US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 20, 1983

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 20th, 1983. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. For the US 1983 Top 40 Singles, you can also view it here. the-police-every-breath-you-take-am-4 the-police-every-breath-you-take-am-7 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE –•– The Police (A&M)-12 (7 weeks at #1) (1) 2 2 SWEET DREAMS (Are Made Of This) –•– The Eurythmics (RCA)-15 (2) 3 3 SHE WORKS HARD FOR THE MONEY –•– Donna Summer (Mercury)-13 (3) 4 4 MANIAC –•– Michael Sembello (Casablanca)-12 (4) 5 6 STAND BACK –•– Stevie Nicks (Modern)-12 (5) 6 8 IT’S A MISTAKE –•– Men At Work (Columbia)-8 (6) 7 5 IS THERE SOMETHING I SHOULD KNOW –•– Duran Duran (Capitol)-12 (4) 8 10 (Keep Feeling) FASCINATION –•– The Human League (A&M)-13 (8) 9 12 PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ –•– Taco (RCA)-9 (9) 10 15 I’LL TUMBLE 4 YA –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-8 (10) 11 13 HOT GIRLS IN LOVE –•– Loverboy (Columbia)-11 (11) 12 14 CHINA GIRL –•– David Bowie (EMI-America)-12 (12) 13 7 FLASHDANCE…WHAT A FEELING –•– Irene Cara (Casablanca)-21 (1) 14 19 TAKE ME TO HEART –•– Quarterflash (Geffen)-10 (14) 15 23 HUMAN NATURE –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-5 (15) 16 9 NEVER GONNA LET YOU GO –•– Sergio Mendes (with Joe Pizzulo & Leza Miller) (A&M)-19 (4) 17 25 LAWYERS IN LOVE –•– Jackson Browne (Asylum)-7 (17) 18 24 THE SAFETY DANCE –•– Men Without Hats (Backstreet)-9 (18) 19 21 ROCK ‘N’ ROLL IS KING –•– ELO (Jet)-9 (19) 20 11 ELECTRIC AVENUE –•– Eddy Grant (Portrait)-19 (2) 21 16 ROCK OF AGES –•– Def Leppard (Mercury)-11 (16) 22 27 TELL HER ABOUT IT –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-4 (22) 23 30 DON’T CRY –•– Asia (Geffen)-4 (23) 24 26 AFTER THE FALL –•– Journey (Columbia)-7 (24) 25 20 SAVED BY ZERO –•– The Fixx (MCA)-13 (20) 26 28 HUMAN TOUCH –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-7 (26) 27 18 **1999** –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-24 (12) 28 36 HOW AM I SUPPOSED TO LIVE WITHOUT YOU –•– Laura Branigan (Atlantic)-8 (28) 29 32 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Naked Eyes (EMI-America)-6 (29) 30 40 TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART –•– Bonnie Tyler (Columbia)-6 (30) 31 34 DEAD GIVEAWAY –•– Shalamar (Solar)-9 (31) 32 39 MAKING LOVE OUT OF NOTHING AT ALL –•– Air Supply (Arista)-4 (32) 33 33 THE BORDER –•– America (Capitol)-10 (33) 34 43 (She’s) SEXY + 17 –•– The Stray Cats (EMI-America)-3 (34) 35 35 FAKE FRIENDS –•– Joan Jett & The Blackhearts (Blackheart)-7 (35) 36 41 FAR FROM OVER –•– Frank Stallone (RSO)-4 (35) 37 37 ALL TIME HIGH –•– Rita Coolidge (A&M)-8 (37) 38 42 DON’T YOU GET SO MAD –•– Jeffrey Osborne (A&M)-6 (38) 39 22 OUR HOUSE –•– Madness (Geffen)-16 (7) 40 50 KISS THE BRIDE –•– Elton John (Geffen)-3 (50) OFF THE CHARTS 46 17 WANNA BE STARTIN’ SOMETHIN’ –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-13 (5) 47 31 COME DANCING –•– The Kinks (Arista)-16 (6) 53 38 IT’S INEVITABLE –•– Charlie (Mirage)-9 (38) POWER PLAYS 42 54 TRUE –•– Spandau Ballet (Chrysalis)-3 (42) 43 48 YOU’RE DRIVING ME OUT OF MY MIND –•– The Little River Band (Capitol)-5 (43) 44 49 LADY LOVE ME (One More Time) –•– George Benson (Warner Brothers)-5 (44) 45 47 TONIGHT, I CELEBRATE MY LOVE –•– Peabo Bryson / Roberta Flack (Capitol)-7 (45) 48 51 HOLD ME ‘TIL THE MORNIN’ COMES –•– Paul Anka (Columbia)-10 (48) 49 52 BLAME IT ON LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson & Barbara Mitchell / High Inergy (Tamla)-8 (49) 50 65 TELL HER NO –•– Juice Newton (Capitol)-2 (50) NEW THIS WEEK 67 — TELEFONE (Long Distance Love Affair) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-1 (67) 68 — SOMEONE BELONGING TO SOMEONE –•– The Bee Gees (RSO)-1 (68) 71 — DON’T FORGET TO DANCE –•– The Kinks (Arista)-1 (71) 80 — SHIP TO SHORE –•– Chris DeBurgh (A&M)-1 (80) 82 — EVERYDAY I WRITE THE BOOK –•– Elvis Costello & The Attractions (Columbia)-1 (82) 85 — IT MUST BE LOVE –•– Madness (Geffen)-1 (85) 88 — GARDEN PARTY –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (89) 89 — DO IT AGAIN / BILLIE JEAN (Medley) –•– Club House (Atlantic)-1 (89) 90 — BAD BOYS –•– Wham U.K. (Columbia)-1 (90) 93 — BAD, BAD BILLY –•– Snuff (Warner Brothers / Curb)-1 (93) 94 — SCARLET FEVER –•– Kenny Rogers (Liberty)-1 (94) 95 — FREAK-A-ZOID –•– Midnight Star (Solar)-1 (95)