1980 - UK Top40 1980 Hits
UK TOP 40 - Pop Music Charts - 1980

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Date
Artist
Title
Chart
5 Jan Bee Gees Spirits (Having Flown) 16
5 Jan Dr Hook Better Love Next Time 8
5 Jan Jon & Vangelis I Hear You Now 8
5 Jan Madness My Girl 3
5 Jan Styx Babe 6
12 Jan Azymuth Jazz Carnival 19
12 Jan Rupert Holmes Escape (The Pina Colada Song) 23
12 Jan Joe Jackson It's Different For Girls 5
12 Jan UFO Young Blood 36
19 Jan New Musik Living By Numbers 13
19 Jan Commodores Wonderland 40
19 Jan Dexy's Midnight Runners Dance Stance 40
19 Jan Kool & Gang Too Hot 23
19 Jan Matchbox Buzz Buzz A Diddle It 22
19 Jan Suzi Quatro Mama's Boy 34
19 Jan Sad Cafe Strange Little Girl 32
19 Jan Sister Sledge Got To Love Somebody 34
19 Jan Amii Stewart The Letter / Paradise Bird 39
26 Jan Boomtown Rats Someone's Looking At You 4
26 Jan Brass Construction Music Makes Me Feel Like Dancing 39
26 Jan Buggles The Plastic Age 16
26 Jan John Foxx Underpass 31
26 Jan Keith Michell Captain Beaky / Wilfred The Weasel 5
26 Jan Ramones Baby I Love You 8
26 Jan Kenny Rogers Coward Of The County 1
26 Jan Shadows Riders In The Sky 12
26 Jan Special AKA The Special AKA Live EP 1
26 Jan Jefferson Starship Jane 21
2 Feb AC/DC Touch Too Much 29
2 Feb Chords Maybe Tomorrow 40
2 Feb Queen Save Me 11
2 Feb Cliff Richard Carrie 4
2 Feb Selecter Three Minute Hero 16
2 Feb Whispers And The Beat Goes On 2
9 Feb Dave Edmunds Singing The Blues 28
9 Feb Peter Gabriel Games Without Frontiers 4
9 Feb Michael Jackson Rock With You 7
9 Feb Tourists So Good To Be Back Home Again 8
9 Feb Vapors Turning Japanese 3
9 Feb Marti Webb Take That Look Off Your Face 3
16 Feb Captain & Tennille Do That To Me One More Time 7
16 Feb Elvis Costello I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down 4
16 Feb Sammy Hagar I've Done Everything For You 36
16 Feb Fern Kinney Together We Are Beautiful 1
16 Feb Police So Lonely 6
16 Feb Rainbow All Night Long 5
16 Feb Shakin' Stevens Hot Dog 24
16 Feb Stiff Little Fingers At The Edge 15
16 Feb Donna Summer On The Radio 32
23 Feb Beat Hands Off - She's Mine 9
23 Feb Blondie Atomic 1
23 Feb Brothers Johnson Stomp 6
23 Feb Detroit Spinners Working My Way Back To You-Forgive Me Girl 1
23 Feb Gibson Brothers Cuba/Better Do It Salsa (Re-Issue) 12
23 Feb Iron Maiden Running Free 34
23 Feb Liquid Gold Dance Yourself Dizzy 2
23 Feb Tony Rallo & Midnight Band Holdin' On 34
23 Feb Narada Michael Walden Tonight I'm All Right 34
1 Mar Bad Manners Ne-Ne Na-Na Na-Na Nu-Nu 28
1 Mar David Bowie Alabama Song 23
1 Mar Lambrettas Poison Ivy 7
1 Mar Jon Pertwee Worzel's Song 33
1 Mar B.A. Robertson Kool In The Kaftan 17
1 Mar Squeeze Another Nail In My Heart 17
8 Mar Dooleys Love Patrol 29
8 Mar Secret Affair My World 16
8 Mar UB40 King / Food For Thought 4
8 Mar UK Subs Warhead 30
15 Mar Bodysnatchers Let's Do Rock Steady 22
15 Mar Barbara Dickson January February 11
15 Mar Genesis Turn It On Again 8
15 Mar Leon Haywood Don't Push It Don't Force It 12
15 Mar Monkees The Monkees E.P. 33
15 Mar Rush Spirit Of Radio 13
15 Mar Sad Cafe My Oh My 14
15 Mar Siouxsie & Banshees Happy House 17
22 Mar Dexy's Midnight Runners Geno 1
22 Mar Rupert Holmes Him 31
22 Mar Jam Going Underground / Dreams Of Children 1
22 Mar Saxon Wheels Of Steel 20
22 Mar Stranglers Bear Cage 36
29 Mar Dr Hook Sexy Eyes 4
29 Mar John Foxx No-One Driving (Double Single) 32
29 Mar Selecter Missing Words 23
29 Mar Bobby Thurston Check Out The Groove 10
