1987 - UK Top40
UK TOP 40 - Pop Music Charts - 1987

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Date Artist Title Chart
3 Jan Raze Jack The Groove (Re-Entry) 20
10 Jan Bangles Walking Down Your Street 16
10 Jan Sarah Brightman Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again 7
10 Jan Michael Crawford The Music Of The Night 7
10 Jan Dead Or Alive Something In My House 12
10 Jan Steve 'Silk' Hurley Jack Your Body 1
10 Jan Billy Ocean Love Is Forever 34
10 Jan Swing Out Sister Surrender 7
10 Jan Taffy I Love My Radio (My Dee Jay's Radio) 6
10 Jan Ward Brothers Cross That Bridge 32
17 Jan Berlin You Don't Know 39
17 Jan Eric Clapton Behind The Mask 15
17 Jan Julian Cope Trampolene 31
17 Jan Freeez I.O.U. (Re-Mix) 23
17 Jan Hot Chocolate You Sexy Thing (Re-Mix) 10
17 Jan Mission Wasteland 11
17 Jan Pepsi & Shirlie Heartache 2
17 Jan Sam Moore & Lou Reed Soul Man 30
17 Jan Siouxsie & Banshees This Wheel's On Fire 14
17 Jan Style Council It Didn't Matter 9
17 Jan UB40 Rat In Mi Kitchen 12
17 Jan Rosie Vela Magic Smile 27
24 Jan China Crisis Best Kept Secret 36
24 Jan Carly Simon Coming Around Again 10
31 Jan Blow Monkeys It Doesn't Have To Be This Way 5
31 Jan Christians Forgotten Town 22
31 Jan Europe Rock The Night 12
31 Jan Aretha Franklin/George Michael I Knew You Were Waiting For Me 1
31 Jan Jets Crush On You 5
31 Jan Timbuk 3 The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades 21
7 Feb Damned Gigolo 29
7 Feb Five Star Stay Out Of My Life 9
7 Feb Freddie Jackson Have You Ever Loved Somebody 33
7 Feb Man 2 Man Meet Man Parrish Male Stripper (Re-Entry) 4
7 Feb Mantronix Who Is It 40
7 Feb Mental As Anything Live It Up 3
7 Feb Smiths Shoplifters Of The World Unite 12
14 Feb Bananarama Trick Of The Night 32
14 Feb Gwen Guthrie Good To Go Lover / Outside In The Rain 37
14 Feb Ben E. King Stand By Me (Re-Issue) 1
14 Feb Level 42 Running In The Family 6
14 Feb Simply Red The Right Thing 11
14 Feb Percy Sledge When A Man Loves A Woman (Re-Issue) 2
14 Feb Spandau Ballet How Many Lies 34
20 Feb W.A.S.P. I Don't Need No Doctor (Live) 31
21 Feb Communards You Are My World ('87) (Re-Mix) 21
21 Feb Duran Duran Skin Trade 22
21 Feb Westworld Sonic Boom Boy 11
28 Feb A-Ha Manhattan Skyline 13
28 Feb Anthrax I Am The Law 32
28 Feb Beastie Boys (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) 11
28 Feb Cult Love Removal Machine 18
28 Feb Erasure It Doesn't Have To Be 12
28 Feb Eurythmics Missionary Man 31
28 Feb Nick Kamen Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever 16
28 Feb Gary Moore Wild Frontier 35
28 Feb Jackie Wilson I Get The Sweetest Feeling (Re-Issue) 3
7 Mar Boy George Everything I Own 1
7 Mar Frankie Goes To Hollywood Watching The Wildlife 28
7 Mar Billy Idol Don't Need A Gun 26
7 Mar Al Jarreau Moonlighting Theme 8
7 Mar Mel & Kim Respectable 1
7 Mar Freddie Mercury The Great Pretender 4
7 Mar Alison Moyet Weak In The Presence Of Beauty 6
