Popjustice Retrochart - December 1983 - w/e 10/12/83

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Retrochart Top Ten w/e 10/12/83
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01 01 12 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
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EIGHTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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02 02 09 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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04 03 04 Love Of The Common People Paul Young
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08 04 04 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins

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03 01 13 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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07 06 04 Thriller Michael Jackson

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06 06 06 Right By Your Side Eurythmics
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10 08 05 Never Never The Assembly
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15 09 03 Waterfront Simple Minds
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11 22 11 03 What Is Love Howard Jones
12 16 12 04 This Charming Man The Smiths
13 --- 13 01 Victims Culture Club FEATURED
14 14 14 05 That's All Genesis
15 17 15 06 Owner Of A Lonely Heart Yes
16 21 16 04 Let's Stay Together Tina Turner
17 18 17 04 Solid Bond In Your Heart The Style Council

18 11 08 07 The Love Cats The Cure
19 19 18 06 Only For Love Limahl
20 05 05 06 Synchronicity II The Police
21 13 11 06 Twist Of Fate Olivia Newton-John
22 24 06 10 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
23 28 23 02 Club Fantastic Megamix Wham!
24 40 24 03 2000 Miles The Pretenders
25 29 25 02 The Way You Are Tears For Fears

26 23 23 06 Calling Your Name Marilyn
27 25 15 07 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates
28 27 17 16 Oblivious Aztec Camera
29 09 03 07 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
30 36 30 02 Running With The Night Lionel Richie
31 34 31 02 That's Love, That It Is Blancmange
32 32 32 02 Only You Flying Pickets

33 31 06 15 New Song Howard Jones
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34 44 34 02 Move Over Darling Tracey Ullman
35 33 31 12 Major Tom (Coming Home) Peter Schilling
36 37 34 05 Street Of Dreams Rainbow
37 188 37 10 Tell Her About It Billy Joel FEATURED
38 43 02 21 Everything Counts Depeche Mode
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39 26 19 05 Thank You For The Music ABBA
40 42 40 03 Where's My Man Eartha Kitt
41 46 41 04 Let The Music Play Shannon

42 20 13 06 The Sun And The Rain Madness
43 38 38 03 Rat Rapping Roland Rat
44 49 44 06 Why Me Irene Cara
45 47 14 28 I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues Elton John
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46 45 36 03 Please Don't Fall In Love Cliff Richard
47 48 26 13 Islands In The Stream Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
48 35 19 10 Heart And Soul Huey Lewis & The News
49 158 49 01 Holiday Madonna FEATURED
50 --- 50 01 Many Rivers To Cross UB40
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51 41 19 07 Micro Kid Level 42
52 --- 52 01 Cold As Christmas Elton John FEATURED
53 --- 53 01 Marguerita Time Status Quo
FEATURED
54 30 16 06 That Was Then But This Is Now ABC
55 52 46 09 Crumblin Down John Cougar Mellencamp
56 59 56 02 Joanna Kool & The Gang
57 --- 57 01 Sweet Surrender Rod Stewart FEATURED
58 64 58 03 Sound Of Goodbye Crystal Gayle
59 61 59 04 Les Princes Des Villes Michel Berger

60 57 54 11 Suddenly Last Summer Motels
61 69 61 02 Invisible Hands Kim Carnes
62 66 62 10 Je Chante Avec Toi Liberte Nana Mouskouri
63 68 63 03 I Like Men Without Hats

64 60 04 14 Gold Spandau Ballet
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65 72 41 16 Lawyers In Love Jackson Browne
66 58 03 21 Mirror Man Human League
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67 65 04 26 IOU Freeez
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68 92 68 02 Rules Of The Game Bucks Fizz FEATURED
69 56 08 22 Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) Paul Young
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70 67 57 06 Tu Es Sur Ma Liste Sacha Distel
71 70 70 04 Working With Fire And Steel China Crisis
72 --- 14 10 Wrapped Around Your Finger The Police
73 62 60 09 Masquerade Berlin
74 71 69 07 Almost Over You Sheena Easton
75 74 14 15 Rockit Herbie Hancock
76 77 76 05 Stay With Me Tonight Jeffrey Osbourne
77 76 76 02 Baby Alone In Babylon Jane Birkin
78 80 78 05 Ain't Nobody Rufus & Chaka Khan FEATURED
79 78 78 02 The Vow Toyah
80 73 63 11 It's Good To Be The King Mel Brooks
81 108 81 01 Talking In Your Sleep Romantics FEATURED
82 82 19 18 Blind Vision Blancmange
83 75 44 16 Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair) Sheena Easton
84 91 84 03 Talk About The Passion REM
85 84 29 18 Everyday I Write The Book Elvis Costello & The Attractions
86 89 84 03 Somerset Maugham Alain Souchon
87 120 87 01 Sign Of Fire Fixx
88 --- 41 13 She's A Bad Mama Jama Carl Carlton
89 94 89 02 I Still Can't Get Over Loving You Ray Parker Jr.
90 93 34 14 Spread A Little Happiness Sting
91 85 07 26 Don't Talk To Me About Love Altered Images
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92 63 52 11 Burning Up Madonna
93 81 43 06 Cry Just A Little Bit Shakin Stevens
94 79 01 15 Mama Genesis
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95 103 29 17 Promises Promises Naked Eyes
96 95 15 10 Private Investigations Dire Straits
97 86 03 32 Total Eclipse Of The Heart Bonnie Tyler
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98 87 86 03 Boys In Town Divinyls
99 100 99 02 La Faute A Voltaire Fabrice Bernard
100 83 78 06 Smile Has Left Your Eyes Asia
 
