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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December 12 1982 – January 8 1983 Hall and Oates - Maneater 4
January 9 – 29 1983 Men at Work - Down Under 4 (3)
January 30 – February 5 1983 Toto - Africa 1
February 6 – 12 1983 Men at Work - Down Under 4 (1)
February 13 – 26 1983 Patti Austin and James Ingram - Baby, Come to Me 2
February 27 – April 16 1983 Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 7
April 17 – 23 1983 Dexys Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen 1
April 24 – May 14 1983 Michael Jackson - Beat It 3
May 15 – 21 1983 David Bowie - Let's Dance 1
May 22 – July 2 1983 Irene Cara - Flashdance... What a Feeling 6
July 3 – August 27 1983 Police - Every Breath You Take 8
August 28 – September 3 1983 Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) 1
September 4 – 17 1983 Michael Sembello - Maniac 2
September 18 – 24 1983 Billy Joel - Tell Her About It 1
September 25 – October 22 1983 Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse of the Heart 4
October 23 – November 5 1983 Kenny Roger and Dolly Parton - Islands in the Stream 2
November 6 – December 3 1983 Lionel Richie - All Night Long (All Night) 4
December 4 1983 – January 14 1984 Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson - Say, Say, Say 6
Source: Billboard Magazine

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.