Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1987. 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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Bangles - Walk Like an Egyptian 4
Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down 1
Billy Vera and The Beaters - At This Moment 2
Madonna - Open Your Heart 1
Bon Jovi - Livin' on a Prayer 4
Huey Lewis and The News - Jacob's Ladder 1
Club Nouveau - Lean on Me 2
Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now 2
Aretha Franklin and George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) 2
Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died in Your Arms 2
U2 - With or Without You 3
Kim Wilde - You Keep Me Hangin' On 1
Atlantic Starr - Always 1
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam - Head to Toe 1
Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) 2
Heart - Alone 3
Bob Seger - Shakedown 1
U2 - I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 2
Madonna - Who's That Girl 1
Los Lobos - La Bamba 3
Michael Jackson - I Just Can't Stop Loving You 1
Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All 2
Whitesnake - Here I Go Again 1
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam - Lost in Emotion 1
Michael Jackson - Bad 2
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now 2
Billy Idol - Mony Mony 1
Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes - (I've Had) the Time of My Life 1
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is a Place on Earth 1
George Michael - Faith 4
Source: Billboard Magazine

30 different songs hit number one in the US during 1987.

Top 5 Songs of 1987

Number One Song of 1987: Bangles  - Walk Like an Egyptian
  1. Bangles - Walk Like An Egyptian
  2. Heart - Alone
  3. Gregory Abbott - Shake You Down
  4. Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)
  5. Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1987.