List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1984

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These are the Billboard Hot 100 number one hits of 1984. The longest running number-one single of 1984 is "Like a Virgin" by Madonna, which stayed at the top for two weeks in 1984 and then for four additional weeks in 1985, reaching a total of six weeks at number-one. "Jump" by Van Halen and "When Doves Cry" by Prince stayed five weeks on number one.

Chart history[edit]

Singer Madonna gained her first number-one single with "Like a Virgin". Additionally, it was the longest-running number-one single of 1984, staying at the top for two weeks in 1984 and then for four more weeks in 1985, reaching a total of six weeks at the top.
Singer Prince scored two number one singles with "When Doves Cry" and "Let's Go Crazy" with the Revolution. Overall, Prince spent seven weeks in the chart.
American hard rock band Van Halen gained their first and only number-one single in the chart with "Jump", which spent five weeks in the chart.
Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1984 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
Issue Date Song Artist(s) Reference
January 7 "Say Say Say" Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson
January 14
January 21 "Owner of a Lonely Heart" Yes
January 28
February 4 "Karma Chameleon" Culture Club
February 11
February 18
February 25 "Jump" Van Halen
March 3
March 10
March 17
March 24
March 31 "Footloose" Kenny Loggins
April 7
April 14
April 21 "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" Phil Collins
April 28
May 5
May 12 "Hello" Lionel Richie
May 19
May 26 "Let's Hear It for the Boy" Deniece Williams
June 2
June 9 "Time After Time" Cyndi Lauper
June 16
June 23 "The Reflex" Duran Duran
June 30
July 7 "When Doves Cry" Prince
July 14
July 21
July 28
August 4
August 11 "Ghostbusters" Ray Parker, Jr.
August 18
August 25
September 1 "What's Love Got to Do with It" Tina Turner
September 8
September 15 [1]
September 22 "Missing You" John Waite [2]
September 29 "Let's Go Crazy" Prince and the Revolution
October 6 [3]
October 13 "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Stevie Wonder [4]
October 20 [5]
October 27 [6]
November 3 "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)" Billy Ocean [7]
November 10 [8]
November 17 "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" Wham! [9]
November 24 [10]
December 1 [11]
December 8 "Out of Touch" Daryl Hall and John Oates [12]
December 15 [13]
December 22 "Like a Virgin" Madonna [14]
December 29

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-09-21). "John Waite, a New Face on Top of Charts". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  3. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-10-05). "Prince Still Holds No. 1". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  4. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-10-12). "Stevie Wonder's 'I Just Called' Takes Over 3 Top Spots on the Charts". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  5. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-10-19). "Stevie's Hit 'I Just Called' Now a Worldwide Wonder". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  6. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-10-26). "Wonder's 'I Just Called' Continues Grand Slam on Charts". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  7. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-02). "Stevie Wonder Slips to No. 2, but Stays Hot with Worldwide Audience". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  8. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-09). "Here's a Surprise; Top 3 Hits all Hold on to Their Spots Another Week". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  9. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-16). "It's British Band Wham in the No. 1 Spot". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  10. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-24). "Chart Watching". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  11. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-30). "Wham Holds on to Top Rung". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  12. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-12-07). "Hall & Oates' Smash Hit 'Out of Touch' is Their Fifth No. 1 Pop Single in Four Years". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  13. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-12-14). "Chart Watching". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  14. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-12-21). "Madonna Speeds Past Duran Duran to Reach the Top". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-02-01.