Statistics for #1 hits of the 1980s (UK version)

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Answer Stats

YearSongArtist% Correct
1981Under PressureQueen and David Bowie
97%
1987Who's That GirlMadonna
95%
1985Into the GrooveMadonna
95%
1986Papa Don't PreachMadonna
95%
1986True BlueMadonna
95%
1989Like a PrayerMadonna
95%
1987La Isla BonitaMadonna
95%
1981Every Little Thing She Does Is MagicThe Police
95%
1980Don't Stand So Close to MeThe Police
95%
1983Every Breath You TakeThe Police
95%
1987I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)Aretha Franklin and George Michael
94%
1980Ashes to AshesDavid Bowie
94%
1983Let's DanceDavid Bowie
94%
1985Dancing in the StreetDavid Bowie and Mick Jagger
94%
1986A Different CornerGeorge Michael
94%
1984Careless WhisperGeorge Michael
94%
1981One Day In Your LifeMichael Jackson
94%
1983Billie JeanMichael Jackson
94%
1987I Just Can't Stop Loving YouMichael Jackson and Siedah Garrett
94%
1985I'm Your ManWham!
94%
1986The Edge of HeavenWham!
94%
1984FreedomWham!
94%
1984Wake Me Up Before You Go-GoWham!
94%
1980AtomicBlondie
93%
1980Call MeBlondie
93%
1980The Tide Is HighBlondie
93%
1980(Just Like) Starting OverJohn Lennon
93%
1981WomanJohn Lennon
93%
1981ImagineJohn Lennon
93%
1980The Winner Takes It AllABBA
91%
1980Super TrouperABBA
91%
1982Ebony and IvoryPaul McCartney and Stevie Wonder
91%
1982Do You Really Want to Hurt MeCulture Club
89%
1983Karma ChameleonCulture Club
89%
1983Uptown GirlBilly Joel
86%
1986West End GirlsPet Shop Boys
86%
1988HeartPet Shop Boys
86%
1987It's a SinPet Shop Boys
86%
1987Always on My MindPet Shop Boys
86%
1988One Moment in TimeWhitney Houston
86%
1985Saving All My Love for YouWhitney Houston
86%
1987I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)Whitney Houston
86%
1983Total Eclipse of the HeartBonnie Tyler
85%
1988A Groovy Kind of LovePhil Collins
85%
1983You Can't Hurry LovePhil Collins
85%
1985Easy LoverPhilip Bailey (duet with Phil Collins)
85%
1983Red Red WineUB40
85%
1985I Got You BabeUB40 and Chrissie Hynde
85%
1980GenoDexy's Midnight Runners
83%
1982Come On EileenDexys Midnight Runners and the Emerald Express
82%
1987Never Gonna Give You UpRick Astley
82%
1984I Just Called to Say I Love YouStevie Wonder
82%
1986The Final CountdownEurope
81%
1984The Power Of LoveFrankie Goes to Hollywood
81%
1984Two TribesFrankie Goes to Hollywood
81%
1984RelaxFrankie Goes to Hollywood
81%
1981Tainted LoveSoft Cell
81%
1982Eye of the TigerSurvivor
78%
1980XanaduOlivia Newton-John and the Electric Light Orchestra
77%
1984The ReflexDuran Duran
76%
1983Is There Something I Should Know?Duran Duran
76%
1984Pipes of PeacePaul McCartney
76%
1989Ferry 'Cross the MerseyThe Christians, Holly Johnson, Paul McCartney, Gerry Marsden and Stock Aitken Waterman
76%
198499 Red BalloonsNena
75%
1981Don't You Want MeThe Human League
75%
1984Do They Know It's Christmas?Band Aid
74%
1989Do They Know It's Christmas?Band Aid II
74%
1983Down UnderMen at Work
73%
1988Heaven Is a Place on EarthBelinda Carlisle
71%
1986Take My Breath Away (Love Theme from Top Gun)Berlin
71%
1984HelloLionel Richie
71%
1980Brass in PocketThe Pretenders
71%
1985I Want to Know What Love IsForeigner
69%
1988I Think We're Alone NowTiffany
69%
1982House of FunMadness
67%
1980Going Underground / Dreams of ChildrenThe Jam
67%
1982Beat SurrenderThe Jam
67%
1982Town Called Malice / PreciousThe Jam
67%
1980Start!The Jam
67%
1986Living DollCliff Richard and The Young Ones
66%
1986Rock Me AmadeusFalco
66%
1989Especially for YouKylie Minogue and Jason Donovan
66%
1989Eternal FlameThe Bangles
66%
1986The Sun Always Shines on T.V.a-ha
65%
1989Hand on Your HeartKylie Minogue
65%
1988I Should Be So LuckyKylie Minogue
65%
1981Green DoorShakin' Stevens
65%
1985Merry Christmas EveryoneShakin' Stevens
65%
1982Oh JulieShakin' Stevens
65%
1981This Ole HouseShakin' Stevens
65%
1983TrueSpandau Ballet
65%
1982Goody Two ShoesAdam Ant
64%
1986When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get GoingBilly Ocean
64%
1988Mistletoe and WineCliff Richard
64%
1985There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart)Eurythmics