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Popjustice Retrochart Number Ones

1980
05/01/80 Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) Pink Floyd 452
12/01/80 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders 548
19/01/80 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders 443.5
26/01/80 Brass In Pocket The Pretenders 498
02/02/80 Sara Fleetwood Mac 526
09/02/80 Rock With You Michael Jackson 441
16/02/80 Rock With You Michael Jackson 456
23/02/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 551
01/03/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 533
08/03/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 536
15/03/80 On The Radio Donna Summer 524
22/03/80 Atomic Blondie 551
29/03/80 Going Underground The Jam 639
05/04/80 Going Underground The Jam 638
12/04/80 Going Underground The Jam 590.5
19/04/80 Call Me Blondie 646
26/04/80 Call Me Blondie 647
03/05/80 Call Me Blondie 597.5
10/05/80 Call Me Blondie 637
17/05/80 A Forest The Cure 584.5
24/05/80 A Forest The Cure 541
31/05/80 A Forest The Cure 485.5
07/06/80 A Forest The Cure 513
14/06/80 We Are Glass Gary Numan 517
21/06/80 Christine Siouxsie & The Banshees 537
28/06/80 Christine Siouxsie & The Banshees 495.5
05/07/80 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra 460
12/07/80 Xanadu Olivia Newton-John & Electric Light Orchestra 558
19/07/80 Upside Down Diana Ross 506
26/07/80 Babooshka Kate Bush 483
02/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 574
09/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 591
16/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 543
23/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 492
30/08/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 489
06/09/80 The Winner Takes It All ABBA 580
13/09/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 593
20/09/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 544
27/09/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 496
04/10/80 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie 486
11/10/80 Another One Bites The Dust Queen 481
18/10/80 Another One Bites The Dust Queen 480
25/10/80 Another One Bites The Dust Queen 468
01/11/80 Woman In Love Barbra Streisand 452
08/11/80 Fashion David Bowie 451
15/11/80 Fashion David Bowie 470
22/11/80 Fashion David Bowie 478
29/11/80 Celebration Kool & The Gang 488
06/12/80 The Tide Is High Blondie 446
13/12/80 The Tide Is High Blondie 436
20/12/80 (Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon 433
27/12/80 Celebration Kool & The Gang 474
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CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE


1981
03/01/81 Celebration Kool & The Gang 387
10/01/81 (Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon 403
17/01/81 Flash Queen 390
24/01/81 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 443
31/01/81 In The Air Tonight Phil Collins 422.5
07/02/81 Woman John Lennon 422
14/02/81 Vienna Ultravox 398
21/02/81 Vienna Ultravox 449
28/02/81 Vienna Ultravox 451
07/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 438
14/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 438
21/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 425
28/03/81 Vienna Ultravox 404
04/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 397
11/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 392
18/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 379
25/04/81 Kids In America Kim Wilde 368
02/05/81 It's A Love Thing The Whispers 347
09/05/81 Drowning / All Out To Get You The Beat 344
16/05/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 443
23/05/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 469
30/05/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 483
06/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 482
13/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 474
20/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 464
27/06/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 445
04/07/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 423
11/07/81 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes 402 LONGEST RUNNING NUMBER ONE - NINE WEEKS

18/07/81 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA 431
25/07/81 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA 447
01/08/81 Lay All Your Love On Me ABBA 432
08/08/81 Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder 446
15/08/81 Tainted Love Soft Cell 434
22/08/81 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League 482
29/08/81 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League 487
05/09/81 Love Action (I Believe In Love) Human League 483
12/09/81 Tainted Love Soft Cell 560
19/09/81 Souvenir OMD 586
26/09/81 Souvenir OMD 595
03/10/81 Souvenir OMD 595
10/10/81 Souvenir OMD 567
17/10/81 Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode 572
24/10/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 562
31/10/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 568
07/11/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 642
14/11/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 655
21/11/81 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police 650
28/11/81 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 658
05/12/81 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 643
12/12/81 Under Pressure Queen & David Bowie 717

