US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 17, 1985

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 17th, 1985.

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TW LW TITLE Artist – Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 SHOUT –•– Tears For Fears – 10 (1)
2 5 POWER OF LOVE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 8 (2)
3 4 NEVER SURRENDER –•– Corey Hart – 11 (3)
4 3 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE –•– Sting – 11 (3)
5 8 FREEWAY OF LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin – 9 (5)
6 2 EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY –•– Paul Young – 15 (1)
7 11 ST. ELMO’S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) –•– John Parr – 9 (7)
8 6 WHO’S HOLDING DONNA NOW –•– DeBarge – 12 (6)
9 12 SUMMER OF ’69 –•– Bryan Adams – 8 (9)
10 14 WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER HERO –•– Tina Turner – 7 (10)

11 16 YOU SPIN ME AROUND (LIKE A RECORD) –•– Dead Or Alive – 12 (11)
12 15 WHAT ABOUT LOVE? –•– Heart – 12 (12)
13 7 GLORY DAYS –•– Bruce Springsteen – 12 (5)
14 9 GET IT ON (BANG A GONG) –•– The Power Station – 11 (9)
15 22 CHERISH –•– Kool & The Gang – 7 (15)
16 13 PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE –•– Depeche Mode – 13 (13)
17 25 INVINCIBLE –•– Pat Benatar – 7 (17)
18 20 YOU’RE ONLY HUMAN (SECOND WIND) –•– Billy Joel – 6 (18)
19 24 DON’T LOSE MY NUMBER –•– Phil Collins – 5 (19)
20 10 YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE –•– Whitney Houston – 15 (3)

21 18 ROCK ME TONIGHT –•– Freddie Jackson – 13 (18)
22 23 STATE OF THE HEART –•– Rick Springfield – 11 (22)
23 28 MONEY FOR NOTHING –•– Dire Straits – 6 (23)
24 29 POP LIFE –•– Prince & The Revolution – 4 (24)
25 27 DARE ME –•– The Pointer Sisters – 6 (25)
26 33 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOYS ROOM –•– Motley Crue – 6 (26)
27 32 FREEDOM –•– Wham! – 4 (27)
28 30 MYSTERY LADY –•– Billy Ocean – 7 (28)
29 31 LIFE IN ONE DAY –•– Howard Jones – 7 (29)
30 17 SENTIMENTAL STREET –•– Night Ranger – 13 (8)

31 19 A VIEW TO A KILL –•– Duran Duran – 14 (1)
32 21 RASPBERRY BERET –•– Prince & The Revolution – 14 (2)
33 40 SHAME –•– The Motels – 5 (33)
34 38 I WONDER IF I TAKE YOU HOME –•– Lisa Lisa, Cult Jam & Full Force – 11 (34)
35 42 LIVE EVERY MOMENT –•– REO Speedwagon – 6 (35)
36 — DRESS YOU UP –•– Madonna – 1 (36)
37 46 WHEN YOUR HEART IS WEAK –•– Cock Robin – 10 (37)
38 48 THERE MUST BE AN ANGEL –•– Eurythmics – 3 (38)
39 52 CRY –•– Godley & Creme – 5 (39)
40 44 LAY IT DOWN –•– Ratt – 7 (40)

TOP 40 DROPS

41 26 19 –•– Paul Hardcastle – 12 (15)
47 35 VOICES CARRY –•– Til Tuesday – 19 (8)
57 36 SUSSUDIO –•– Phil Collins – 15 (1)
60 34 THE SEARCH IS OVER –•– Survivor – 18 (4)
63 37 JUST AS I AM –•– Air Supply – 13 (19)
64 39 FIND A WAY –•– Amy Grant – 14 (29)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 WILD AND CRAZY LOVE –•– Mary Jane Girls – 5 (42)
43 47 DO YOU WANT CRYING –•– Katrina & The Waves – 4 (43)
44 49 HANGIN’ ON A STRING –•– Loose Ends – 5 (44)
45 50 NO LOOKING BACK –•– Michael McDonald – 4 (45)
48 57 TAKE ON ME –•– A-Ha – 6 (48)
49 53 SPANISH EDDIE –•– Laura Branigan – 4 (49)
50 61 OH SHEILA –•– Ready For The World – 3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

36 — DRESS YOU UP –•– Madonna – 1 (36)
53 — SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Whitney Houston – 1 (53)
74 — DOWN ON LOVE –•– Foreigner – 1 (74)
76 — FIRST NIGHT –•– Survivor – 1 (76)
77 — DANCIN’ IN THE KEY OF LIFE –•– Steve Arrington – 1 (77)
79 — I’LL BE AROUND –•– What Is This – 1 (79)
86 — WISE UP –•– Amy Grant – 1 (86)
88 — REBELS –•– Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – 1 (88)