Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1983. 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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Hall and Oates - Maneater 4
Men at Work - Down Under 4 (3)
Toto - Africa 1
Men at Work - Down Under 4 (1)
Patti Austin and James Ingram - Baby, Come to Me 2
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 7
Dexys Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen 1
Michael Jackson - Beat It 3
David Bowie - Let's Dance 1
Irene Cara - Flashdance... What a Feeling 6
Police - Every Breath You Take 8
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) 1
Michael Sembello - Maniac 2
Billy Joel - Tell Her About It 1
Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart 4
Kenny Roger and Dolly Parton - Islands in the Stream 2
Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night) 4
Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson - Say, Say, Say 6
Source: Billboard

17 different songs hit number one in the US during 1983.

Top 5 Songs of 1983

Number One Song of 1983: Police - Every Breath You Take
  1. Police - Every Breath You Take
  2. Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
  3. Irene Cara - Flashdance... What A Feeling
  4. Men At Work - Down Under
  5. Michael Jackson - Beat It
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1983.