7 Mar Rainmakers Let My People Go-Go 18
7 Mar Bruce Willis Respect Yourself 7
14 Mar Terence Trent D'Arby If You Let Me Stay 7
14 Mar Genesis Tonight Tonight Tonight 18
14 Mar Mission Severina 25
14 Mar Prince Sign O' The Times 10
14 Mar Ruby Turner I'd Rather Go Blind 24
14 Mar Tina Turner What You Get Is What You See 30
21 Mar Herb Alpert Keep Your Eye On Me 19
21 Mar Club Nouveau Lean On Me 3
21 Mar Fine Young Cannibals Ever Fallen In Love 9
21 Mar Janet Jackson Let's Wait Awhile 3
21 Mar Lillo Thomas Sexy Girl 23
28 Mar Blow Monkeys Out With Her 30
28 Mar Peter Gabriel Big Time 13
28 Mar Radio Heart feat. Gary Numan Radio Heart 35
28 Mar Pogues/Dubliners The Irish Rover 8
28 Mar U2 With Or Without You 4
28 Mar Whitesnake Still Of The Night 16
4 Apr Judy Boucher Can't Be With You Tonight 2
4 Apr David Bowie Day-In Day-Out 17
4 Apr Curiosity Killed The Cat Ordinary Day 11
4 Apr Ferry Aid Let It Be 1
4 Apr Fleetwood Mac Big Love 9
4 Apr Living In A Box Living In A Box 5
4 Apr Madonna La Isla Bonita 1
4 Apr Labi Siffre (Something Inside) So Strong 4
4 Apr Sly & Robbie Boops (Here To Go) 12
4 Apr Spear Of Destiny Never Take Me Alive 14
4 Apr Kim Wilde/Junior Another Step (Closer To You) 6
11 Apr Bon Jovi Wanted Dead Or Alive 13
11 Apr Johnny Hates Jazz Shattered Dreams 5
11 Apr Starship Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now 1
11 Apr Wet Wet Wet Wishing I Was Lucky 6
18 Apr Donna Allen Serious 8
18 Apr Cure Why Can't I Be You 21
18 Apr Europe Carrie 22
18 Apr Five Star The Slightest Touch 4
18 Apr Glenn & Chris Diamond Lights 12
18 Apr Tom Jones A Boy From Nowhere 2
18 Apr Swing Out Sister Twilight World 32
25 Apr Cameo Back & Forth 11
25 Apr Damned Alone Again Or 27
25 Apr Duran Duran Meet El Presidente 24
25 Apr John Farnham You're The Voice 6
25 Apr Carey Johnson Real Fashion Reggae Style 19
25 Apr Level 42 To Be With You Again 10
25 Apr Smiths Sheila Take A Bow 10
25 Apr Sybil Let Yourself Go 32
2 May Cult Lil' Devil 11
2 May Jesus & Mary Chain April Skies 8
2 May Westworld Ba-Na-Na-Bam-Boo 37
9 May Depeche Mode Strangelove 16
9 May Fall There's A Ghost In My House 30
9 May Zodiac Mindwarp & Love Reaction Prime Mover 18
9 May Gary Moore Friday On My Mind 26
9 May Tottenham Hotspur FA Cup Final Squad Hot Shot Tottenham! 18
9 May UB40 Watchdogs 39
9 May Jody Watley Looking For A New Love 13
23 May Housemartins Five Get Over Excited 11
23 May Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) 1
23 May Johnny Logan Hold Me Now 2
23 May Marillion Incommunicado 6
23 May Simply Red Infidelity 31
23 May Bruce Springsteen Born To Run 16
23 May Suzanne Vega Luka 23
23 May Whispers Rock Steady 38
30 May Beastie Boys No Sleep Till Brooklyn 14
30 May Beastie Boys She's On It 10
30 May Broken English Comin' On Strong 18
30 May Erasure Victim Of Love 7
30 May Samantha Fox Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now 8
30 May Tom Jones It's Not Unusual (Re-Issue) 17