19/12/81 Don't You Want Me Human League 672
26/12/81 Don't You Want Me Human League 737
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CHRISTMAS NUMBER ONE HIGHEST EVER WEEKLY TALLY


1982
02/01/82 Don't You Want Me Human League 647
09/01/82 Don't You Want Me Human League 639
16/01/82 Don't You Want Me Human League 575
23/01/82 Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner 546
30/01/82 Waiting For A Girl Like You Foreigner 523
06/02/82 Golden Brown The Stranglers 486.5
13/02/82 The Model / Computer Love Kraftwerk 535
20/02/82 I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) Hall & Oates 474
27/02/82 Town Called Malice / Precious The Jam 454
06/03/82 Town Called Malice / Precious The Jam 458
13/03/82 Town Called Malice / Precious The Jam 453
20/03/82 Poison Arrow ABC 449
27/03/82 Poison Arrow ABC 456
03/04/82 Poison Arrow ABC 453
10/04/82 Poison Arrow ABC 531
17/04/82 Poison Arrow ABC 480
24/04/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 470
01/05/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 501
08/05/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 521
15/05/82 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde 522
22/05/82 The Look Of Love ABC 507
29/05/82 The Look Of Love ABC 521
05/06/82 House Of Fun Madness 529
12/06/82 House Of Fun Madness 519
19/06/82 Hungry Like The Wolf Duran Duran 511
26/06/82 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 541
03/07/82 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 544
10/07/82 I Want Candy Bow Wow Wow 524
17/07/82 Abracadabra The Steve Miller Band 491
24/07/82 Abracadabra The Steve Miller Band 476.5
31/07/82 Take It Away Paul McCartney 430
07/08/82 Take It Away Paul McCartney 451
14/08/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 467
21/08/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 483
28/08/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 489
04/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 489
11/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 481
18/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 454
25/09/82 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor 430
02/10/82 The Bitterest Pill (Is Hard To Swallow) The Jam 414
09/10/82 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club 384
16/10/82 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club 346
23/10/82 Do You Really Want To Hurt Me Culture Club 397
30/10/82 Mad World Tears For Fears 422
06/11/82 Mad World Tears For Fears 440
13/11/82 The Day Before You Came ABBA 470
20/11/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 461
27/11/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 421.5
04/12/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 369
11/12/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 358
18/12/82 Maneater Hall & Oates 347
25/12/82 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 331

1983
01/01/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 344
08/01/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 361
15/01/83 Down Under Men At Work 371
22/01/83 Down Under Men At Work 389
29/01/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 458
05/02/83 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins 451
12/02/83 Africa Toto 438
19/02/83 Africa Toto 442
26/02/83 Africa Toto 425
05/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 380
12/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 380
19/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 380
26/03/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 377
02/04/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 369
09/04/83 Billie Jean Michael Jackson 352
16/04/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 366
23/04/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 375
30/04/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 379
07/05/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 374
14/05/83 Beat It Michael Jackson 372
21/05/83 Let's Dance David Bowie 395
28/05/83 Let's Dance David Bowie 365
04/06/83 Family Man Hall & Oates 361
11/06/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 462
18/06/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 469
25/06/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 473
02/07/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 478
09/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 494
16/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 490
23/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 477
30/07/83 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara 455
06/08/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 431
13/08/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 414
20/08/83 Every Breath You Take The Police 349
27/08/83 The First Picture Of You The Lotus Eaters 342
03/09/83 The First Picture Of You The Lotus Eaters 325
10/09/83 Mama Genesis 354
17/09/83 Mama Genesis 368
24/09/83 Mama Genesis 372
01/10/83 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 376
08/10/83 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 377
15/10/83 Karma Chameleon Culture Club 377
22/10/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 449
29/10/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 455
05/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 467
12/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 468
19/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 468
26/11/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 435
03/12/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 414
10/12/83 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie 392

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ARTIST WITH MOST NUMBER ONES:

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4 David Bowie (including 1 with Queen)
3 Blondie
3 The Jam
3 ABBA
3 Michael Jackson
3 Hall & Oates
3 Queen
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2 John Lennon
2 Human League
2 Kim Wilde
2 ABC
2 Phil Collins
2 The Police
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MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE BY ARTIST:
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13 Michael Jackson
12 The Police
12 David Bowie
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10 ABBA
9 Kim Carnes
8 Human League
8 Kim Wilde
8 Lionel Richie
7 Blondie
7 Ultravox
7 ABC
7 Survivor
7 The Jam
7 Phil Collins
7 Hall & Oates
7 Queen
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MOST WEEKS AT NUMBER ONE BY RECORD:

