US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 17, 1983

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending December 17th, 1983. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. Make sure to also check the 1983’s Top 40 Singles here. paul-mccartney-and-michael-jackson-say-say-say-columbia paul-mccartney-and-michael-jackson-say-say-say-1983-3 paul-mccartney-and-michael-jackson-ode-to-a-koala-bear-columbia paul-mccartney-and-michael-jackson-say-say-say-1983-4 TW LW TITLE Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 SAY SAY SAY –•– Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson (Columbia)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1) 2 4 SAY IT ISN’T SO –•– Daryl Hall John Oates (RCA)-8 (2) 3 2 ALL NIGHT LONG (All Night) –•– Lionel Richie (Motown)-14 (1) 4 3 UPTOWN GIRL –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-13 (3) 5 7 UNION OF THE SNAKE –•– Duran Duran (Capitol)-7 (5) 6 5 LOVE IS A BATTLEFIELD –•– Pat Benatar (Chrysalis)-13 (5) 7 11 OWNER OF A LONELY HEART –•– Yes (Atlantic)-7 (7) 8 6 ISLANDS IN THE STREAM –•– Kenny Rogers with Dolly Parton (RCA)-17 (1) 9 12 TWIST OF FATE –•– Olivia Newton-John (MCA)-7 (9) 10 10 CHURCH OF THE POISON MIND –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-9 (10) 11 14 UNDERCOVER OF THE NIGHT –•– The Rolling Stones (Rolling Stones)-6 (11) 12 8 CUM ON FEEL THE NOIZE –•– Quiet Riot (Pasha)-14 (5) 13 13 WHY ME –•– Irene Cara (Geffen)-9 (13) 14 9 CRUMBLIN’ DOWN –•– John Cougar Mellencamp (Riva)-10 (9) 15 18 MAJOR TOM (Coming Home) –•– Peter Schilling (Elektra)-13 (15) 16 16 SYNCHRONICITY II –•– The Police (A&M)-7 (16) 17 17 IN A BIG COUNTRY –•– Big Country (Mercury)-9 (17) 18 19 BREAK MY STRIDE –•– Matthew Wilder (Private I)-14 (18) 19 21 I GUESS THAT’S WHY THEY CALL IT THE BLUES –•– Elton John (Geffen)-8 (19) 20 24 TALKING IN YOUR SLEEP –•– The Romantics (Nemperor)-11 (20) 21 15 HEART AND SOUL –•– Huey Lewis & The News (Chrysalis)-15 (8) 22 22 AIN’T NOBODY –•– Rufus & Chaka Khan (Warner Brothers)-12 (22) 23 23 SOULS –•– Rick Springfield (RCA)-10 (23) 24 27 READ ‘EM AND WEEP –•– Barry Manilow (Arista)-5 (24) 25 30 RUNNING WITH THE NIGHT –•– Lionel Richie (Motown)-4 (25) 26 26 TIME WILL REVEAL –•– DeBarge (Gordy)-10 (26) 27 35 KARMA CHAMELEON –•– Culture Club (Virgin)-3 (27) 28 29 IF I’D BEEN THE ONE –•– 38 Special (A&M)-6 (28) 29 31 JOANNA –•– Kool & The Gang (De-Lite)-7 (29) 30 34 THAT’S ALL –•– Genesis (Atlantic)-4 (30) 31 32 I STILL CAN’T GET OVER LOVING YOU –•– Ray Parker Jr. (Arista)-6 (31) 32 45 PINK HOUSES –•– John Cougar Mellencamp (Riva)-2 (32) 33 39 HOLIDAY –•– Madonna (Sire)-8 (33) 34 43 STAY WITH ME TONIGHT –•– Jeffrey Osborne (A&M)-10 (34) 35 36 I WON’T STAND IN YOUR WAY –•– The Stray Cats (EMI-America)-8 (35) 36 20 P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing) –•– Michael Jackson (Epic)-11 (10) 37 44 GOLD –•– Spandau Ballet (Chrysalis)-5 (37) 38 46 THE SIGN OF FIRE –•– The Fixx (MCA)-4 (38) 39 41 WHEN THE LIGHTS GO OUT –•– Naked Eyes (EMI-America)-9 (39) 40 40 THE WAY HE MAKES ME FEEL –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-9 (40) OFF THE CHARTS 42 25 TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE HEART –•– Bonnie Tyler (Columbia)-23 (1) 46 33 TONIGHT, I CELEBRATE MY LOVE –•– Peabo Bryson / Roberta Flack (Capitol)-24 (16) 52 28 SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER –•– The Motels (Capitol)-16 (9) 55 38 TELEFONE (Long Distance Love Affair) –•– Sheena Easton (EMI-America)-18 (9) 58 37 THE SMILE HAS LEFT YOUR EYES –•– Asia (Geffen)-10 (34) POWER PLAYS 41 47 BABY I LIED –•– Deborah Allen (RCA)-10 (41) 43 48 IN THE MOOD –•– Robert Plant (Es Paranza)-5 (43) 44 63 THE CURLY SHUFFLE –•– Jump ‘N the Saddle (Atlantic)-3 (44) 45 52 LET THE MUSIC PLAY –•– Shannon (Mirage)-6 (45) 47 67 THINK OF LAURA –•– Christopher Cross (Warner Brothers)-2 (47) 48 55 REMEMBER THE NIGHTS –•– The Motels (Capitol)-3 (48) 49 54 SEND ME AN ANGEL –•– Real Life (MCA / Curb)-6 (49) 50 — MIDDLE OF THE ROAD –•– The Pretenders (Sire)-1 (50) NEW THIS WEEK 50 — MIDDLE OF THE ROAD –•– The Pretenders (Sire)-1 (50) 51 — AN INNOCENT MAN –•– Billy Joel (Columbia)-1 (51) 63 — NIGHTBIRD –•– Stevie Nicks (with Sandy Stewart) (Modern)-1 (63) 80 — GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN –•– Cyndi Lauper (Portrait)-1 (80) 85 — LET’S GO UP –•– Diana Ross (RCA)-1 (85) 90 — SWEETHEART LIKE YOU –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (90) 91 — LET’S PRETEND WE’RE MARRIED –•– Prince (Warner Brothers)-1 (91) 95 — ELECTRIC KINGDOM –•– Twilight 22 (Vanguard)-1 (95)