US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 24, 1985

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 24th, 1985.

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

1 2 POWER OF LOVE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 9 (1)
2 1 SHOUT –•– Tears For Fears – 11 (1)
3 3 NEVER SURRENDER –•– Corey Hart – 12 (3)
4 7 ST. ELMO’S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) –•– John Parr – 10 (4)
5 5 FREEWAY OF LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin – 10 (5)
6 10 WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER HERO –•– Tina Turner – 8 (6)
7 9 SUMMER OF ’69 –•– Bryan Adams – 9 (7)
8 4 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE –•– Sting – 12 (3)
9 6 EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY –•– Paul Young – 16 (1)
10 12 WHAT ABOUT LOVE? –•– Heart – 13 (10)

11 8 WHO’S HOLDING DONNA NOW –•– DeBarge – 13 (6)
12 15 CHERISH –•– Kool & The Gang – 8 (12)
13 19 DON’T LOSE MY NUMBER –•– Phil Collins – 6 (13)
14 18 YOU’RE ONLY HUMAN (SECOND WIND) –•– Billy Joel – 7 (14)
15 17 INVINCIBLE –•– Pat Benatar – 8 (15)
16 11 YOU SPIN ME AROUND (LIKE A RECORD) –•– Dead Or Alive – 13 (11)
17 23 MONEY FOR NOTHING –•– Dire Straits – 7 (17)
18 24 POP LIFE –•– Prince & The Revolution – 5 (18)
19 27 FREEDOM –•– Wham! – 5 (19)
20 25 DARE ME –•– The Pointer Sisters – 7 (20)

21 26 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOYS ROOM –•– Motley Crue – 7 (21)
22 13 GLORY DAYS –•– Bruce Springsteen – 13 (5)
23 29 LIFE IN ONE DAY –•– Howard Jones – 8 (23)
24 21 ROCK ME TONIGHT –•– Freddie Jackson – 14 (18)
25 28 MYSTERY LADY –•– Billy Ocean – 8 (25)
26 22 STATE OF THE HEART –•– Rick Springfield – 12 (22)
27 16 PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE –•– Depeche Mode – 14 (13)
28 14 GET IT ON (BANG A GONG) –•– The Power Station – 12 (9)
29 33 SHAME –•– The Motels – 6 (29)
30 20 YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE –•– Whitney Houston – 16 (3)

31 36 DRESS YOU UP –•– Madonna – 2 (31)
32 38 THERE MUST BE AN ANGEL –•– Eurythmics – 4 (32)
33 50 OH SHEILA –•– Ready For The World – 4 (33)
34 35 LIVE EVERY MOMENT –•– REO Speedwagon – 7 (34)
35 39 CRY –•– Godley & Creme – 6 (35)
36 37 WHEN YOUR HEART IS WEAK –•– Cock Robin – 11 (36)
37 34 I WONDER IF I TAKE YOU HOME –•– Lisa Lisa, Cult Jam & Full Force – 12 (34)
38 48 TAKE ON ME –•– A-Ha – 7 (38)
39 53 SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Whitney Houston – 2 (39)
40 — LONELY OL’ NIGHT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 1 (40)

TOP 40 DROPS

47 30 SENTIMENTAL STREET –•– Night Ranger – 14 (8)
50 40 LAY IT DOWN –•– Ratt – 8 (40)
52 32 RASPBERRY BERET –•– Prince & The Revolution – 15 (2)
53 31 A VIEW TO A KILL –•– Duran Duran – 15 (1)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 NO LOOKING BACK –•– Michael McDonald – 5 (41)
42 43 DO YOU WANT CRYING –•– Katrina & The Waves – 5 (42)
43 44 HANGIN’ ON A STRING –•– Loose Ends – 6 (43)
44 52 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– John Waite – 3 (44)
45 49 SPANISH EDDIE –•– Laura Branigan – 5 (45)
46 55 C-I-T-Y –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band – 3 (46)
48 54 I GOT YOU BABE –•– UB40 & Chrissie Hynde – 5 (48)
49 42 WILD AND CRAZY LOVE –•– Mary Jane Girls – 6 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

40 — LONELY OL’ NIGHT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 1 (40)
51 — FORTRESS AROUND YOUR HEART –•– Sting – 1 (51)
59 — LOVIN’ EVERY MINUTE OF IT –•– Loverboy – 1 (59)
66 — FOUR IN THE MORNING (I CAN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE) –•– Night Ranger – 1 (66)
76 — BE NEAR ME –•– ABC – 1 (76)
78 — LOOKING OVER MY SHOULDER –•– Til Tuesday – 1 (78)
85 — ALL OF ME FOR ALL OF YOU –•– 9.9 – 1 (85)
90 — INFORMATION –•– Eric Martin – 1 (90)
92 — LOVE THEME FROM ST. ELMO’S FIRE –•– David Foster – 1 (92)