Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1985. 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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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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Madonna - Like a Virgin 6
Foreigner - I Want to Know What Love Is 2
Wham! - Careless Whisper 3
REO Speedwagon - Can't Fight This Feeling 3
Phil Collins - One More Night 2
USA for Africa - We Are the World 4
Madonna - Crazy for You 1
Simple Minds - Don't You (Forget About Me) 1
Wham! - Everything She Wants 2
Tears for Fears - Everybody Wants to Rule the World 2
Bryan Adams - Heaven 2
Phil Collins - Sussudio 1
Duran Duran - A View to a Kill 2
Paul Young - Everytime You Go Away 1
Tears for Fears - Shout 3
Huey Lewis and The News - The Power of Love 2
John Parr - St. Elmo's Fire (Man in Motion) 2
Dire Straits - Money for Nothing 3
Ready For The World - Oh Sheila 1
a-ha - Take on Me 1
Whitney Houston - Saving All My Love for You 1
Stevie Wonder - Part-Time Lover 1
Jan Hammer - Miami Vice Theme 1
Starship - We Built This City 2
Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin - Separate Lives 1
Mr. Mister - Broken Wings 2
Lionel Richie - Say You, Say Me 4
Source: Billboard Magazine

27 different songs hit number one in the US during 1985.

Top 5 Songs of 1985

Number One Song of 1985: Wham! - Careless Whisper
  1. Wham! - Careless Whisper
  2. Madonna - Like A Virgin
  3. Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
  4. Foreigner - I Want To Know What Love Is
  5. Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1985.