80s Music – UK Number 1 Hits

Here you can find out what were the Number 1 UK records in each year of the 1980s.  As you may well remember and as I have no doubt blathered on about elsewhere on these pages, there were some truly tremendous Number 1’s in the 80s… and some real garbage too, mind. To get a flavour, just take a look at the list of the top selling singles in each year of the 80s:

1980 – The Police, Don’t Stand So Close to Me
1981 – Soft Cell, Tainted Love
1982 – Dexys Midnight Runners, Come On Eileen
1983 – Culture Club, Karma Chameleon
1984 – Band Aid, Do They Know It’s Christmas?
1985 – Jennifer Rush, The Power of Love
1986 – The Communards, Don’t Leave Me This Way
1987 – Rick Astley, Never Gonna Give You Up
1988 – Cliff Richard, Mistletoe and Wine
1989 – Black Box, Ride on Time

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