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9 Bette Davis Eyes Kim Carnes July 1981
8 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie Oct 1983
7 Vienna Ultravox March 1981
7 Eye Of The Tiger Survivor Aug 1982
7 Every Breath You Take The Police Jun 1983
6 The Winner Takes It All ABBA Sep 1980
6 Billie Jean Michael Jackson Mar 1983
5 Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic The Police Nov 1981
5 Don't You Want Me Human League Jan 1982
5 Poison Arrow ABC Mar 1982
5 Maneater Hall & Oates Dec 1982
5 You Can't Hurry Love Phil Collins Jan 1983
5 Beat It Michael Jackson Apr 1983
4 On The Radio Donna Summer Mar 1980
4 Call Me Blondie May 1980
4 A Forest The Cure Jun 1980
4 Ashes To Ashes David Bowie Oct 1980
4 Kids In America Kim Wilde Apr 1981
4 Souvenir OMD Oct 1981
4 View From A Bridge Kim Wilde Apr 1982
4 Flashdance… What A Feeling! Irene Cara Jul 1983
 
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01 01 08 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson FOURTH WEEK AT NUMBER ONE

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03 01 08 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
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02 02 06 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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05 02 10 Islands In The Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
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04 01 12 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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07 06 04 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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06 06 03 Undercover Of The Night The Rolling Stones
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UK Official Singles Chart Top 100 w/e 10/12/83

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09 01 03 Only You Flying Pickets 83,000 NEW NUMBER ONE

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Love Of The Common People Paul Young 82,000
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05 04 04 Hold Me Now Thompson Twins 59,000

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07 06 04 Let's Stay Together Tina Turner 41,000
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21 08 02 Move Over Darling Tracey Ullman 39,000
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20 09 03 Please Don't Fall In Love Cliff Richard
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06 04 05 Never Never The Assembly 35,000

Well the charts throw up a genuine shock this week as leading all week and right up to the death Paul Young is narrowly defeated at the eleventh hour by the Flying Pickets who fly (apologies) past him to nab a surprise No 1 single with their cover of Yazoo's "Only You". The Song powers 9-1 on a sale of just 83,000 thanks in the main to a TOTP performance which certainly caused comment in the press and saw demand for the single explode- could it hang on for Christmas? well the answer will come in just 3 weeks. Commiserations then to Paul Young who can feel rightly robbed losing out by under 1,000 copies and must curse how the weeks fell as with a TOTP performance of his own he would doubtless be sitting at the top today, in the end his sales slipped just 13% but in the end it was a fatal slide.

No strangers to the festive No 1 spot themselves Slade make another surprise resurgence to score their 15th top 10 single and the first one in over 2 years. "My Oh My" surges 15-5 (45,000) just in time to pose a threat to the top spot for the big day and has just the anthemic feel that proves especially popular in the Christmas market, they of course had the Christmas chart topper ten years ago with "Merry Xmas Everybody" which has been a constant seller in December's since thanks to regular re-issues and 1983 is no exception with the song debuting at No 72 this week, it should do even better this year given "My Oh My"'s success.

Rounding off an excellent 1983 Tracey Ullman's festive offering is a cover of the Doris Day track "Move Over Darling" which made No 8 in 1964, it's taken from her debut LP "You Broke My Heart In 17 Places" which it's fair to say hasn't overly impressed at retail as it moves 50-37 this week to a new peak. She has of course released it at a very competitive time of year but hopefully the single will add some additional sales as it climbs 21-8 ( 39,000) in just its second week.

Cliff is celebrating 25 years in the business this year and his latest album "Silver" is his thank you to his fans containing his last single "Never Say Die" which peaked at No 15 in September and his current release "Please Don't Fall In Love" which this week floats 20-9 (36,000) to become his 50th top 10 single, a record that puts him just 6 top 10 hits (not counting the re-issue of "Hound Dog/Heartbreak Hotel" in 1971) behind the current record holder Elvis Presley- but that should just be a matter of time before Cliff overtakes.

Thompson Twins continue to move nearer the summit 5-4 (59,000), Tina Turner also improves 7-6 (41,000). It's all over for Billy Joel as he slides 1-3 (78,000) and was never in with a shot at retaining the top slot as his sales swell to 782,000 to become the 2nd biggest selling single of the year behind "Karma Chameleon", also falling are Marilyn 4-7 (39,000) and Assembly dip 6-10 (35,000).
New Entries
#11 Victims Culture Club
#22 Tell Her About It Billy Joel
#36 Marguerita Time Status Quo
#38 Many Rivers To Cross UB40
#40 Read 'Em And Weep Barry Manilow
#44 Strip (Single Version) Adam Ant
#49 Straight Ahead Kool & The Gang
#58 Cold As Christmas (In The Middle Of The Year) Elton John
#70 Sweet Surrender Rod Stewart
#72 Merry Xmas Everybody Slade
#75 The Sound Of Music Dayton
#80 Christmas Spectre Jingle Belles
#88 Too Late Def Leppard
#90 Pal Of My Cradle Days Ann Breen
#91 Postman Pat Ken Barrie
#94 Love Is A Wonderful Colour Icicle Works
#95 Mama Bryan & Michael
#96 Birdie Song (Birdie Dance) Tweets
#97 What Are We Gonna Get 'er Indoors Dennis Waterman & George Cole
#98 Theme From Terrahawks Terrahawks


