1984 Number 2 Hits

This table shows all of those songs in 1984 which nearly made it to number 1 but were held up just short. There isn’t an entry for every week as some of the number 2 songs did make that final push to the coveted top spot. Some, but sadly, not all…

Song at Number 2 Week Ending Song at Number 1
Slade – My Oh My 07/01/1984 Flying Pickets – Only You
Howard Jones – What Is Love 14/01/1984 Paul McCartney – Pipes Of Peace
Cyndi Lauper – Girls Just Want To Have Fun 04/02/1984 Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Relax
Queen – Radio Gaga 11/02/1984
Kool & The Gang – Joanna / Tonight 10/03/1984 Nena – 99 Red Balloons
Shakin’ Stevens – A Love Worth Waiting For 07/04/1984 Lionel Richie – Hello
14/04/1984
Thompson Twins – You Take Me Up 21/04/1984
Phil Collins – Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) 28/04/1984
Pointer Sisters – Automatic 19/05/1984 Duran Duran – The Reflex
Deniece Williams – Let’s Hear It For The Boy 02/06/1984 Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Nik Kershaw – I Won’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me (re-issue) 30/06/1984 Frankie Goes To Hollywood – Two Tribes
Neil – Hole In My Shoe 21/07/1984
Black Lace – Agadoo 18/08/1984 George Michael – Careless Whisper
Ray Parker Jr – Ghostbusters 22/09/1984 Stevie Wonder – I Just Called To Say I Love You
Culture Club – The War Song 13/10/1984
Paul McCartney – No More Lonely Nights 27/10/1984 Wham! – Freedom
Duran Duran – Wild Boys 17/11/1984 Chaka Khan – I Feel For You
Wham! – Last Christmas / Everything She Wants 15/12/1984 Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas
22/12/1984
29/12/1984

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.