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July 1981

UK (US) Song title Artist
1   Ghost town Specials
2   Can can Bad Manners
3   One day in your life Michael Jackson
4   Body talk Imagination
5   Stars on 45 (vol.2) Starsound
6   Going back to my roots Odyssey
7   Wordy rapppinghood Tom Tom Club
8   No woman no cry Bob Marley & the Wailers
9   Memory Elain Paige
10   Motherhead live Motorhead
11   You might need somebody Randy Crawford
12   Being with you Smokey Robinson
13   Dancing on the floor (Hooked on love) Third World
14   Razzamatazz Quincy Jones
15   Chant No.1 (I don't need yjos pressure on) Spandau Ballet
16   Piece of the action Bucks Fizz
17   Lay all your love on me Abba
18   More than in love Kate Robbins & Beyond
19   Ssat in your lap Kate Bush
20   Teddy bear Red Sovine

 

August 1981

UK (US) Song title Artist
1   Green door Shakin' Stevens
2   Hooked on classics Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
3   Happy birthday Stevie Wonder
4   Chant No.1 (I don't need This pressure on) Spandau Ballet
5   Back to sixties Tight Fit
6   Girls on film Duran Duran
7   Love action (I believe in love) Human League
8   Hold on tight Electric light Orchestra
9   Ghost town Specials
10   For your eyes only Sheena Easton
11   Japanese boy Aneka
12   Can can Bad Manners
13   Walk right now Jacksons
14   Tainted love Soft Cell
15   Caribbean disco Lobo
16   Water on glass / Boys Kim Wilde
17   Stars on 45 (vol.2) Starsound
18   New life Depeche Mode
19   Beach boy gold Gidea Park
20   Dancing on the floor (Hooked on love) Third World

 

September 1981

UK (US) Song title Artist
1   Tainted love Soft Cell
2   Japanese boy Aneka
3   Prince charming Adam & the Ants
4   Wired for sound Cliff Richard
5   Hold on tight Electric light Orchestra
6   Love action (I believe in love) Human League
7   Souvenir O.M.D.
8   Hands up (Give me your heart) Ottawan
9   Start me up Rolling Stones
10   One in ten UB40
11   She's got claws Gary Numan
12   Pretend Alvin stardust
13   Slow hand Pointer Sisters
14   Abacab Genesis
15   Hooked on classics Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
16   Endless love Dianna Ross & Lionel Richie
17   Everybody Salsa Modern Romance
18   The thin wall Ultravox
19   Caribbean disco Lobo
20   Green door Shakin' Stevens

 

October 1981

UK (US) Song title Artist
1   The birdie song Tweets
2   It's my party Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
3   Under your thumb Godley & Creme
4   Prince charming Adam & the Ants
5   Hands up (Give me your heart) Ottawan
6   Thunder in mountains Toyah
7   Invisible sun Police
8   Just can't get enough Depeche Mode
9   Shut up Madness
10   Happy birthday Altered Images
11   O Superman Laurie Anderson
12   Open your heart Human League
13   Pretend Alvin stardust
14   Endless love Dianna Ross & Lionel Richie
15   A good year for the roses Elvis Costello
16   It's raining Shakin' Stevens
17   Absolute beginners Jam
18   Souvenir O.M.D.
19   Walkin' in the sunshine Bad Manners
20   Tainted love Soft Cell

 

November 1981

UK (US) Song title Artist
1   Every little thing she does is magic Police
2   Joan of Arc O.M.D.
3   When she was my girl Four Tops
4   Under pressure Queen & David Bowie
5   Happy birthday Altered Images
6   Begin the Beguine (Volver a empezar) Julio Iglesias
7   Labelled with love Squeeze
8   Favourite shirts (Boy meets girl) Haircut 100
9   Tonight I'm yours Rod Stewart
10   It's my party Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
11   Physical Olivia Newton-John
12   Let's groove Earth, Wind & Fire
13   A good year for the roses Elvis Costello
14   Bed sitter Soft Cell
15   I go to sleep Pretenders
16   Hold me B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell
17   When you were sweet sixteen Fureys & Davey Arthur
18   The birdie song Tweets
19   Open your heart Human League
20   Why do fools fall in love Dianna Ross

 

December 1981

UK (US) Song title Artist
1   Don't you want me Human League
2   Daddy's home Cliff Richard
3   Begin the Beguine Julio Iglesias
4   Why do fools fall in love Diana Ross
5   Bed sitter Soft Cell
6   One of us Abba
7   Ant rap Adam & the Ants
8   It must be love Madness
9   Let's groove Earth, Wind & Fire
10   Wedding bells Godley & Creme
11   Under pressure Queen & David Bowie
12   Land of make believe Bucks Fizz
13   I go to sleep Pretenders
14   Rock 'n' roll Status Quo
15   Cambodia Kim Wilde
16   Ay ay ay ay moosey Modern Romance
17   Spirits in the material world Police
18   Mirror mirror Dollar
19   Four more from Toyah E.P. Toyah
20   Favourite shirts (Boy meets girl) Haircut 100

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