UK Charts
NME Singles Chart Love Of The Common People Paul Young NEW NUMBER ONE
UK Official Indie Singles Chart Never Never The Assembly SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
UK Official Album Chart No Parlez Paul Young THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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US Billboard Hot 100 w/e 10/12/83

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02 01 09 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson NEW NUMBER ONE
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01 01 13 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
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03 03 12 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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05 04 07 Say It Isn't So Hall & Oates
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06 05 12 Love Is A Battlefield Pat Benatar
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04 01 16 Islands In The Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
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11 07 06 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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07 05 13 Cum On Feel The Noize Quiet Riot
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09 09 09 Crumblin' Down John Cougar Mellencamp
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10 10 08 Church Of The Poison Mind Culture Club

Chart Entries
#45 Pink Houses John Cougar Mellencamp
#67 Think Of Laura Christopher Cross
#74 99 Luftballoons Nena
#76 Ebony Eyes Rick James And Smokey Robinson
#78 Save The Last Dance For Me Dolly Parton
#79 The Dream Irene Cara
#83 Red Hot Herb Alpert
#84 Almost Over You Sheena Easton
#86 Yah Mo Be There James Ingram And Michael McDonald
#90 The Sound Of Goodbye Crystal Gayle
#93 Touch A Four Leaf Clover Atlantic Starr

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Billboard Magazine 10/12/83
Billboard 200 Albums Can't Slow Down Lionel Richie SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
Billboard Adult Contemporary The Way He Makes Me Feel Barbra Streisand NEW NUMBER ONE
Billboard Dance / Disco Tracks Top 80 Talking In Your Sleep The Romantics NEW NUMBER ONE
Billboard Hot Soul Singles Time Will Reveal DeBarge NEW NUMBER ONE
 
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Canadian Singles Chart Top 50 w/e 10/12/83

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01 01 12 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie THIRD WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
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05 03 08 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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04 04 10 Uptown Girl Billy Joel
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08 05 09 Tonight I Celebrate My Love Peabo Bryson & Roberta Flack
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03 03 15 Telefone (Long Distance Love Affair) Sheena Easton
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06 03 12 In A Big Country Big Country
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07 01 15 True Spandau Ballet
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09 09 08 Crumblin' Down John Cougar Mellencamp
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Chart Entries
#42 That Was Then But This Is Now ABC
#44 Running With The Night Lionel Richie
#49 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
#50 She's Trouble Musical Youth


Canada Charts
RPM Magazine 10/12/83
Canadian Album Chart Can't Slow Down Lionel Richie SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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The Australian Countdown Chart Top 50 w/e 11/12/83

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02 01 05 Uptown Girl Billy Joel NEW NUMBER ONE
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04 02 09 Red Red Wine UB40
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01 01 09 Reckless Australian Crawl
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05 04 08 Islands In The Stream Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
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08 05 06 Say Say Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
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03 01 11 Karma Chameleon Culture Club
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06 03 11 Give It Up KC & The Sunshine Band
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11 08 04 All Night Long (All Night) Lionel Richie
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07 04 06 Union Of The Snake Duran Duran
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09 07 08 Modern Love David Bowie

Chart Entries
#24 Listening Pseudo Echo
#27 Twist Of Fate Olivia Newton-John
#42 Why Me Irene Cara
#49 Magic Dragon


Top 100 Entries
#83 Total Eclipse The Expression
#91 Make Believe It's The First Time Carpenters
#97 Shot Down (I'm In Love) Vertical Hold


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Australian Charts

ARIA Singles Top 100 11/12/83
ARIA Singles Top 50 (from 26/06/88)
Australian Countdown Album Chart 1983 Summer Breaks Various Artists SECOND WEEK AT NUMBER ONE
 
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# Artist - Song - Last Week - (Weeks Charted)