5 Apr Buggles Clean Clean 38
5 Apr David Essex Silver Dream Machine 4
5 Apr Philip Lynott Dear Miss Lonely Hearts 32
5 Apr Madness Work Rest & Play EP 6
5 Apr Pretenders Talk Of The Town 8
5 Apr Sky Toccata 5
5 Apr Pete Townshend Rough Boys 39
5 Apr Undertones My Perfect Cousin 9
12 Apr Blondie Call Me 1
12 Apr Elvis Costello Hi Fidelity 30
12 Apr Cure A Forest 31
12 Apr Billy Joel All For Leyna 40
12 Apr Nolans Don't Make Waves 12
19 Apr Rodney Franklin The Groove 7
19 Apr Paul McCartney Coming Up 2
19 Apr Ruts Staring At The Rude Boys 22
19 Apr Smokie Take Good Care Of My Baby 34
26 Apr Average White Band Let's Go Round Again 12
26 Apr Kate Bush Breathing 16
26 Apr Cockney Rejects The Greatest Cockney Ripoff 21
26 Apr Jam In The City (Re-Entry) 40
26 Apr Mystic Merlin Just Can't Give You Up 20
26 Apr New Musik This World Of Water 31
26 Apr Narada Michael Walden I Shoulda Loved Ya 8
26 Apr Whitesnake Fool For Your Loving 13
3 May Beat Mirror In The Bathroom 4
3 May Crown Heights Affair You Gave Me Love 10
3 May Four Bucketeers The Bucket Of Water Song 26
3 May Hot Chocolate No Doubt About It 2
3 May Michael Jackson She's Out Of My Life 3
3 May Johnny Logan What's Another Year 1
3 May Motorhead The Golden Years EP 8
3 May Junior Murvin Police & Thieves 23
3 May Jimmy Ruffin Hold On To My Love 7
10 May Detroit Spinners Body Language 40
10 May Peter Gabriel No Self Control 33
10 May Jermaine Jackson Let's Get Serious 8
10 May Jona Lewie You'll Always Find Me In The Kitchen At Parties 16
10 May Don McLean Crying 1
10 May MASH Theme From M.A.S.H. (Suicide Is Painless) 1
10 May Matchbox Midnite Dynamos 14
10 May Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Messages 13
17 May Cockney Rejects I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles 35
17 May Roberta Flack/Donny Hathaway Back Together Again 3
17 May Lipps Inc. Funkytown 2
17 May Manhattan Transfer Twilight Zone 25
17 May Roxy Music Over You 5
17 May UK Subs Teenage 32
24 May Electric Light Orchestra I'm Alive 20
24 May Elton John Little Jeannie 33
24 May Korgis Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime 5
24 May Lambrettas D-a-a-ance 12
24 May Gary Numan We Are Glass 5
24 May Specials Rat Race / Rude Boys Outa Jail 5
24 May Stiff Little Fingers Nobody's Hero / Tin Soldiers 36
24 May Thin Lizzy Chinatown 21
31 May Darts Let's Hang On 11
31 May Liquid Gold Substitute 8
31 May Teena Marie Behind The Groove 6
31 May B.A. Robertson To Be Or Not To Be 9
31 May Rod Stewart If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don't Want To Be Right) 23
31 May Surface Noise The Scratch 26
1 June Martha & Muffins Echo Beach 10
7 June Elvis Costello New Amsterdam 36
7 June Iron Maiden Sanctuary 29
7 June Judas Priest Living After Midnight 12
7 June Judas Priest Breaking The Law 12
7 June Siouxsie & Banshees Christine 22
7 June Stranglers Who Wants The World 39
14 June Joan Armatrading Me Myself I 21
14 June Bad Manners Lip Up Fatty 15
14 June Stacy Lattisaw Jump To The Beat 3
14 June Police Six Pack 17
14 June Queen Play The Game 14
14 June Sex Pistols (I'm Not Your) Stepping Stone 21
14 June Splodgenessabounds Simon Templar / Two Pints Of Lager & A Packet Of Crisps Please 7
14 June UB40 My Way Of Thinking / I Think It's Going To Rain 6
14 June Yellow Magic Orchestra Computer Game (The From The Invaders) 17
21 June Philip Lynott King's Call 35
21 June Paul McCartney Waterfalls 9
21 June Bob Marley & Wailers Could You Be Loved 5