30 May Pepsi & Shirlie Goodbye Stranger 9
30 May Run DMC It's Tricky 16
30 May Bruce Williams Under The Boardwalk 2
6 June ABC When Smokey Sings 11
6 June Herb Alpert Diamonds 27
6 June Boy George Keep Me In Mind 29
6 June Crowded House Don't Dream It's Over 27
6 June Firm Star Trekkin' 1
6 June Alexander O'Neal Fake 33
6 June Chris Rea Let's Dance 12
6 June U2 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 6
6 June Whitesnake Is This Love 9
13 June Atlantic Starr Always 3
13 June Christians Hooverville (They Promised Us The World) 21
13 June Echo & Bunnymen The Game 28
13 June Heart Alone 3
13 June Hue & Cry Labour Of Love 6
13 June Billy Idol Sweet Sixteen 17
13 June Janet Jackson Pleasure Principal 24
13 June Living In A Box Scales Of Justice 30
13 June George Michael I Want Your Sex 3
13 June Joyce Sims Lifetime Love 34
20 June Curiosity Killed The Cat Misfit 7
20 June Terence Trent D'Arby Wishing Well 4
20 June Genesis Throwing It All Away 22
20 June Prince If I Was Your Girlfriend 20
20 June Cliff Richard My Pretty One 6
20 June Simple Minds Promised You A Miracle 19
27 June Black Sweetest Smile 8
27 June David Bowie Time Will Crawl 33
27 June Freddie McGregor Just Don't Want To Be Lonely 9
27 June Pet Shop Boys It's A Sin 1
27 June Shakin' Stevens A Little Boogie Woogie (In The Back Of My Mind) 12
4 July A-Ha The Living Daylights 5
4 July Boogie Box High Jive Talkin' 7
4 July Judy Boucher You Caught My Eye 18
4 July Errol Brown Personal Touch 25
4 July Cure Catch 27
4 July Kenny G Songbird 22
4 July Jackie Wilson (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher & Higher (Re-Issue) 15
11 July Bananarama I Heard A Rumour 14
11 July Gap Band Oops Up Side Your Head (Re-Mix) 20
11 July Mel & Kim F.L.M. 7
11 July Linda Ronstadt & James Ingram Somewhere Out There 8
11 July Luther Vandross I Really Didn't Mean It 16
18 July Boy George Sold 24
18 July Los Lobos La Bamba 1
18 July Madonna Who's That Girl 1
18 July Psuedo Echo Funky Town 8
25 July Samantha Fox I Surrender (To The Spirit Of The Night) 25
25 July Marillion Sugar Mice 22
25 July Sinitta Toy Boy 4
25 July Spagna Call Me 2
25 July Stock Aitken Waterman Roadblock 13
25 July Then Jerico The Motive (Living Without You) 18
25 July Wet Wet Wet Sweet Little Mystery 5
1 Aug Def Leppard Animal 6
1 Aug Echo & Bunnymen Lips Like Sugar 36
1 Aug Motley Crue Girls Girls Girls 26
1 Aug New Order True Faith 4
1 Aug Sherrick Just Call 23
1 Aug Wax Bridge To Your Heart 12
8 Aug Rick Astley Never Gonna Give You Up 1
8 Aug Jonathan Butler Lies 18
8 Aug Michael Jackson I Just Can't Stop Loving You 1
8 Aug Squeeze Hourglass 16
8 Aug T'Pau Heart & Soul 4
8 Aug Kim Wilde Say You Really Want Me 29
15 Aug Bon Jovi Never Say Goodbye 21
15 Aug Jesus & Mary Chain Happy When It Rains 25
15 Aug Prince U Got The Look 11
15 Aug Temptations Papa Was A Rollin' Stone (Re-Mix) 31
22 Aug Black Wonderful Life 8
22 Aug Cult Wild Flower (Double Single) 24