1. Motels - Suddenly Last Summer 1 (15)
2. Olivia Newton-John - Twist Of Fate 2 (6)
3. Rainbow - Street Of Dreams 5(6)
4. Irene Cara - Why Me? 6 (8)
5. Men Without Hats - I Like 7(5)
6. Human League - Mirror Man 3 (14)
7. Peter Schilling - Major Tom 8 (12)
8. Crystal Gayle - Sound Of Goodbye 12 (6)
9. Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - Say, Say, Say 9 (9)
10. Lionel Richie - All Night long 10 (13)
11. Berlin - Masquerade 4 (12)
12. Jeffrey Osbourne - Stay With Me Tonight 13 (9)
13. Rufus w/ Chaka Khan - Ain't Nobody 14 (11)
14. Police - Synchronicity 16(6)
15. Sheena Easton - Telefone 11 (17)
16. Spandau Ballet - Gold 19(4)
17. Duran Duran - Union Of The Snake 18(6)
18. Fixx - Sign Of Fire 31(3)
19. Ray Parker Jr. - I Still Can't Get Over Loving You 20(5)
20. Daryl Hall & John Oates - Say It Isn't So 26(7)
21. Yes - Owner Of A Lonely Heart 27(6)
22. Naked Eyes - When The Lights Go Out 24 (8)
23. Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart 17 (22)
24. Asia - Smile has Left Your Eyes 15 (9)
25. Elton John - I Guess that's Why They Call It The Blues 28(7)
26. New Order - Confusion 25(7)
27. Big Country - In A Big Country 35(8)
28. Robert Plant - In The Mood 33(4)
29. Jo Boxers - Just Got Lucky 22 (13)
30. Pat Benatar - Love Is A Battlefield 37 (11)
31. Agnetha Faltskog - Can't Shake Loose 21 (16)
32. Matthew Wilder - Break My Stride 41 (10)
33. France Joli- Standing In The Shadows Of Love 36(3)
34. Huey Lewis & the News - Heart And Soul 38 (13)
35. Barry Manilow - Read 'em and weep 39(4)
36. Kool & the Gang - Joanna 44(5)
37. Motels - Remember The night 49(2)
38. Rolling Stones - Undercover Of The Night 40(5)
39. Moody Blues - Blue World 56(5)
40. Lionel Richie - Running With The Night 64(3)
41. John Cougar Mellancamp - Crumblin' Down 43(9)
42. Romantics - Talking In Your Sleep 48(9)
43. Shannon - Let The Music Play 50(5)
44. Genesis - That's All 51(3)
45. Saga - the Flyer 53(3)
46. Real Life - Send Me An Angel 58(5)
47. Deborah Allen - Baby I Lied 54(9)
48. Earth, Wind & Fire - Magnetic 57(5)
49. Kim Carnes - Invisible Hands 42(9)
50. Depeche Mode - Everything Counts 70(3)
51. Madonna - Holiday 55(7)
52. Style Council - Long Hot Summer 69(7)
53. Industry - State Of The Nation 59(4)
54. E.L.O. - Stranger 63(4)
55. Heaven 17 - Crushed By The Wheels Of Industry 68(6)
56. Rick Springfield - Souls 66(7)
57. Lisa Price - Can't Hold On Forever 46(5)
58. Melissa Manchester - No One Can Love You More 30(7)
59. Juice Newton - Dirty Looks 62(5)
60. Assembly - Never, Never 65(3)
61. Billy Joel -Uptown Girl 67 (10)
62. Irene Cara - the Dream <(1)
63. Style Council - Solid Bond Around Your Heart 74(3)
64. Care - Flaming Sword 71(3)
65. Flying Pickets - Only You 72(3)
66. Dolly Dots - Don't Give Up 75(2)
67. Talking Heads - This Must Be The Place 77(3)
68. ABC - That Was Then... 73(5)
69. Carly Simon - You Know What To Do 29 (10)
70. One Two Three - Another Knife In My Back 47(7)
71. Paul Rodgers - Cut Loose 80(3)
72. Bucks Fizz -Rules Of The Game 82(3)
73. Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All 23(20)
74. Louise Mandrell - Runaway Heart 76(2)
75. Yello - Lost Again 83(3)
76. Pointer Sisters - I Need You 60(8)
77. Re-Flex -Politics Of Dancing 86(3)
78. 38 Special - If I'd Been The One 81 (5)
79. Toyah - Vow 79(3)
80. S.O.S. Band - Tell Me If You Still Care 84(4)
81. Madness - Sun And The Rain 52(5)
82. Debarge - Time Will Reveal 89 (5)
83. Fixx - One thing Leads To Another 32 (16)
84. Blancmange - That's Love, This It Is 85(3)
85. Barbara Mandrell -One Of A Kind , Pair Of Fools 87(2)
86. Streets - If Love Should Go 88(2)
87. Echo & the Bunnymen - Never Stop ^(9)
88. Bonnie Tyler - Take Me Back 90(2)
89. Rodney Dangerfield - Rappin' Rodney 91(2)
90. Joe Jackson - Memphis 92(3)
91. Alan Parsons Project - You Don't Believe 97 (4)
92. Nena - 99 Luftballoons <(1)
93. Aldo Nova -Always Be Mine <(1)
94. Culture Club - Karma Chameleon <(1)
95. Freez - Pop Goes My Love 95(2)
96. Atlantic Starr - Touch A Four Leaf Clover <(1)
97. Sheena Easton - Almost Over You <(1)
98. Dolly Parton - Save The Last Dance For Me <(1)
99. John Cougar Mellancamp - Pink Houses <(1)
100. Journey - Send her My Love 34 (12)
dropouts
David Bowie - Modern Love
Jackson Browne - Tender Is The Night
New Order - Blue Monday
Eurythmics - Love Is A Stranger
Melanie - Every Breath Of The Way
Stevie Nicks - If Anyone Falls
Spandau Ballet - True
Prince - Delirious
Kajagoogoo - Big Apple
 
