1988 Number One Hits

December 12, 1987 January 8, 1988:
Faith – George Michael
January 9 – January 15:
So Emotional – Whitney Houston
January 16 – January 22:
Got My Mind Set on You – George Harrison
January 23 – January 29:
The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson
January 30 – February 5:
Need You Tonight – INXS
February 6 – February 19:
Could’ve Been – Tiffany
February 20 – February 26:
Seasons Change – Exposé
February 27 – March 11:
Father Figure – George Michael
March 12 – March 20:
Never Gonna Give You Up – Rick Astley
March 26 – April 8:
Man In The Mirror – Michael Jackson
April 9 – April 22:
Get Outta My Dreams, Get Into My Car – Billy Ocean
April 23 – May 6:
Where Do Broken Hearts Go – Whitney Houston
May 7 – May 13:
Wishing Well – Terence Trent D’Arby
May 14 – May 27:
Anything For You – Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
May 28 – July 17:
One More Try – George Michael
June 18 – July 24:
Together Forever – Rick Astley
June 25 – July 1:
Foolish Beat – Debbie Gibson
July 2 – July 8:
Dirty Diana – Michael Jackson
July 9 – July 22:
The Flame – Cheap Trick
July 23 – July 29:
Hold On to The Nights – Richard Marx
July 30 – August 26:
Roll With It – Steve Winwood
August 27 – September 9:
Monkey – George Michael
September 10 – September 23:
Sweet Child O’ Mine – Guns N’ Roses
September 24 – October 7:
Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin
October 8 – October 14:
Love Bites – Def Leppard
October 15 – October 21:
Red Red Wine – UB40
October 22 – November 4:
Groovy Kind Of Love – Phil Collins
November 5 – November 11:
Kokomo – The Beach Boys
November 12 – November 18:
Wild, Wild West – The Escape Club
November 19 – December 2:
Bad Medicine – Bon Jovi
December 3 – December 9:
Baby, I Love Your Way/Freebird Medley – Will To Power
December 10 – December 23:
Look Away – Chicago
December 24, 1988- January 13, 1989:
Every Rose Has Its Thorn – Poison

(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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