Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1982. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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November 15 1981 – January 23 1982 Olivia Newton-John - Physical 10
January 24 – 30 1982 Hall and Oates - I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) 1
January 31 – March 13 1982 J. Geils Band - Centerfold 6
March 14 – May 1 1982 Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'n Roll 7
May 2 – 8 1982 Vangelis - Chariots of Fire 1
May 9 – June 26 1982 Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder - Ebony and Ivory 7
June 27 – July 17 1982 Human League - Don't You Want Me 3
July 18 – August 28 1982 Survivor - Eye of the Tiger 6
August 29 – September 4 1982 Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra 2 (1)
September 5 – 18 1982 Chicago - Hard to Say I'm Sorry 2
September 19 – 25 1982 Steve Miller Band - Abracadabra 2 (1)
September 26 – October 23 1982 John Cougar - Jack and Diane 4
October 24 – 30 1982 Men at Work - Who Can It Be Now 1
October 31 – November 20 1982 Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes - Up Where We Belong 3
November 21 – December 4 1982 Lionel Richie - Truly 2
December 5 – 11 1982 Toni Basil - Mickey 1
December 12 1982 – January 8 1983 Hall and Oates - Maneater 4
Source: Billboard Magazine

16 different songs hit number one in the US during 1982.

Top 5 Songs of 1982

Number One Song of 1982: Olivia Newton-John - Physical
  1. Olivia Newton-John - Physical
  2. Survivor - Eye Of The Tiger
  3. Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - I Love Rock N' Roll
  4. Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder - Ebony And Ivory
  5. J. Geils Band - Centerfold
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1982.