Most Weeks at #1 (# of #1's)
1. Abba 24 (5)
2. Donna Summer 20 (3)
3. Irene Cara 14 (2)
4. Crystal Gayle 13 (3)
5. Neil Diamond 13 (2)
6. E.L.O. 11 (2)
7. Human league 10 (1)
8. Olivia Newton-John 9 (2)
9. Joe Jackson 9 (2)

10. Earth, Wind, & Fire 8 (3)
11. Bee Gees 8 (2)
12. Moody Blues 7 (1)
13. Kim Wilde 7 (1)
14. Motels 7 (1)
15. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 7 (1)
Most Top 10 hits
1. Donna Summer 11
2. E.L.O. 11
3. Olivia Newton-John 10
4. Crystal Gayle 8
5. Little River Band 8
6. Abba 7
7. Blondie 6
8. Pat Benatar 6
9. Air Supply 6

10. Chic 6
11. Earth, Wind & Fire 5
12. Meco 5
13. Lipps Inc. 5
Number One singles so far:
artist - song -------#1 peak date-(weeks at #1) * -nonconsecutive weeks at #1
1.Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You - 7-2-77 (3)
2.Jennifer - Do It For Me - 7-23-77 (3)
3.Helen Reddy - You're My World - 8-13-77 (2)
4. London Symphony Orchestra - Star Wars -8-27-77 (4)
5. Brothers Johnson - Strawberry Letter 23 -9-24-77 (1)
6. Meco - Star Wars -10-7-77 (3)
7. Donna Summer - I Feel Love -10-22-77 (4)
8. Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life -11-19-77 (1)
9. Crystal Gayle - Don't It Make My Brown Eyes.. -11-26-77 (6)
10. Freda Payne - Love Magnet -1-7-78 - (2)
11. Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love -1-21-78 (1)
12. Santa Esmerelda - Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood -1-28-78 (4)
13. Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive 2-25-78 (7)
14. Kansas - Dust In The Wind -4-15-78 (3)
15. Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You 5-6-78 (3)
16. Earth,Wind, & Fire - Fantasy -5-22-78 (1)
17. Sweet - Love Is Like Oxygen -6-3-78 (2)
18. Abba - Take A Chance On Me -6-17-78 (1)
19. Love & Kisses - How Much I Love You -6-24-78 (5)
20. Dee D Jackson - Automatic Lover -7-29-78 (3)
21. Pattie Brooks - After Dark -8-19-78 (4)
22. Chris Rea - Fool If You Think It's Over -9-16-78 (2)
23. Ritchie Family - I Feel Disco Good -9-30-78 (1)
24. Boston - Don't Look Back -10-7-78 (2)
25. Donna Summer - MacArthur Park -10-21-78 (11)
26. Abba - Summer Night City - 1-6-79 (7) *
27. Arabesque - Friday Night -2-17-79 (2)
28. Giorgio Moroder - Chase -3-10-79 (4)
29. Frank Mills - Music Box Dancer -4-7-79 (5)
30. Machine - There But For The Grace of God -5-12-79 (2)
31. Claudja Barry - Boogie Woogie Dancin' Shoes -5-26-79 (5)
32. Earth,Wind, & Fire & Emotions - Boogie Wonderland-6-30-79 (3)
33. Amii Stewart - Light My Fire -7-21-79 (5)
34. Ring - Savage lover -8-25-79 (1)
35. Night -Hot Summer Nights -9-1-79 (4)
36. Sniff N' The Tears - Driver's Seat -9-29-79 (1)
37. M - Pop Muzik -10-6-79 (5)
38. France joli- Come To Me -11-10-79 (2)
39. Crystal Gayle - Half the Way -11-24-79 (5) *
40. Yvonne Elliman - Love Pains -12-15-79 (1)
41. Rupert Holmes - Escape -1-5-80 (2)
42. E.L.O. - Last Train To London -1-19-80 (4)
43. Donna Summer - On The Radio -2-16-80 (5)
44. Dan Fogelberg - Longer -3-22-80 (1)
45. Crystal Gayle - It's like We never Said Goodbye -3-29-80 (2)
46. Jimmy Ruffin - Hold On To My Love -4-12-80 (5)
47. Blondie - Call Me -5-17-80 (3)
