CASH BOX POP SINGLES – 1987
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The 1987 Charts!
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1987 #1 Top Debut
January 3 Everybody Have Fun Tonight - Wang Chung
(Frozen chart; no issue published this week)
(No debuts)
January 10 Everybody Have Fun Tonight - Wang Chung
(No new chart this week; published chart was a reprint from the Dec. 27 issue)
(No debuts)
January 17 Shake You Down - Gregory Abbott 39. Jacob’s Ladder - Huey Lewis & News
January 24 Shake You Down - Gregory Abbott 61. Let’s Wait Awhile - Janet Jackson
January 31 At This Moment - Billy Vera & Beaters 66. Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
February 7 Open Your Heart - Madonna 70. What You Get Is What You See - Tina Turner
February 14 Livin’ On A Prayer - Bon Jovi 47. Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - Genesis
February 21 Livin’ On A Prayer - Bon Jovi 52. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin & George Michael
February 28 Livin’ On A Prayer - Bon Jovi 68. Come As You Are - Peter Wolf
March 7 Livin’ On A Prayer - Bon Jovi 49. Sign ’O’ The Times - Prince
March 14 Jacob’s Ladder - Huey Lewis & News 65. What’s Going On - Cyndi Lauper
March 21 Lean On Me - Club Nouveau 54. La Isla Bonita - Madonna
March 28 Lean On Me - Club Nouveau 48. Heat Of The Night - Bryan Adams
April 4 Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship 62. I Know What I Like - Huey Lewis & News
April 11 Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship 59. Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi
April 18 Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship 86. Black Dog - Newcity Rockers
April 25 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin & George Michael 54. In Too Deep - Genesis
May 2 (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew 81. Dirty Water - Rock & Hyde
May 9 (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew 76. Point Of No Return - Expose
May 16 With Or Without You - U2 39. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
May 23 With Or Without You - U2 51. Shakedown - Bob Seger
May 30 With Or Without You - U2 64. Rhythm Is Gonna Get You - Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine
June 6 Always - Atlantic Starr 50. I Want Your Sex - George Michael
June 13 Always - Atlantic Starr 56. I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For - U2
June 20 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam 85. These Times Are Hard For Lovers - John Waite
June 27 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam 66. It’s Not Over (’Til It’s Over) - Starship
July 4 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston 70. La Bamba - Los Lobos
July 11 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston 35. Who’s That Girl - Madonna
July 18 Alone - Heart 65. Doing It All For My Baby - Huey Lewis & News
July 25 Alone - Heart 79. Touch Of Grey - Grateful Dead
August 1 Shakedown - Bob Seger 42. Didn’t We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston
August 8 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For - U2 23. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson
August 15 I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For - U2 59. Paper In Fire - John Cougar Mellencamp
August 22 Who’s That Girl - Madonna 76. Something Real (Inside Me/Inside You) - Mr. Mister
August 29 La Bamba - Los Lobos 73. You Are The Girl - Cars
September 5 La Bamba - Los Lobos 68. Mony Mony “Live” - Billy Idol
September 12 I Just Can’t Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson 44. Causing A Commotion - Madonna
September 19 I Just Can’t Stop Loving You - Michael Jackson 33. Bad - Michael Jackson
September 26 Didn’t We Almost Have It All - Whitney Houston 64. Heaven Is A Place On Earth - Belinda Carlisle
October 3 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake 38. Brilliant Disguise - Bruce Springsteen
October 10 Here I Go Again - Whitesnake 59. We’ll Be Together - Sting
October 17 Lost In Emotion - Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam 67. Skeletons - Stevie Wonder
October 24 Bad - Michael Jackson 48. Faith - George Michael
October 31 Bad - Michael Jackson 49. So Emotional - Whitney Houston
November 7 I Think We’re Alone Now - Tiffany 74. There’s The Girl - Heart
November 14 I Think We’re Alone Now - Tiffany 81. Honestly - Stryper
November 21 Mony Mony “Live” - Billy Idol 44. The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
November 28 (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life - Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes 64. Seasons Change - Expose
December 5 Heaven Is A Place On Earth - Belinda Carlisle 61. Tunnel Of Love - Bruce Springsteen
December 12 Faith - George Michael 71. What Have I Done To Deserve This? - Pet Shop Boys (& Dusty Springfield)
December 19 Faith - George Michael 80. Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
December 26 Faith - George Michael 76. Rhythm Of Love - Yes

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