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January 1986

UK (US) Title Artist
1   West end girls Pet Shop Boys
2   Hit that perfect beat Bronski Beat
3   The sun always shines on T.V. A-HA
4   Saving all my love for you Whitney Houston
5   Saturday love Cherrelle & Alexander O'Neil
6   Girlie girlie Sophia George
7   Merry Christmas everyone Shakin' Stevens
8   Walk of life Dire Straits
9   Walking in the air Aled Jones
10   You little thief Feargal Sharkey
11   Broken wings Mr.Mister
12   Dress you up Madonna
13   Do they know it's Christmas Band Aid
14   I'm your man Wham!
15   Separate lives Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin
16   Alice I want you just for me Full Force
17   Last Christmas Wham!
18   Who's zoomin' who Aretha Franklin
19   Russians Sting
20   It's alright(Baby comn' back) Eurythmics

 

February 1986

UK (US) Title Artist
1   When the goooing gets tough, the tough gets going Billy Ocean
2   Borderline Madonna
3   The sun always shines on T.V. A-HA
4   Only love Nena Mouskouri
5   System addict Five Star
6   Walk of life Dire Straits
7   Living in America James Brown
8   Eloise Damned
9   The phantom of the opera Sarah Brightman/Steve Harley
10   Starting together Su Pollard
11   The captain of her heart Double
12   How will I know Whitney Houston
13   Suspicious minds Fine Young Cannibals
14   Broken wings Mr.Mister
15   Chain reaction Diana Ross
16   Saturday love Cherrelle & Alexander O'Neil
17   Rise Public Image Ltd.
18   Pull up to the bumper/La vie en rose Grace Jones
19   Burning heart Survivor
20   Sanctify yourself Simple Minds

 

March 1986

UK (US) Title Artist
1   Chain reaction Diana Ross
2   Manic Monday Bangles
3   When the goooing gets tough, the tough gets going Billy Ocean
4   Love missile F1-11 Sigue Sigue Sputnik
5   Absolute beginners David Bowie
6   Hi ho silver Jim Diamond
7   Starting together Su Pollard
8   Burning heart Survivor
9   Theme from Nwe York New York Frank Sinatra
10   (Nothin' serious)Just buggin' Whistle
11   How will I know Whitney Houston
12   Living doll Cliff Richard & the Young Ones
13   Kiss Prince & the Revolution
14   The power of love Huey Lewis & the News
15   Eloise Damned
16   Don't waste my time Paul Hardcastle
17   Move away Culture Club
18   Kyrie Mr.Mister
19   Digging your scene Blow Monkeys
20   Touch me(I want your body) Samantha Fox

 

April 1986

UK (US) Title Artist
1   Living doll Cliff Cliff Richard & the Young Ones
2   A different corner George Michael
3   Rock me Amadeus Falco
4   Touch me Samantha Fox
5   A kind of magic Queen
6   Wonderful world Sam Cocke
7   You to me are everything Real Thing
8   Peter gun Art Of Noise & Duane Eddy
9   Secret lovers Atlantic Starr
10   Train of thought A-HA
11   Look away Big Country
12   All the things she said Simple Minds
13   Chain reaction Diana Ross
14   Absolute biginners David Bowie
15   E=MC2 Big Audio Dynamite
16   What have you done for me lately Janet Jackson
17   Can't wait another minute Five Star
18   Just say no Grange Hill Cast
19   Hi ho silver Jim Diamond
20   Kyrie Mr.Mister

 

May 1986

UK (US) Title Artist
1   Lessons in love Level 42
2   Rock me Amadeus Falco
3   On my own Patti Labelle/Michael McDonald
4   The chicken song Spitting Image
5   Live to tell Madonna
6   What have you done for me lately Janet Jackson
7   Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
8   Can't wait another minute Five Star
9   Greatest love of all Whitney Houston
10   A different corner George Michael
11   Snooker loopy Matchroom Mob With Chas & Dave
12   Spirit in the sky Doctor & the Medics
13   I heard it through the grapevine Marvin Gaye
14   Why can't this be love Van Halen
15   A kind of magic Queen
16   Just say no Grange Hill Cast
17   There'll be sad songs(To make you cry) Billy Ocean
18   Rolling home Status Quo
19   Look away Big Country
20   You and me tonight Aurra

 

June 1986

UK (US) Title Artist
1   Spirit in the sky Doctor & the Medics
2   Holding back the years Simply Red
3   I can't wait Nu Shooz
4   Addicted to love Robert Palmer
5   Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
6   Can't get by without you Real Thing
7   The edge of heaven/Where did your heart go Wham!
8   Hunting high and low A-HA
9   Set me free Jaki Graham
10   Everybody wants to run the world Tears For Fears
11   Too good to be forgotten Amazulu
12   Vienna calling Falco
13   The chicken song Spitting Image
14   Happy hour Housemartins
15   On my own Patti Labelle/Michael McDonald
16   New beginning(Mamba Seyra) Bucks Fizz
17   Lessons in love Level 42
18   My favourite waste of time Owen Paul
19   Opportunities(Let's make lots of money) Pet Shop Boys
20   Amityville(The house on the hill) Lovebug Starski

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