21 June Olivia Newton-John/Electric Light Orchestra Xanadu 1
21 June Odyssey Use It Up & Wear It Out 1
21 June Saxon 747 (Strangers In The Night) 13
28 June AC/DC Whole Lotta Rosie 36
28 June Gene Chandler Does She Have A Friend 28
28 June Change A Lover's Holiday/Glow Of Love 14
28 June Detroit Spinners Cupid-I've Loved You For A Long Time 4
28 June Joy Division Love Will Tear Us Apart 13
5 July Black Sabbath Neon Knights 22
5 July Kate Bush Babooshka 5
5 July Gerard Kenny Fantasy (Re-Entry) 34
5 July Rolling Stones Emotional Rescue 9
5 July Leo Sayer More Than I Can Say 2
5 July Ultravox Sleepwalk 29
5 July Undertones Wednesday Week 11
12 July Dexy's Midnight Runners There There My Dear 7
12 July George Duke Brazilian Love Affair 36
12 July Gap Band Oops Up Side Your Head 6
12 July Gibson Brothers Mariana 11
12 July New Musik Sanctuary 31
12 July Whispers My Girl 26
19 July Tom Browne Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.) 10
19 July Sheena Easton 9 To 5 3
19 July John Foxx Burning Car 35
19 July Hot Chocolate Are You Getting Enough Of What Makes You Happy 17
19 July Diana Ross Upside Down 2
19 July Amii Stewart/Johnny Bristol My Guy - My Girl (Medley) 39
26 July George Benson Give Me The Night 7
26 July Bow Wow Wow C30 C60 C90 Go 34
26 July Jermaine Jackson Burnin' Hot 32
26 July Grace Jones Private Life 17
2 Aug Abba The Winner Takes It All 1
2 Aug Mike Berry The Sunshine Of Your Smile 9
2 Aug Roger Daltrey Free Me 39
2 Aug Electric Light Orchestra All Over The World 11
2 Aug Kelly Marie Feels Like I'm In Love 1
2 Aug Piranhas Tom Hark 6
2 Aug Roxy Music Oh Yeah (On The Radio) 5
2 Aug Nick Straker Band A Walk In The Park 20
2 Aug Sue Wilkinson You Gotta Be A Hustler If You Wanna Get On 25
9 Aug Clash Bankrobber 12
9 Aug Sheena Easton Modern Girl (Re-Entry) 8
9 Aug Billy Joel It's Still Rock And Roll To Me 14
9 Aug Village People Can't Stop The Music 11
16 Aug Barracudas Summer Fun 37
16 Aug Beat Best Friend/Stand Down Margaret 22
16 Aug Black Sabbath Paranoid (Re-Issue) 14
16 Aug David Bowie Ashes To Ashes 1
16 Aug Hazel O'Connor Eighth Day 5
16 Aug Cliff Richard Dreamin' 8
16 Aug Skids Circus Games 32
16 Aug Split Enz I Got You 12
16 Aug Shakin' Stevens Marie Marie 19
23 Aug Peter Gabriel Biko 38
23 Aug Jam Start 1
23 Aug Judas Priest United 26
23 Aug Olivia Newton-John Magic 32
23 Aug Selecter The Whisper 36
27 Aug Bad Manners Special Brew 3
30 Aug Randy Crawford One Day I'll Fly Away 2
30 Aug Ian Dury & Blockheads I Want To Be Straight 22
30 Aug Gladys Knight & Pips Taste Of Bitter Love 35
30 Aug Gary Numan I Die: You Die 6
30 Aug Elvis Presley It's Only Love / Beyond The Reef 3
30 Aug Shalamar I Owe You One 13
6 Sept Change Searching 11
6 Sept Queen Another One Bites The Dust 7
6 Sept Splodgenessabounds Two Little Boys / Horse 26
6 Sept XTC Generals & Majors / Don't Lose Your Temper 32
13 Sept AC/DC You Shook Me All Night Long 38
13 Sept Madness Baggy Trousers 3
13 Sept Bob Marley & Wailers Three Little Birds 17
13 Sept Nolans Gotta Pull Myself Together 9
13 Sept Odyssey If You're Looking For A Way Out 6
13 Sept Ottowan D.I.S.C.O. 2
13 Sept Stevie Wonder Masterblaster (Jammin') 2
20 Sept Black Slate Amigo 9
20 Sept Linx You're Lying 15
20 Sept Diana Ross My Old Piano 5
20 Sept Specials Stereotype / International Jet Set 6
27 Sept Air Supply All Out Of Love 11
27 Sept Coffee Casanova 13
27 Sept Gap Band Party Lights 30
27 Sept Matchbox When You Ask About Love 4
27 Sept Gilbert O'Sullivan What's In A Kiss 19