48. Gary Numan - Cars -6-7-80 (4)
49. Ann Margret - Midnight Message -7-5-80 (1)
50. Blondie - Atomic -7-12-80 (1)
51. Olivia Newton-John - Magic -7-19-80 (2)*
52. Meco -Empire Strikes Back -7-26-80 (4)
53. Irene Cara - Fame -8-30-80 (2)
54. Olivia Newton John & E.L.O. - Xanadu -9-13-80 (7)
55. Harry Thumann - Underwater -11-1-80 (2)
56. Viola Wills - If you Could Read my Mind -11-15-80 (3)
57. Neil Diamond - Love On The Rocks -12-6-80 (8)
58. Abba - the Winner Takes It All - 1-31-81 (8)
59. Yarbrough & Peoples - Don't Stop The Music 3-28-81 (6)
60. Juice Newton - Angel Of The morning 5-9-81 (4)
61. Neil Diamond- America 6-6-81 (5)
62. Rosanne Cash - Seven Year Ache 7-11-81 (5)
63. Rex Smith & Rachel Sweet - Everlasting Love 8-15-81 (3)
64. Pat Benater - Fire And Ice 9-5-81 (2)
65. Moody Blues - the Voice 9-19-81 (7)
66. Christopher Cross - Arthur's Theme 11-7-81 (1)
67. Earth Wind & Fire - Let's Groove 11-14-81 (4)
68. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra - Hooked On Classics 12-12-81 (10)
69. Abba - When All Is Said And Done 2-20-82 (5)
70. Little River band - Take It Easy On Me 3-27-82 (1)
71. Vangelis - Chariots Of Fire/Titles 4-3-82 (6)
72. Human League - Don't You Want Me 5-15-82 (10)
73. Kim Wilde - Kids In America 7-24-82 (7)
74. Air Supply - Even The Nights Are Better 9-11-82 (2)
75. Asia - Only Time Will Tell 9-25-82 (2)
76. Flock Of Seagulls - I Ran 10-9-82 (5)
77. Billy Joel - Pressure 11-13-82 (2)
78. Joe Jackson -Steppin' Out 11-27-82 (6)*
79. Pat Benatar - Shadows Of the Night 1-1-83 (1)
80. ABC - Look Of Love 1-22-83 (1)
81. Toto - Africa 1-29-83 (2)
82. Billy Joel - Allentown 2-12-83 (4)
83. Joe Jackson - Breaking Us In Two 3-12-83 (3)
84. ABC - Poison Arrow 4-2-83 (2)
85. Frida - I Know There's Something Going On 4-16-83 (1)
86. Styx - Mr. Roboto 4-23-83 (2)
87. Thomas Dolby - She Blinded Me With Science 5-7-83 (2)
88. Irene Cara -Flashdance..What A Feeling 5-21-83 (12)
89. America - the Border 8-13-83 (3)
90. Men Without Hats - Safety Dance 9-3-83 (5)
91. Air Supply - Making Love Out Of Nothing At All 10-8-83 (3)
92. Motels - Suddenly Last Summer 10-29-83 (7)

Most weeks In Top 100- by song WKS (Peak Position)
1. Human League - Don't You Want Me 40 (1)
2. Viola Wills - If You Could Ready My Mind 37 (1)
3. ABBA - Summer Night City 35 (1)
4. Belle Epoque - Miss Broadway 35 (38)
5. ABC - Look Of Love 34 (1)
6. Don Ray - Got To Have Loving 34 (3)
7. ABBA - Winner Takes It All 33 (1)
8. Harry Thumann - Underwater 33 (1)
9. Go-Go's - Our Lips Are Sealed 33 (2)
10. Pendulum - Gypsy Spirit 33 (3)
11. Paul Davis - I Go Crazy 33 (4)
12. Olivia Newton-John & E.L.O. - Xanadu 32 (1)
13. Irene Cara - Fame 32 (1)
14. Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love 32 (1)
15. Vivien Vee - Give Me A Break 32 (2)
16. Donna Summer - MacArthur Park 31 (1)
17. Frida - I Know There's Something Going On 31 (1)
18. Laura Branigan -Gloria 31 (3)
 
Number 46 - new entry for The Fixx who's "One thing leads to another" has been a big hit in the USA and Canada and now crosses over into the HMV Retrochart:
 
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