US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending August 23, 1986

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending August 23rd, 1986.

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

1 1 PAPA DON’T PREACH –•– Madonna – 9 (1)
2 4 HIGHER LOVE –•– Steve Winwood – 11 (2)
3 6 VENUS –•– Bananarama – 9 (3)
4 3 MAD ABOUT YOU –•– Belinda Carlisle – 15 (3)
5 2 GLORY OF LOVE –•– Peter Cetera – 12 (1)
6 7 DANCING ON THE CEILING –•– Lionel Richie – 6 (6)
7 9 TAKE MY BREATH AWAY –•– Berlin – 10 (7)
8 5 WE DON’T HAVE TO TAKE OUR CLOTHES OFF –•– Jermaine Stewart – 15 (5)
9 8 RUMORS –•– Timex Social Club – 11 (8)
10 10 THE EDGE OF HEAVEN –•– Wham! – 8 (10)

11 12 SWEET FREEDOM –•– Michael McDonald – 11 (11)
12 15 FRIENDS AND LOVERS –•– Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson – 8 (12)
13 14 YOU SHOULD BE MINE (THE WOO WOO SONG) –•– Jeffrey Osborne – 14 (13)
14 18 BABY LOVE –•– Regina – 10 (14)
15 24 STUCK WITH YOU –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 4 (15)
16 20 WORDS GET IN THE WAY –•– Miami Sound Machine featuring Gloria Estefan – 11 (16)
17 11 LOVE TOUCH –•– Rod Stewart – 13 (6)
18 23 YANKEE ROSE –•– David Lee Roth – 8 (18)
19 13 SLEDGEHAMMER –•– Peter Gabriel – 16 (1)
20 30 WALK THIS WAY –•– Run DMC & Aerosmith- 5 (20)

21 25 THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW –•– The Monkees – 8 (21)
22 27 MAN SIZE LOVE –•– Klymaxx – 8 (22)
23 31 DON’T FORGET ME (WHEN I’M GONE) –•– Glass Tiger – 7 (23)
24 33 LOVE ZONE –•– Billy Ocean – 5 (24)
25 19 ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD –•– The Outfield – 12 (19)
26 16 DANGER ZONE –•– Kenny Loggins – 16 (2)
27 34 THE CAPTAIN OF HER HEART –•– Double – 9 (27)
28 39 DREAMTIME –•– Daryl Hall – 4 (28)
29 28 RUMBLESEAT –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 9 (28)
30 17 SUZANNE –•– Journey – 10 (17)

31 40 TWO OF HEARTS –•– Stacey Q – 7 (31)
32 32 TAKEN IN –•– Mike + The Mechanics – 9 (32)
33 21 INVISIBLE TOUCH –•– Genesis – 13 (1)
34 22 ONE STEP CLOSER TO YOU –•– Gavin Christopher – 14 (22)
35 35 HANGING ON A HEART ATTACK –•– Device – 11 (35)
36 46 WHEN I THINK OF YOU –•– Janet Jackson – 3 (36)
37 42 OH PEOPLE –•– Patti Labelle – 6 (37)
38 54 THROWING IT ALL AWAY –•– Genesis – 2 (38)
39 47 PRESS –•– Paul McCartney – 4 (39)
40 44 HEAVEN IN YOUR EYES –•– Loverboy – 4 (40)

THIS WEEKS DROPS

42 26 NASTY –•– Janet Jackson – 15 (3)
47 38 TAKE IT EASY –•– Andy Taylor – 13 (24)
51 29 OPPORTUNITIES –•– Pet Shop Boys – 13 (10)
53 37 MODERN WOMAN –•– Billy Joel – 12 (10)
56 36 DIGGING YOUR SCENE –•– Blow Monkeys – 17 (14)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 VELCRO FLY –•– ZZ Top – 5 (41)
43 49 ALL CRIED OUT –•– Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force – 5 (43)
44 56 LOVE WALKS IN –•– Van Halen – 3 (44)
45 57 MISSIONARY MAN –•– Eurythmics – 5 (45)
46 48 HEARTBREAK STATION –•– Off Restriction – 8 (46)
48 53 MONEY’S TOO TIGHT (TO MENTION) –•– Simply Red – 6 (48)
50 50 SOMEBODY LIKE YOU –•– .38 Special – 6 (50)

THIS WEEKS DEBUTS

67 — HEARTBEAT –•– Don Johnson – 1 (67)
71 — EARTH ANGEL –•– New Edition – 1 (71)
84 — GIVE ME THE REASON –•– Luther Vandross – 1 (84)
92 — THE HUNTER –•– GTR – 1 (92)
93 — ANGEL IN MY POCKET –•– One To One – 1 (93)
95 — WEATHERMAN –•– Nick Jameson – 1 (95)