Can You Name The Top Song For Each Year Of The 1980s?

Do you think you can name the top song from each year in the 1980s? It's time to put your knowledge of 80's hits to the ultimate test! Embark on this quiz and discover just how good you really are.
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What was the number one song of the year in 1981?
"Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes
"Call Me" by Blondie
"Endless Love" by Lionel Richie
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What was the number one song of the year in 1982?
"Rosanna" by Toto
"Jack and Diane" by John Mellencamp
"Physical" by Olivia Newton John
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What was the number one song of the year in 1983?
"China Girl" by David Bowie
"Every Breath You Take" by The Police
"Blue Monday" by New Order
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What was the number one song of the year in 1984?
"When Doves Cry" by Prince
"Dancing in the Dark" by Bruce Springsteen
"Like a Virgin" by Madonna
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What was the number one song of the year in 1985?
"Careless Whisper" by Wham feat. George Michael
"I Want To Know What Love Is" by Foreigner
"Out of Touch" by Hall and Oates
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What was the number one song of the year in 1986?
"On My Own" by Patti Labelle
"I Can't Wait" by Nu Shooz
"That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & Friends
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What was the number one song of the year in 1987?
"I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston
"Walk Like An Egyptian" by The Bangles
"With or Without You" by U2
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What was the number one song of the year in 1988?
"Faith" by George Michael
"The Flame" by Cheap Trick
"Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman
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What was the number one song of the year in 1989?
"Like a Prayer" by Madonna
"Love Shack" by The B-52s
"Look Away" by Chicago
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What was the number one song of the year in 1980?
"Call Me" by Blondie
"Another One Bites The Dust" by Queen
"All Out Of Love" by Air Supply
Result
Well, this quiz revealed that you're not overly keen on the top songs of the 1980s. While you may have known a few of these hits, many of them threw you for a bit of an 80's loop.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are 1980s song superior! It's clear that you know and love the music of the 1980s. Not only did you know the top songs for just about every year of this fun decade, but you demonstrated a true prowess for music history.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true 1980s song wizard! Not only do you know your 1980s songs well, you've demonstrated that you're a total expert. There's no fooling you when it comes to the music of this iconic decade in time.

A+, 1980s Song Wizard

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1
What was the number one song of the year in 1981?
"Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes
"Call Me" by Blondie
"Endless Love" by Lionel Richie
2
What was the number one song of the year in 1982?
"Rosanna" by Toto
"Jack and Diane" by John Mellencamp
"Physical" by Olivia Newton John
3
What was the number one song of the year in 1983?
"China Girl" by David Bowie
"Every Breath You Take" by The Police
"Blue Monday" by New Order
4
What was the number one song of the year in 1984?
"When Doves Cry" by Prince
"Dancing in the Dark" by Bruce Springsteen
"Like a Virgin" by Madonna
5
What was the number one song of the year in 1985?
"Careless Whisper" by Wham feat. George Michael
"I Want To Know What Love Is" by Foreigner
"Out of Touch" by Hall and Oates
6
What was the number one song of the year in 1986?
"On My Own" by Patti Labelle
"I Can't Wait" by Nu Shooz
"That's What Friends Are For" by Dionne & Friends
7
What was the number one song of the year in 1987?
"I Wanna Dance With Somebody" by Whitney Houston
"Walk Like An Egyptian" by The Bangles
"With or Without You" by U2
8
What was the number one song of the year in 1988?
"Faith" by George Michael
"The Flame" by Cheap Trick
"Fast Car" by Tracy Chapman
9
What was the number one song of the year in 1989?
"Like a Prayer" by Madonna
"Love Shack" by The B-52s
"Look Away" by Chicago
10
What was the number one song of the year in 1980?
"Call Me" by Blondie
"Another One Bites The Dust" by Queen
"All Out Of Love" by Air Supply