US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending October 18, 1986

These are all the US Top 40 singles for the week ending October 18th, 1986.

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

1 1 WHEN I THINK OF YOU –•– Janet Jackson – 11 (1)
2 5 TYPICAL MALE –•– Tina Turner – 8 (2)
3 9 TRUE COLORS –•– Cyndi Lauper – 8 (3)
4 4 THROWING IT ALL AWAY –•– Genesis – 10 (4)
5 7 HEARTBEAT –•– Don Johnson – 9 (5)
6 3 TWO OF HEARTS –•– Stacey Q – 15 (3)
7 2 DON’T FORGET ME (WHEN I’M GONE) –•– Glass Tiger – 15 (2)
8 13 I DIDN’T MEAN TO TURN YOU ON –•– Robert Palmer – 10 (8)
9 11 ALL CRIED OUT –•– Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force – 13 (9)
10 15 A MATTER OF TRUST –•– Billy Joel – 11 (10)

11 18 SWEET LOVE –•– Anita Baker – 10 (11)
12 12 HEAVEN IN YOUR EYES –•– Loverboy – 12 (12)
13 6 STUCK WITH YOU –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 12 (1)
14 19 HUMAN –•– Human League – 6 (14)
15 27 AMANDA –•– Boston – 4 (15)
16 8 FRIENDS AND LOVERS –•– Gloria Loring & Carl Anderson – 16 (2)
17 10 DREAMTIME –•– Daryl Hall – 12 (5)
18 14 MISSIONARY MAN –•– Eurythmics – 13 (14)
19 23 TAKE ME HOME TONIGHT –•– Eddie Money – 10 (19)
20 32 TRUE BLUE –•– Madonna – 3 (20)

21 25 GIRL CAN’T HELP IT –•– Journey – 8 (21)
22 30 WORD UP –•– Cameo – 6 (22)
23 21 EARTH ANGEL –•– New Edition – 9 (21)
24 29 YOU GIVE LOVE A BAD NAME –•– Bon Jovi – 7 (24)
25 31 THE RAIN –•– Oran “Juice” Jones – 6 (25)
26 16 WALK THIS WAY –•– Run DMC & Aerosmith- 13 (4)
27 22 LOVE WALKS IN –•– Van Halen – 11 (22)
28 33 I’LL BE OVER YOU –•– Toto – 8 (28)
29 34 IN YOUR EYES –•– Peter Gabriel – 8 (29)
30 39 THE NEXT TIME I FALL –•– Peter Cetera & Amy Grant – 5 (30)

31 37 I AM BY YOUR SIDE –•– Corey Hart – 5 (31)
32 40 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– Aretha Franklin – 4 (32)
33 38 EMOTION IN MOTION –•– Ric Ocasek – 7 (33)
34 17 LOVE ZONE –•– Billy Ocean – 13 (10)
35 28 POINT OF NO RETURN –•– Nu Shooz – 16 (28)
36 47 LOVE WILL CONQUER ALL –•– Lionel Richie – 3 (36)
37 20 DANCING ON THE CEILING –•– Lionel Richie – 14 (2)
38 24 WORDS GET IN THE WAY –•– Miami Sound Machine featuring Gloria Estefan – 19 (5)
39 45 SOMEBODY’S OUT THERE –•– Triumph – 8 (39)
40 49 THE WAY IT IS –•– Bruce Hornsby & The Range – 5 (40)

THIS WEEKS DROPS

41 26 TAKE MY BREATH AWAY –•– Berlin – 18 (1)
43 35 PARANOIMIA –•– Art Of Noise With Max Headroom – 10 (34)
47 36 TWIST AND SHOUT –•– The Beatles – 11 (23)

POWER PLAYS

42 — HIP TO BE SQUARE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 1 (42)
44 52 FREEDOM OVERSPILL –•– Steve Winwood – 4 (44)
45 55 TO BE A LOVER –•– Billy Idol – 3 (45)
46 57 EVERYBODY HAVE FUN TONIGHT –•– Wang Chung – 3 (46)
48 51 JODY –•– Jermaine Stewart – 5 (48)
50 54 CAN’T WAIT ANOTHER MINUTE –•– Five Star – 6 (50)

THIS WEEKS DEBUTS

42 — HIP TO BE SQUARE –•– Huey Lewis & The News – 1 (42)
69 — YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU… DON’T YOU? –•– Howard Jones – 1 (69)
75 — FOOLISH PRIDE –•– Daryl Hall – 1 (75)
76 — SHAKE YOU DOWN –•– Gregory Abbott – 1 (76)
80 — HEARTACHE ALL OVER THE WORLD –•– Elton John – 1 (80)
90 — NAIL IT TO THE WALL –•– Stacy Lattisaw – 1 (90)
93 — GRAVITY –•– James Brown – 1 (93)
94 — THIS LOVE –•– Bad Company – 1 (94)
98 — MORE THAN PHYSICAL –•– Bananarama – 1 (98)