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 [1]
January 14 [2]
January 21 "Owner of a Lonely Heart" Yes [3]
January 28 [4]
February 4 "Karma Chameleon" Culture Club [5]
February 11 [6]
February 18 [7]
February 25 "Jump" Van Halen [8]
March 3 [9]
March 10 [10]
March 17 [11]
March 24 [12]
March 31 "Footloose" Kenny Loggins [13]
April 7 [14]
April 14 [15]
April 21 "Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now)" Phil Collins [16]
April 28 [17]
May 5 [18]
May 12 "Hello" Lionel Richie [19]
May 19 [20]
May 26 "Let's Hear It for the Boy" Deniece Williams [21]
June 2 [22]
June 9 "Time After Time" Cyndi Lauper [23]
June 16 [24]
June 23 "The Reflex" Duran Duran [25]
June 30 [26]
July 7 "When Doves Cry" Prince [27]
July 14 [28]
July 21 [29]
July 28 [30]
August 4 [31]
August 11 "Ghostbusters" Ray Parker, Jr. [32]
August 18 [33]
August 25 [34]
September 1 "What's Love Got to Do with It" Tina Turner [35]
September 8 [36]
September 15 [37]
[38]
September 22 "Missing You" John Waite [39]
[40]
September 29 "Let's Go Crazy" Prince and the Revolution [41]
October 6 [42]
[43]
October 13 "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Stevie Wonder [44]
[45]
October 20 [46]
[47]
October 27 [48]
[49]
November 3 "Caribbean Queen (No More Love on the Run)" Billy Ocean [50]
[51]
November 10 [52]
[53]
November 17 "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" Wham! [54]
[55]
November 24 [56]
[57]
December 1 [58]
[59]
December 8 "Out of Touch" Daryl Hall and John Oates [60]
[61]
December 15 [62]
[63]
December 22 "Like a Virgin" Madonna [64]
[65]
December 29 [66]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-01-07/hot-100
  2. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-01-14/hot-100
  3. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-01-21/hot-100
  4. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-01-28/hot-100
  5. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-02-04/hot-100
  6. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-02-11/hot-100
  7. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-02-18/hot-100
  8. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-08-25/hot-100
  9. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-03-03/hot-100
  10. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-03-10/hot-100
  11. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-03-17/hot-100
  12. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-03-24/hot-100
  13. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-03-31/hot-100
  14. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-04-07/hot-100
  15. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-04-14/hot-100
  16. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-04-21/hot-100
  17. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-04-28/hot-100
  18. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-05-05/hot-100
  19. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-05-12/hot-100
  20. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-05-19/hot-100
  21. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-05-26/hot-100
  22. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-06-02/hot-100
  23. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-06-09/hot-100
  24. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-06-16/hot-100
  25. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-06-23/hot-100
  26. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-06-30/hot-100
  27. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-07-07/hot-100
  28. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-07-14/hot-100
  29. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-07-21/hot-100
  30. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-07-28/hot-100
  31. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-08-04/hot-100
  32. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-08-11/hot-100
  33. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-08-18/hot-100
  34. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-08-25/hot-100
  35. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-09-01/hot-100
  36. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-09-08/hot-100
  37. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-09-15/hot-100
  38. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-09-14). "How Long Can Tina Turner Stay No. 1?". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  39. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-09-22/hot-100
  40. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-09-21). "John Waite, a New Face on Top of Charts". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  41. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-09-29/hot-100
  42. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-10-06/hot-100
  43. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-10-05). "Prince Still Holds No. 1". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  44. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-10-13/hot-100
  45. ^ 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. 
  46. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-10-20/hot-100
  47. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-10-19). "Stevie's Hit 'I Just Called' Now a Worldwide Wonder". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  48. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-10-27/hot-100
  49. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-10-26). "Wonder's 'I Just Called' Continues Grand Slam on Charts". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  50. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-11-03/hot-100
  51. ^ 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. 
  52. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-11-10/hot-100
  53. ^ 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. 
  54. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-11-17/hot-100
  55. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-16). "It's British Band Wham in the No. 1 Spot". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  56. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-11-24/hot-100
  57. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-24). "Chart Watching". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  58. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-12-01/hot-100
  59. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-11-30). "Wham Holds on to Top Rung". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  60. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-12-08/hot-100
  61. ^ 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. 
  62. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-12-15/hot-100
  63. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-12-14). "Chart Watching". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-04-19. 
  64. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-12-22/hot-100
  65. ^ DeKnock, Jan (1984-12-21). "Madonna Speeds Past Duran Duran to Reach the Top". Chicago Tribune (Tribune Company). Retrieved 2009-02-01. 
  66. ^ http://www.billboard.com/charts/1984-12-29/hot-100

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