ChildrenThe Jam
80%
1982Eye of the TigerSurvivor
80%
1982Town Called Malice/PreciousThe Jam
80%
1982Oh JulieShakin' Stevens
79%
1981This Ole HouseShakin' Stevens
79%
1985Merry Christmas EveryoneShakin' Stevens
79%
1981Green DoorShakin' Stevens
79%
1981Prince CharmingAdam and the Ants
78%
1981Ghost TownThe Specials
78%
1988Heaven Is a Place on EarthBelinda Carlisle
78%
1981Stand and DeliverAdam and the Ants
78%
1983Down UnderMen at Work
77%
198499 Red BalloonsNena
77%
1989Eternal FlameThe Bangles
77%
1982My Camera Never LiesBucks Fizz
76%
1980XanaduOlivia Newton-John and the Electric Light Orchestra
76%
1986Chain ReactionDiana Ross
76%
1981Making Your Mind UpBucks Fizz
76%
1982The Land of Make BelieveBucks Fizz
76%
1986The Sun Always Shines on T.Va-ha
75%
1988I Think We're Alone NowTiffany
75%
1988Orinoco FlowEnya
74%
1986When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean
74%
1980Brass in PocketPretenders
73%
1985I Want to Know What Love IsForeigner
73%
1986The Lady in RedChris de Burgh
72%
1982Goody Two ShoesAdam Ant
71%
1985There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)Eurythmics
71%
1983Too ShyKajagoogoo
71%
1988DesireU2
70%
1987China in Your HandT'Pau
69%
1986Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from Top Gun)Berlin
68%
1987Nothing's Gonna Stop Us NowStarship
68%
1985You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)Dead or Alive
67%
1985The Power Of LoveJennifer Rush
64%
1986Rock Me AmadeusFalco
64%
1983Wherever I lay My Hat (That's My Home)Paul Young
62%
1988The Only Way Is UpYazz and The Plastic Population
61%
198519Paul Hardcastle
61%
1982FameIrene Cara
61%
1983Baby JaneRod Stewart
61%
1987RespectableMel and Kim
61%
1981Jealous GuyRoxy Music
60%
1986Don't Leave Me This WayThe Communards
60%
1989Do They Know It's ChristmasBand Aid II
60%
1989Sealed with a KissJason Donovan
59%
1989Too Many Broken HeartsJason Donovan
59%
1987You Win AgainBee Gees
58%
1986Caravan of LoveThe Housemartins
56%
1982Computer Love/The ModelKraftwerk
55%
1988Theme from S-ExpressS-Express
55%
1981Shaddap You FaceJoe Dolce Music Theatre
53%
1989Belfast ChildSimple Minds
53%
1982Pass the DutchieMusical Youth
53%
1989Ride on TimeBlack Box
53%
1988I Owe You NothingBros
52%
1987Stand by MeBen E King
52%
1985I Know Him So WellElaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
52%
1984I Feel for YouChaka Khan
51%
1985We Are The WorldUSA for Africa
51%
1986Reet Petite (The Sweetest Girl in Town)Jackie Wilson
51%
1980Coward of the CountyKenny Rogers
50%
1989All Around the WorldLisa Stansfield
50%
1982Happy TalkCaptain Sensible
49%
1985A Good HeartFeargal Sharkey
49%
1988PerfectFairground Attraction
49%
1982The Lion Sleeps TonightTight Fit
49%
1989You Got It (The Right Stuff)New Kids on the Block
48%
1985FrankieSister Sledge
48%
1987Everything I OwnBoy George
47%
1980There's No One Quite Like GrandmaSt Winifred's School Choir
47%
1982I Don't Wanna DanceEddy Grant
47%
1987La BambaLos Lobos
46%
1987Pump Up The Volume/Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)MARRS
45%
1985If I WasMidge Ure
45%
1981Japanese BoyAneka
45%
1988He Ain't Heavy, He's My BrotherThe Hollies
44%
1986Every Loser WinsNick Berry
44%
1980Woman in LoveBarbra Streisand
44%
1983Give It UpKC and the Sunshine Band
44%
1989Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler
44%
1988With a Little Help from My FriendsWet Wet Wet
44%
1988Don't Turn AroundAswad
44%
1989Something's Gotten Hold of My HeartMarc Almond feat. Gene Pitney
44%
1986The Chicken SongSpitting Image
44%
1986Spirit in the SkyDoctor and the Medics
43%
1989Swing the MoodJive Bunny and The Mastermixers
42%
1989That's What I LikeJive Bunny and The Mastermixers
42%
1989Let's PartyJive Bunny and The Mastermixers
42%
1980What's Another YearJohnny Logan
39%
1980Theme from M*A*S*H (Suicide is Painless)M*A*S*H
36%
1981Begin the Beguine (Volver A Empezar)Julio Iglesias
36%
1981Being with YouSmokey Robinson
35%
1983Only YouThe Flying Pickets
35%
1980Use It Up and Wear It OutOdyssey
34%
1980Working My Way Back to You - Forgive Me GirlDetroit Spinners
33%
1983Candy GirlNew Edition
33%
1985Move CloserPhyllis Nelson
33%
1982Save Your LoveRenee and Renato
32%
1980Feels Like I'm in LoveKelly Marie
32%
1980CryingDon McLean
31%
1988Nothings Gonna Change My Love for YouGlenn Medeiros
31%
1982A Little PeaceNicole
31%
1982I've Never Been to MeCharlene
31%
1982Seven TearsGoombay Dance Band
31%
1989You'll Never Stop Me Loving YouSonia
30%
1980Together We Are BeautifulFern Kinney
29%
1987Star Trekkin'The Firm
29%
1984I Should Have Known BetterJim Diamond
29%
1987Let It BeFerry Aid
28%
1980The Special A.K.A Live!The Special A.K.A feat. Rico
27%
1988Doctorin' The TardisThe Timelords
27%
1981It's My PartyDave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin
25%
1988First TimeRobin Beck
24%
1986I Want to Wake Up with YouBoris Gardiner
24%
1987Jack Your BodySteve "Silk" Hurley
16%
1985You'll Never Walk AloneThe Crowd
15%

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