Billboard’s 1985 Number One Songs in 27 Classic Music Videos

How many of Billboard’s 1985 number one songs can you name?

A hint … there were 27 of them!

The good news is, you’ll get all of them after watching these videos

The bad news? At least one of them will be stuck in your head all day!

1985 Number One Songs

With that bit of caution on the table, let’s roll the footage on the music videos that captured Billboard’s 1985 number one songs …

“Like a Virgin” – Madonna

Weeks at #1:

January 5, 12, 19, 26

“I Want to Know What Love Is” – Foreigner

Weeks at #1:

February 2, 9

“Careless Whisper” – Wham! featuring George Michael

Weeks at #1:

February 16, 23

March 2

“Can’t Fight This Feeling” – REO Speedwagon

Weeks at #1:

March 9, 16, 23

“One More Night” – Phil Collins

Weeks at #1:

March 30

April 6

“We Are the World” – USA for Africa

Weeks at #1:

April 13, 20, 27

May 4

“Crazy for You” – Madonna

Weeks at #1:

May 11

“Don’t You (Forget About Me)” – Simple Minds

Weeks at #1:

May 18

“Everything She Wants” – Wham!

Weeks at #1:

May 25

June 1

“Everybody Wants to Rule the World” – Tears for Fears

Weeks at #1:

June 8, 15

“Heaven” – Bryan Adams

Weeks at #1:

June 22, 29

“Sussudio” – Phil Collins

Weeks at #1:

July 6

“A View to a Kill” – Duran Duran

Weeks at #1:

July 13, 20

“Everytime You Go Away” – Paul Young

Weeks at #1:

July 27

“Shout” – Tears for Fears

Weeks at #1:

August 3, 10, 17

“The Power of Love” – Huey Lewis and the News

Weeks at #1:

August 24, 31

“St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)” – John Parr

Weeks at #1:

September 7, 14

“Money for Nothing” – Dire Straits

Weeks at #1:

September 21, 28

October 5

“Oh Sheila” – Ready for the World

Weeks at #1:

October 12

“Take On Me” – A-ha

Weeks at #1:

October 19

“Saving All My Love for You” – Whitney Houston

Weeks at #1:

October 26

“Part-Time Lover” – Stevie Wonder

Weeks at #1:

November 2

“Miami Vice Theme” – Jan Hammer

Weeks at #1:

November 9

“We Built This City” – Starship

Weeks at #1:

November 16, 23

“Separate Lives” – Phil Collins and Marilyn Martin

Weeks at #1:

November 30

“Broken Wings” – Mr. Mister

Weeks at #1:

December 7, 14

“Say You, Say Me” – Lionel Richie

Weeks at #1:

December 21, 28

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