64%
1981Prince CharmingAdam and the Ants
63%
1981Stand and DeliverAdam and the Ants
63%
1986Chain ReactionDiana Ross
63%
1988Orinoco FlowEnya
61%
1982My Camera Never LiesBucks Fizz
60%
1981Making Your Mind UpBucks Fizz
60%
1982The Land of Make BelieveBucks Fizz
60%
1986The Lady in RedChris de Burgh
60%
1985You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)Dead or Alive
59%
1982FameIrene Cara
59%
1980The Special A.K.A. Live!The Special A.K.A. feat. Rico
58%
1988DesireU2
58%
1980Woman in LoveBarbra Streisand
57%
1987Nothing's Gonna Stop Us NowStarship
57%
1983Too ShyKajagoogoo
55%
1983Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home)Paul Young
54%
1985We Are the WorldUSA for Africa
53%
1983Baby JaneRod Stewart
51%
1980Coward of the CountyKenny Rogers
50%
1985The Power Of LoveJennifer Rush
49%
1987China in Your HandT'Pau
49%
1982Pass the DutchieMusical Youth
48%
1981Jealous GuyRoxy Music
48%
1986Don't Leave Me This WayThe Communards
47%
1981Ghost TownThe Specials
47%
1987Stand by MeBen E. King
46%
198519Paul Hardcastle
46%
1987You Win AgainBee Gees
45%
1985I Know Him So WellElaine Paige and Barbara Dickson
45%
1989Too Many Broken HeartsJason Donovan
44%
1989Sealed with a KissJason Donovan
44%
1986Caravan of LoveThe Housemartins
44%
1985A Good HeartFeargal Sharkey
43%
1987RespectableMel and Kim
43%
1988The Only Way Is UpYazz and the Plastic Population
43%
1981Shaddap You FaceJoe Dolce Music Theatre
42%
1982Computer Love / The ModelKraftwerk
42%
1987La BambaLos Lobos
42%
1984I Feel for YouChaka Khan
41%
1981It's My PartyDave Stewart and Barbara Gaskin
41%
1989Belfast ChildSimple Minds
40%
1986Reet Petite (The Sweetest Girl in Town)Jackie Wilson
39%
1988Theme from S-ExpressS-Express
39%
1982The Lion Sleeps TonightTight Fit
39%
1982Happy TalkCaptain Sensible
38%
1982I Don't Wanna DanceEddy Grant
38%
1985FrankieSister Sledge
38%
1980There's No One Quite Like Grandma St Winifred's School Choir
38%
1989You Got It (The Right Stuff)New Kids on the Block
36%
1989Ride On TimeBlack Box
35%
1987Everything I OwnBoy George
35%
1985If I WasMidge Ure
35%
1986Every Loser WinsNick Berry
35%
1988PerfectFairground Attraction
34%
1988I Owe You NothingBros
33%
1988He Ain't Heavy, He's My BrotherThe Hollies
33%
1980What's Another YearJohnny Logan
32%
1983Give It UpKC and the Sunshine Band
32%
1989Something's Gotten Hold of My HeartMarc Almond feat. Gene Pitney
32%
1986The Chicken SongSpitting Image
32%
1983Only YouThe Flying Pickets
32%
1986Spirit in the SkyDoctor and the Medics
31%
1981Begin The Beguine (Volver A Empezar)Julio Iglesias
30%
1985Move CloserPhyllis Nelson
30%
1989Swing the MoodJive Bunny and the Mastermixers
29%
1989That's What I LikeJive Bunny and the Mastermixers
29%
1989Let's PartyJive Bunny and the Mastermixers
29%
1989All Around the WorldLisa Stansfield
29%
1988Don't Turn AroundAswad
28%
1981Japanese BoyAneka
27%
1982Seven TearsGoombay Dance Band
27%
1981Being with YouSmokey Robinson
27%
1989Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)Soul II Soul feat. Caron Wheeler
27%
1988With a Little Help from My Friends / She's Leaving HomeWet Wet Wet / Billy Bragg and Cara Tivey
27%
1987Pump Up the Volume / Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)MARRS
26%
1984I Should Have Known BetterJim Diamond
25%
1980Theme from M*A*S*H (Suicide is Painless)M*A*S*H
25%
1982I've Never Been to MeCharlene
24%
1980Working My Way Back to You – Forgive Me GirlDetroit Spinners
24%
1980Feels Like I'm in LoveKelly Marie
24%
1982Save Your LoveRenée and Renato
24%
1986I Want to Wake Up with YouBoris Gardiner
23%
1980CryingDon McLean
23%
1983Candy GirlNew Edition
23%
1982A Little PeaceNicole
23%
1980Use It Up and Wear It OutOdyssey
23%
1987Star Trekkin'The Firm
22%
1989You'll Never Stop Me Loving YouSonia
21%
1980Together We Are BeautifulFern Kinney
20%
1988Nothing's Gonna Change My Love for YouGlenn Medeiros
20%
1987Let It BeFerry Aid
18%
1988First TimeRobin Beck
17%
1988Doctorin' the TardisThe Timelords
17%
1985You'll Never Walk AloneThe Crowd
14%
1987Jack Your BodySteve Silk Hurley
13%

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