27 Sept Police Don't Stand So Close To Me 1
27 Sept Showaddywaddy Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Hearts 22
27 Sept Thin Lizzy Killer On The Loose 10
4 Oct George Benson Love X Love 10
4 Oct Kate Bush Army Dreamers 16
4 Oct Gillan Trouble 14
4 Oct Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark Enola Gay 8
4 Oct Rolling Stones She's So Cold 33
4 Oct Barbra Streisand Woman In Love 1
4 Oct Sweet People Et Les Oiseaux Chantaient (And The Birds Were Singing) 4
11 Oct Adam & The Ants Dog Eat Dog 4
11 Oct Earth Wind & Fire Let Me Talk 29
11 Oct Teena Marie I Need Your Lovin' 28
11 Oct Status Quo What You're Proposing 2
18 Oct Kelly Marie Loving Just For Fun 21
18 Oct Stephanie Mills Never Knew Love Like This Before 4
18 Oct Tourists Don't Say I Told You So 40
18 Oct XTC Towers Of London 31
25 Oct Sheena Easton One Man Woman 14
25 Oct Jacksons Lovely One 29
25 Oct Olivia Newton-John/Cliff Richard Suddenly 15
25 Oct UK Subs Party In Paris 37
25 Oct Dennis Waterman I Could Be So Good For You 3
1 Nov David Bowie Fashion 5
1 Nov Wilton Fender Inherit The Wind 39
1 Nov Kool & Gang Celebration 7
1 Nov Liquid Gold The Night The Wine & The Roses 32
1 Nov Motorhead Ace Of Spades 15
1 Nov Rah Band Falcon 35
1 Nov UB40 The Earth Dies Screaming / Dream A Lie 10
1 Nov Young & Company I Like (What You're Doing To Me) 20
8 Nov Blondie The Tide Is High 1
8 Nov Dr Hook Girls Can Get It 40
8 Nov Iron Maiden Women In Uniform 35
8 Nov Gladys Knight & Pips Bourgie Bourgie 32
8 Nov John Lennon (Just Like) Starting Over 1
8 Nov Barry Manilow Lonely Together 21
8 Nov Roxy Music The Same Old Scene 12
8 Nov Rod Stewart Passion 17
15 Nov Abba Super Trouper 1
15 Nov Mac Davis It's Hard To Be Humble 27
15 Nov Neil Diamond Love On The Rocks 17
15 Nov Eddy Grant Do You Feel My Love 8
15 Nov Daryl Hall & John Oates Kiss On My List 33
15 Nov Kenny Rogers Lady 12
15 Nov Diana Ross I'm Coming Out 13
15 Nov Spandau Ballet To Cut A Long Story Short 5
22 Nov Boomtown Rats Banana Republic 3
22 Nov Electric Light Orchestra Don't Walk Away 21
22 Nov Madness Embarrassment 4
22 Nov Robert Palmer Looking For Clues 33
22 Nov St Winifred's School Choir No One Quite Like Grandma 1
29 Nov AC/DC Rock 'N' Roll Ain't Noise Pollution 15
29 Nov Mike Berry If I Could Only Make You Care 37
29 Nov Chas & Dave Rabbit 8
29 Nov Jona Lewie Stop The Cavalry 3
29 Nov Matchbox Over The Rainbow - You Belong To Me 15
29 Nov Showaddywaddy Blue Moon 32
29 Nov Stray Cats Runaway Boys 9
6 Dec Adam & The Ants Antmusic 2
6 Dec Bad Manners Lorraine 21
6 Dec Barron Knights Never Mind The Presents 17
6 Dec Kate Bush December Will Be Magic Again 29
6 Dec Clash The Call Up 40
6 Dec Nolans Who's Gonna Rock You 12
6 Dec Queen Flash 10
6 Dec Status Quo Lies / Don't Drive My Car 11
6 Dec Barbra Streisand/Barry Gibb Guilty 34
13 Dec Beat Too Nice To Talk To 7
13 Dec Police De Do Do Do De Da Da Da 5
13 Dec Specials Do Nothing / Maggie's Farm 4
20 Dec John Lennon/Yoko Ono/Plastic Ono Band/Harlem Community Choir Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (Re-Entry) 2
20 Dec Look I Am The Beat 6
20 Dec Gary Numan This Wreckage 20
20 Dec Racey Runaround Sue 13
20 Dec Sad Cafe I'm In Love Again 40
20 Dec Rod Stewart My Girl 32
20 Dec Visage Fade To Grey 8
27 Dec Adam & The Ants Young Parisians 9
27 Dec Gap Band Burn Rubber On Me (Why You Wanna Hurt Me) 22
27 Dec John Lennon Imagine (Re-Entry) 1
27 Dec Stevie Wonder I Ain't Gonna Stand For It 10
27 Dec Yarbrough & Peoples Don't Stop The Music 7