Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK 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. In the early years of the UK chart, occasionally two songs were at number one simultaneously. This will be indicated with two asterisks.
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« 1982 1983 Number One Songs 1984 »
Date Artist - Title Weeks
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« 1982 1983 Number One Songs 1984 »
December 12 1982 – January 8 1983 Renee and Renato - Save Your Love 4
January 9 – 22 1983 Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love 2
January 23 – February 12 1983 Men At Work - Down Under 3
February 13 – 26 1983 Kajagoogoo - Too Shy 2
February 27 – March 5 1983 Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 1
March 6 – 19 1983 Bonnie Tyler - Total Eclipse Of The Heart 2
March 20 – April 2 1983 Duran Duran - Is There Something I Should Know 2
April 3 – 23 1983 David Bowie - Let's Dance 3
April 24 – May 21 1983 Spandau Ballet - True 4
May 22 – 28 1983 New Edition - Candy Girl 1
May 29 – June 25 1983 Police - Every Breath You Take 4
June 26 – July 16 1983 Rod Stewart - Baby Jane 3
July 17 – August 6 1983 Paul Young - Wherever I Lay My Hat (That's My Home) 3
August 7 – 27 1983 K C and The Sunshine Band - Give It Up 3
August 28 – September 17 1983 UB40 - Red Red Wine 3
September 18 – October 29 1983 Culture Club - Karma Chameleon 6
October 30 – December 3 1983 Billy Joel - Uptown Girl 5
December 4 1983 – January 7 1984 Flying Pickets - Only You 5

18 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1983.