1981 Number One Hits

1981MusicDecember 27, 1980 – January 30, 1981:
(Just Like) Starting Over – John Lennon
January 31 – February 6:
The Tide Is High – Blondie
February 7 – February 20:
Celebration – Kool & The Gang
February 21 – February 27:
9 to 5 – Dolly Parton
February 28– March 20:
I Love A Rainy Night – Eddie Rabbitt
March 21 – March 27:
Keep On Loving You – REO Speedwagon
March 28 – April 10:
Rapture – Blondie
April 11 – May 1:
Kiss On My List – Hall & Oates
May 2 – May 15:
Morning Train (Nine To Five) – Sheena Easton
May 16 – June 19:
Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes
June 20 – July 24:
Medley – Stars on 45
July 25 – July 31:
The One That You Love – Air Supply
August 1 – August 14:
Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield
August 15 – October 16:
Endless Love – Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
October 17 – November 6:
Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do) – Christopher Cross
November 7 – November 20:
Private Eyes – Hall & Oates
November 21, 1981 – January 29, 1982:
Physical – Olivia Newton-John

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard’s “Pop,” “Rock,” “Airplay,” “R&B/Dance” and “Singles” Charts. The “Hot 100” is the primary chart used for this list.)

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