1985 Number One Hits

December 22, 1984 – February 1, 1985:
Like a Virgin- Madonna
February 2 – February 15:
I Want to Know What Love Is – Foreigner
February 16 – March 8:
Careless Whisper – Wham! featuring George Michael
March 9 – March 29:
Can’t Fight This Feeling – REO Speedwagon
March 30 – April 12:
One More Night – Phil Collins
April 13 – May 10:
We Are The World – USA For Africa
May 11 – May 17:
Crazy for You – Madonna
May 18 – May 24:
Don’t You (Forget About Me) – Simple Minds
May 25 – June 7:
Everything She Wants – Wham!
June 8 – June 21:
Everybody Wants To Rule The World – Tears For Fears
June 22 – July 5:
Heaven – Bryan Adams
July 6 – July 12:
Sussudio – Phil Collins
July 13 – July 26:
A View to a Kill – Duran Duran
July 27 – August 2:
Everytime You Go Away – Paul Young
August 3 – August 23:
Shout – Tears For Fears
August 24 – September 6:
The Power of Love – Huey Lewis & The News
September 7 – September 20:
St. Elmo’s Fire (Man In Motion) – John Parr
September 21 – October 11:
Money For Nothing – Dire Straits
October 12 – October 18:
Oh Sheila – Ready For the World
October 19 – October 25:
Take On Me – a-ha
October 26 – November 1:
Saving All My Love For You – Whitney Houston
November 2 – November 8:
Part Time Lover – Stevie Wonder
November 9 – November 15:
Miami Vice Theme – Jan Hammer
November 16 – November 29:
We Built This City – Starship
November 30 – December 6:
Separate Lives – Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin
December 7 – December 20:
Broken Wings – Mr. Mister
December 21, 1985 – January 17, 1986:
Say You, Say Me – Lionel Richie

(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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