22 Aug Fat Boys/Beach Boys Wipeout 2
22 Aug Five Star Whenever You're Ready 11
22 Aug Whitney Houston Didn't We Almost Have It All 14
22 Aug Levert Casanova 9
22 Aug Metallica The $5.98 EP - Garage Days Revisited 27
22 Aug Pet Shop Boys/Dusty Springfield What Have I Done To Deserve This 2
22 Aug Smiths Girlfriend In A Coma 13
29 Aug David Bowie Never Let Me Down 34
29 Aug Cult Wild Flower 30
29 Aug Johnny Hates Jazz I Don't Want To Be A Hero 11
29 Aug Cliff Richard Some People 3
29 Aug Steve Walsh I Found Lovin' (Re-Entry) 9
29 Aug W.A.S.P. Scream Until You Like It 32
5 Sept ABC The Night You Murdered Love 31
5 Sept Depeche Mode Never Let Me Down Again 22
5 Sept Fatback Band I Found Lovin' (Re-Entry) 7
5 Sept Karel Fialka Hey Matthew 9
5 Sept Housemartins Me & The Farmer 15
5 Sept MARRS Pump Up The Volume /Anitina (The First Time) 1
5 Sept Luther Vandross Stop To Love 24
12 Sept Communards Tomorrow 23
12 Sept Housemaster Boyz & Rude Boy Of The House House Nation (Re-Entry) 8
12 Sept Mick Jagger Let's Work 31
12 Sept Level 42 It's Over 10
12 Sept LL Cool J I Need Love 8
12 Sept U2 Where The Streets Have No Name 4
13 Sept Heart Who Will You Run To 30
19 Sept Chic Jack Le Freak 19
19 Sept Def Leppard Pour Some Sugar On Me 18
19 Sept Jan Hammer Crockett's Theme 2
19 Sept Madonna Causing A Commotion 4
19 Sept Gary Numan Cars (E Reg Model) / Are Friends Electric (Re-Mix) 16
19 Sept Shakin' Stevens Come See About Me 24
19 Sept Steve Winwood Valerie (Re-Issue) 19
26 Sept Bee Gees You Win Again 1
26 Sept Christians When The Finger Points 34
26 Sept Jellybean/Steven Dante The Real Thing 13
26 Sept Fleetwood Mac Little Lies 5
26 Sept Michael Jackson Bad 3
26 Sept Jellybean/Steve Dante The Real Thing 13
26 Sept Living In A Box/Bobby Womack So The Story Goes 34
26 Sept Los Lobos Come On Let's Go 18
26 Sept Abigail Mead & Nigel Goulding Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor) 2
3 Oct Beastie Boys Girls/She's Crafty 34
3 Oct Erasure The Circus 6
3 Oct Billy Idol Mony Mony 7
3 Oct Kiss Crazy Crazy Nights 4
3 Oct Ray Parker Jr I Don't Think That Man Should Sleep Alone 13
3 Oct Scarlet Fantastic No Memory 24
3 Oct Sisters Of Mercy This Corrosion 7
3 Oct Bruce Springsteen Brilliant Disguise 20
3 Oct Was (Not Was) Walk The Dinosaur 10
10 Oct Amazulu Mony Mony 38
10 Oct Bananarama Love In The First Degree 3
10 Oct Blue Mercedes I Want To Be Your Property 23
10 Oct Terence Trent D'Arby Dance Little Sister 20
10 Oct Bryan Ferry The Right Stuff 37
10 Oct Five Star Strong As Steel 16
10 Oct UB40 Maybe Tomorrow 14
17 Oct Alarm Rain In The Summertime 18
17 Oct Cameo She's Mine 35
17 Oct Cure Just Like Heaven 29
24 Oct Eurythmics Beethoven (I Love To Listen) 25
24 Oct George Harrison Got My Mind Set On You 2
24 Oct Heartbeat Tears From Heaven 32
24 Oct George Michael Faith 2
24 Oct Pet Shop Boys Rent 8
24 Oct Maxi Priest Some Guys Have All The Luck 12
24 Oct Stock Aitken Waterman Mr Sleaze 3
