US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 16, 1986

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 16th, 1986.

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

1 2 PAPA DON’T PREACH –•– Madonna – 8 (1)
2 1 GLORY OF LOVE –•– Peter Cetera – 11 (1)
3 3 MAD ABOUT YOU –•– Belinda Carlisle – 14 (3)
4 8 HIGHER LOVE –•– Steve Winwood – 10 (4)
5 5 WE DON’T HAVE TO TAKE OUR CLOTHES OFF –•– Jermaine Stewart – 14 (5)
6 9 VENUS –•– Bananarama – 8 (6)
7 13 DANCING ON THE CEILING –•– Lionel Richie – 5 (7)
8 10 RUMORS –•– Timex Social Club – 10 (8)
9 18 TAKE MY BREATH AWAY –•– Berlin – 9 (9)
10 12 THE EDGE OF HEAVEN –•– Wham! – 7 (10)

11 6 LOVE TOUCH –•– Rod Stewart – 12 (6)
12 15 SWEET FREEDOM –•– Michael McDonald – 10 (12)
13 4 SLEDGEHAMMER –•– Peter Gabriel – 15 (1)
14 16 YOU SHOULD BE MINE (THE WOO WOO SONG) –•– Jeffrey Osborne – 13 (14)
15 23 FRIENDS AND LOVERS –•– Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson – 7 (15)
16 7 DANGER ZONE –•– Kenny Loggins – 15 (2)
17 20 SUZANNE –•– Journey – 9 (17)
18 26 BABY LOVE –•– Regina – 9 (18)
19 22 ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD –•– The Outfield – 11 (19)
20 27 WORDS GET IN THE WAY –•– Miami Sound Machine featuring Gloria Estefan – 10 (20)

21 11 INVISIBLE TOUCH –•– Genesis – 12 (1)
22 24 ONE STEP CLOSER TO YOU –•– Gavin Christopher – 13 (22)
23 28 YANKEE ROSE –•– David Lee Roth – 7 (23)
24 33 STUCK WITH YOU –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 3 (24)
25 29 THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW –•– The Monkees – 7 (25)
26 14 NASTY –•– Janet Jackson – 14 (3)
27 31 MAN SIZE LOVE –•– Klymaxx – 7 (27)
28 30 RUMBLESEAT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 8 (28)
29 19 OPPORTUNITIES –•– Pet Shop Boys – 12 (10)
30 43 WALK THIS WAY –•– Run DMC & Aerosmith- 4 (30)

31 36 DON’T FORGET ME (WHEN I’M GONE) –•– Glass Tiger – 6 (31)
32 32 TAKEN IN –•– Mike + The Mechanics – 8 (32)
33 40 LOVE ZONE –•– Billy Ocean – 4 (33)
34 37 THE CAPTAIN OF HER HEART –•– Double – 8 (34)
35 35 HANGING ON A HEART ATTACK –•– Device – 10 (35)
36 21 DIGGING YOUR SCENE –•– Blow Monkeys – 16 (14)
37 17 MODERN WOMAN –•– Billy Joel – 11 (10)
38 25 TAKE IT EASY –•– Andy Taylor – 12 (24)
39 44 DREAMTIME –•– Daryl Hall – 3 (39)
40 46 TWO OF HEARTS –•– Stacey Q – 6 (40)

THIS WEEKS DROPS

45 34 HOLDING BACK THE YEARS –•– Simply Red – 20 (1)
51 38 YOUR WILDEST DREAMS –•– Moody Blues – 18 (9)
60 39 WHO’S JOHNNY –•– El DeBarge – 17 (3)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 WALK LIKE A MAN –•– Mary Jane Girls – 6 (41)
42 55 OH PEOPLE –•– Patti Labelle – 5 (42)
43 49 VELCRO FLY –•– ZZ Top – 4 (43)
44 56 HEAVEN IN YOUR EYES –•– Loverboy – 3 (44)
46 60 WHEN I THINK OF YOU –•– Janet Jackson – 2 (46)
47 51 PRESS –•– Paul McCartney – 3 (47)
48 57 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Nu Shooz – 7 (48)
49 61 ALL CRIED OUT –•– Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force – 4 (49)
50 52 SOMEBODY LIKE YOU –•– .38 Special – 5 (50)

THIS WEEKS DEBUTS

54 — THROWING IT ALL AWAY –•– Genesis – 1 (54)
74 — SWEET LOVE –•– Anita Baker – 1 (74)
79 — I DIDN’T MEAN TO TURN YOU ON –•– Robert Palmer – 1 (79)
86 — THE OTHER SIDE OF LIFE –•– Moody Blues – 1 (86)
92 — TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT –•– Eddie Money – 1 (92)
93 — PARANOIMIA –•– Art Of Noise With Max Headroom – 1 (93)
96 — PLAYING WITH THE BOYS –•– Kenny Loggins – 1 (96)
98 — WALK AWAY RENEE –•– Southside Johnny & The Jukes – 1 (98)