US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 31, 1985

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 31st, 1985. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. You can also check the complete 1985 Top Singles here. huey-lewis-and-the-news-power-of-love-1985 huey-lewis-and-the-news-power-of-love-chrysalis TW LW TITLE Artist – Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 1 POWER OF LOVE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 10 (1) 2 4 ST. ELMO’S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) –•– John Parr – 11 (2) 3 5 FREEWAY OF LOVE –•– Aretha Franklin – 11 (3) 4 6 WE DON’T NEED ANOTHER HERO –•– Tina Turner – 9 (4) 5 7 SUMMER OF ’69 –•– Bryan Adams – 10 (5) 6 2 SHOUT –•– Tears For Fears – 12 (1) 7 3 NEVER SURRENDER –•– Corey Hart – 13 (3) 8 12 CHERISH –•– Kool & The Gang – 9 (8) 9 14 YOU’RE ONLY HUMAN (SECOND WIND) –•– Billy Joel – 8 (9) 10 17 MONEY FOR NOTHING –•– Dire Straits – 8 (10) 11 13 DON’T LOSE MY NUMBER –•– Phil Collins – 7 (11) 12 15 INVINCIBLE –•– Pat Benatar – 9 (12) 13 18 POP LIFE –•– Prince & The Revolution – 6 (13) 14 19 FREEDOM –•– Wham! – 6 (14) 15 10 WHAT ABOUT LOVE? –•– Heart – 14 (10) 16 20 DARE ME –•– The Pointer Sisters – 8 (16) 17 21 SMOKIN’ IN THE BOYS ROOM –•– Motley Crue – 8 (17) 18 8 IF YOU LOVE SOMEBODY SET THEM FREE –•– Sting – 13 (3) 19 9 EVERYTIME YOU GO AWAY –•– Paul Young – 17 (1) 20 23 LIFE IN ONE DAY –•– Howard Jones – 9 (20) 21 11 WHO’S HOLDING DONNA NOW –•– DeBarge – 14 (6) 22 16 YOU SPIN ME AROUND (LIKE A RECORD) –•– Dead Or Alive – 14 (11) 23 31 DRESS YOU UP –•– Madonna – 3 (23) 24 25 MYSTERY LADY –•– Billy Ocean – 9 (24) 25 29 SHAME –•– The Motels – 7 (25) 26 33 OH SHEILA –•– Ready For The World – 5 (26) 27 32 THERE MUST BE AN ANGEL –•– Eurythmics – 5 (27) 28 38 TAKE ON ME –•– A-Ha – 8 (28) 29 35 CRY –•– Godley & Creme – 7 (29) 30 40 LONELY OL’ NIGHT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 2 (30) 31 39 SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Whitney Houston – 3 (31) 32 22 GLORY DAYS –•– Bruce Springsteen – 14 (5) 33 24 ROCK ME TONIGHT –•– Freddie Jackson – 15 (18) 34 26 STATE OF THE HEART –•– Rick Springfield – 13 (22) 35 36 WHEN YOUR HEART IS WEAK –•– Cock Robin – 12 (35) 36 34 LIVE EVERY MOMENT –•– REO Speedwagon – 8 (34) 37 44 EVERY STEP OF THE WAY –•– John Waite – 4 (37) 38 37 I WONDER IF I TAKE YOU HOME –•– Lisa Lisa, Cult Jam & Full Force – 13 (34) 39 46 C-I-T-Y –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band – 4 (39) 40 41 NO LOOKING BACK –•– Michael McDonald – 6 (40) TOP 40 DROPS 45 28 GET IT ON (BANG A GONG) –•– The Power Station – 13 (9) 46 27 PEOPLE ARE PEOPLE –•– Depeche Mode – 15 (13) 50 30 YOU GIVE GOOD LOVE –•– Whitney Houston – 17 (3) POWER PLAYS 41 42 DO YOU WANT CRYING –•– Katrina & The Waves – 6 (41) 42 51 FORTRESS AROUND YOUR HEART –•– Sting – 2 (42) 43 45 SPANISH EDDIE –•– Laura Branigan – 6 (43) 44 48 I GOT YOU BABE –•– UB40 & Chrissie Hynde – 6 (44) 47 — DANCING IN THE STREET –•– Mick Jagger & –•– David Bowie – 1 (47) 48 59 LOVIN’ EVERY MINUTE OF IT –•– Loverboy – 2 (48) NEW THIS WEEK 47 — DANCING IN THE STREET –•– Mick Jagger & David Bowie – 1 (47) 53 — THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO / MY GIRL –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 1 (53) 60 — SUNSET GRILL –•– Don Henley – 1 (60) 76 — YOU WEAR IT WELL –•– El DeBarge & DeBarge – 1 (76) 86 — SO IN LOVE –•– Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – 1 (86) 88 — STAND BY ME –•– Maurice White – 1 (88) 90 — TEST OF TIME –•– The Romantics – 1 (90) 93 — WEIRD SCIENCE –•– Oingo Boingo – 1 (93)