24 Oct Donna Summer Dinner With Gershwin 13
24 Oct Then Jerico Muscle Deep 13
24 Oct T'Pau China In Your Hand 1
31 Oct Rick Astley Whenever You Need Somebody 3
31 Oct Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes (I've Had) The Time Of My Life 6
31 Oct Alexander O'Neal Criticize 4
31 Oct Cliff Richard Remember Me 35
31 Oct Nina Simone My Baby Just Cares For Me 5
31 Oct Style Council Wanted 20
31 Oct Whitesnake Here I Go Again (Re-Mix) 9
7 Nov Erik B & Rakim Paid In Full 15
7 Nov Communards Never Can Say Goodbye 4
7 Nov Glen Goldsmith I Won't Cry 34
7 Nov Jesus & Mary Chain Darklands 33
7 Nov Marillion Warm Wet Circles 22
7 Nov Freddy Mercury & Montserrat Caballe Barcelona 2
7 Nov Mirage Jack Mix IV 8
7 Nov Luther Vandross So Amazing 33
7 Nov Barry White Sho' You Right 14
14 Nov Whitney Houston So Emotional 5
14 Nov Proclaimers Letter From America 3
14 Nov Smiths I Started Something I Couldn't Finish 23
21 Nov Boy George To Be Reborn 13
21 Nov Cutting Crew I've Been In Love Before (Re-Mix) 24
21 Nov Hooters Satellite 22
21 Nov Housemartins Build 15
21 Nov Johnny Hates Jazz Turn Back The Clock 12
21 Nov Public Enemy Rebel Without A Pause 37
21 Nov Tams There Ain't Nothing Like Shaggin' 21
28 Nov Def Leppard Hysteria 26
28 Nov G.O.S.H. The Wishing Well 22
28 Nov Jellybean/Elisa Fiorillo Who Found Who 10
28 Nov Paul McCartney Once Upon A Long Ago 10
28 Nov Alison Moyet Love Letters 4
28 Nov Prince I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man 29
28 Nov Simply Red Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye 11
28 Nov Shakin' Stevens What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For 5
5 Dec Anthrax I'm The Man 20
5 Dec Christians Ideal World 14
5 Dec Five Star Somewhere Somebody 23
5 Dec Michael Jackson The Way You Make Me Feel 3
5 Dec Kiss Reason To Live 33
5 Dec Krush House Arrest 3
5 Dec Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl Fairytale Of New York 2
5 Dec Mel & Kim Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree 3
5 Dec Wet Wet Wet Angel Eyes (Home & Away) 5
12 Dec Rick Astley When I Fall In Love/My Arms Keep Missing You 2
12 Dec Belinda Carlisle Heaven Is A Place On Earth 1
12 Dec Climie Fisher Rise To The Occasion 10
12 Dec Nat 'King' Cole When I Fall In Love (Re-Issue) 4
12 Dec Heart There's The Girl 34
12 Dec Jellybean Jingo 12
12 Dec Wally Jump Jr & Criminal Element Tighten Up - I Just Can't Stop Dancing 24
12 Dec Level 42 Children Say 22
12 Dec Madonna The Look Of Love 9
12 Dec Pet Shop Boys Always On My Mind 1
12 Dec Sinitta G.T.O. 15
19 Dec Peter Auty & Sinfonia Of London Walking In The Air (Re-Issue) 37
19 Dec Cher I Found Someone 5
19 Dec Morris Minor & Majors Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime) 4
19 Dec New Order Touched By The Hand Of God 20
19 Dec Smiths Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me 30
26 Dec Dollar O L'Amour 7
26 Dec Mini Pops Songs For Christmas 87 EP 39