US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 19, 1985

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending October 19th, 1985. Check out the top 100 artists of 80s here. Curious to see the entire chart for this year? View the 1985 US Top Singles here. aha-take-on-me-warner-bros-7 aha-take-on-me-1985-14 TW LW TITLE Artist – Weeks on Chart (Peak Position) 1 3 TAKE ON ME –•– A-Ha – 15 (1) 2 4 SAVING ALL MY LOVE FOR YOU –•– Whitney Houston – 10 (2) 3 5 PART TIME LOVER –•– Stevie Wonder – 7 (3) 4 1 OH SHEILA –•– Ready For The World – 12 (1) 5 9 MIAMI VICE THEME –•– Jan Hammer – 7 (5) 6 6 LONELY OL’ NIGHT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 9 (6) 7 2 MONEY FOR NOTHING –•– Dire Straits – 15 (1) 8 7 DANCING IN THE STREET –•– Mick Jagger & David Bowie – 8 (7) 9 11 FORTRESS AROUND YOUR HEART –•– Sting – 9 (9) 10 13 HEAD OVER HEELS –•– Tears For Fears – 6 (10) 11 12 I’M GOIN’ DOWN –•– Bruce Springsteen – 7 (11) 12 15 LOVIN’ EVERY MINUTE OF IT –•– Loverboy – 9 (12) 13 8 CHERISH –•– Kool & The Gang – 16 (2) 14 10 DRESS YOU UP –•– Madonna – 10 (5) 15 24 YOU BELONG TO THE CITY –•– Glenn Frey – 6 (15) 16 18 I’M GONNA TEAR YOUR PLAYHOUSE DOWN –•– Paul Young – 7 (16) 17 25 WE BUILT THIS CITY –•– Starship – 7 (17) 18 23 BE NEAR ME –•– ABC – 9 (18) 19 21 ONE NIGHT LOVE AFFAIR –•– Bryan Adams – 6 (19) 20 19 FOUR IN THE MORNING (I CAN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE) –•– Night Ranger – 9 (19) 21 29 YOU ARE MY LADY –•– Freddie Jackson – 7 (21) 22 26 SUNSET GRILL –•– Don Henley – 8 (22) 23 28 AND WE DANCED –•– The Hooters – 11 (23) 24 30 LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME –•– Thompson Twins – 5 (24) 25 14 FREEDOM –•– Wham! – 13 (3) 26 32 LOVE THEME FROM ST. ELMO’S FIRE –•– David Foster – 9 (26) 27 33 NEVER –•– Heart – 6 (27) 28 35 WHO’S ZOOMIN’ WHO –•– Aretha Franklin – 4 (28) 29 37 SEPARATE LIVES –•– Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin – 3 (29) 30 17 CRY –•– Godley & Creme – 14 (16) 31 20 THE WAY YOU DO THE THINGS YOU DO / MY GIRL –•– Daryl Hall & John Oates – 8 (20) 32 16 DON’T LOSE MY NUMBER –•– Phil Collins – 14 (4) 33 36 BOY IN THE BOX –•– Corey Hart – 6 (33) 34 34 COMMUNICATION –•– The Power Station – 7 (34) 35 41 BROKEN WINGS –•– Mr. Mister – 5 (35) 36 39 SO IN LOVE –•– Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – 8 (36) 37 40 ONE OF THE LIVING –•– Tina Turner – 3 (37) 38 22 C-I-T-Y –•– John Cafferty & The Beaver Brown Band – 11 (18) 39 27 ST. ELMO’S FIRE (MAN IN MOTION) –•– John Parr – 18 (1) 40 31 DARE ME –•– The Pointer Sisters – 15 (11) TOP 40 DROPS 50 38 POWER OF LOVE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 17 (1) POWER PLAYS 41 50 PERFECT WAY –•– Scritti Politti – 7 (41) 42 52 GIRLS ARE MORE FUN –•– Ray Parker Jr. – 3 (42) 43 53 THE NIGHT IS STILL YOUNG –•– Billy Joel – 3 (43) 44 54 SOUL KISS –•– Olivia Newton-John – 3 (44) 45 45 WEIRD SCIENCE –•– Oingo Boingo – 8 (45) 46 49 I MISS YOU –•– Klymaxx – 6 (46) 47 44 TONIGHT IT’S YOU –•– Cheap Trick – 13 (44) 48 48 BORN IN EAST L.A. –•– Cheech & Chong – 5 (48) 49 — SLEEPING BAG ZZ Top – 1 (49) NEW THIS WEEK 49 — SLEEPING BAG –•– ZZ Top – 1 (49) 52 — ALIVE AND KICKING –•– Simple Minds – 1 (52) 62 — SISTERS ARE DOING IT FOR THEMSELVES –•– Eurythmics & Aretha Franklin – 1 (62) 70 — AMERICA –•– Prince & The Revolution – 1 (70) 80 — TARZAN BOY –•– Baltimora – 1 (80) 84 — HOLD ME –•– Laura Branigan – 1 (84) 85 — TEARS ARE FALLING –•– KISS – 1 (85) 89 — WELCOME TO PARADISE –•– John Waite – 1 (89) 90 — TALK TO ME –•– Quarterflash – 1 (90) 95 — CONGA –•– Miami Sound Machine – 1 (95)