List of number-one singles of the 1980s (Switzerland)

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This is a list of singles that reached number one on the Swiss Music Charts during the 1980s.

Number-one singles[edit]

Key
dagger Number-one single of the year
Contents
← 1968–1979 · 1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989 · 1990s →
Issue date Song Artist Weeks at
number one
1980[1]
20 January "I Have a Dream" ABBA 2
3 February "Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)"dagger[2] Pink Floyd 11
20 April "Weekend" Earth and Fire 1
27 April "Boat on the River" Styx 7
15 June "Funkytown" Lipps, Inc. 7
3 August "Donna Musica" Collage 5
7 September "Upside Down" Diana Ross 8
2 November "Master Blaster (Jammin')" Stevie Wonder 2
16 November "Woman in Love" Barbra Streisand 4
14 December "Angel of Mine" Frank Duval and Orchestra 6
1981[3]
25 January "(Just Like) Starting Over" John Lennon 3
15 February "Some Broken Hearts Never Mend" Telly Savalas 2
1 March "Life Is for Living" Barclay James Harvest 4
29 March "Fade to Grey" Visage 2
12 April "Shaddap You Face" Joe Dolce Music Theatre 4
10 May "In the Air Tonight" Phil Collins 2
24 May "Stars on 45"dagger[4] Stars on 45 6
5 July "Bette Davis Eyes" Kim Carnes 7
23 August "Stars on 45 vol. 2" Stars on 45 1
30 August "Love What's Your Face" Ingrid Kup 2
13 September "Hold on Tight" Electric Light Orchestra 3
4 October "For Your Eyes Only" Sheena Easton 3
25 October "Japanese Boy" Aneka 5
29 November "Physical" Olivia Newton-John 4
27 December "Sharazan" Al Bano and Romina Power 5
1982[5]
31 January "Cambodia" Kim Wilde 2
14 February "Rock'n' Roll Gypsy" Helen Schneider 1
21 February "Oh Julie" Shakin' Stevens 5
28 March "Skandal im Sperrbezirk" Spider Murphy Gang 2
11 April "I'll Find My Way Home" Jon and Vangelis 3
2 May "Ein bißchen Frieden" Nicole 6
13 June "Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht" Trio 5
18 July "Down Under" Men at Work 4
15 August "Abracadabra" Steve Miller Band 6
26 September "Hard to Say I'm Sorry" Chicago 1
3 October "I Know There's Something Going On" Frida 2
17 October "Words"dagger[6] F.R. David 6
28 November "Come on Eileen" Dexys Midnight Runners and The Emerald Express 2
12 December "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" Culture Club 5
1983[7]
16 January "Pass the Dutchie" Musical Youth 1
23 January "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me" Culture Club 1
30 January "I Don't Wanna Dance" Eddy Grant 2
13 February "Major Tom (völlig losgelöst)" Peter Schilling 5
20 March "99 Luftballons" Nena 2
3 April "L'Italiano" Toto Cutugno 2
17 April "Billie Jean" Michael Jackson 3
8 May "Let's Dance" David Bowie 2
22 May "Bruttosozialprodukt" Geier Sturzflug 4
19 June "Juliet" Robin Gibb 3
10 July "Flashdance... What a Feeling"dagger[8] Irene Cara 4
7 August "Moonlight Shadow" Mike Oldfield 2
21 August "Vamos a la playa" Righeira 2
4 September "Moonlight Shadow" Mike Oldfield 2
18 September "I Like Chopin" Gazebo 4
16 October "I'm Still Standing" Elton John 2
30 October "Karma Chameleon" Culture Club 5
4 December "Come Back and Stay" Paul Young 5
1984[9]
8 January "? (Fragezeichen)" Nena 3
29 January "Jenseits von Eden" Nino de Angelo 5
4 March "Relax" Frankie Goes to Hollywood 6
15 April "Zu nah am Feuer" Stefan Waggershausen and Alice 1
22 April "Big in Japan" Alphaville 4
20 May "Hello" Lionel Richie 5
24 June "Self Control"dagger[10] Laura Branigan 1
1 July "Self Control" Raf 1
8 July "Self Control"dagger Laura Branigan 7
26 August "Such a Shame" Talk Talk 5
30 September "Careless Whisper" George Michael 4
28 October "I Just Called to Say I Love You" Stevie Wonder 4
25 November "When the Rain Begins to Fall" Jermaine Jackson and Pia Zadora 6
1985[11]
6 January "Do They Know It's Christmas?" Band Aid 2
20 January "One Night in Bangkok" Murray Head 5
24 February "Shout" Tears for Fears 2
10 March "You're My Heart, You're My Soul" Modern Talking 5
14 April "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)" Dead or Alive 3
5 May "We Are the World" USA for Africa 6
16 June "19" Paul Hardcastle 7
4 August "We Don't Need Another Hero (Thunderdome)" Tina Turner 6
15 September "(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena" Sandra 5
20 October "Cheri, Cheri Lady" Modern Talking 1
27 October "(I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena" Sandra 1
3 November "Cheri, Cheri Lady" Modern Talking 1
10 November "Take on Me" a-ha 4
8 December "Nikita" Elton John 5
1986[12]
12 January "Say You, Say Me" Lionel Richie
19 January "Jeanny" Falco 9
23 March "Burning Heart" Survivor 1
30 March "Ohne dich (schlaf ich heut Nacht nicht ein)" Münchener Freiheit 4
27 April "Adesso tu"dagger[13] Eros Ramazzotti 1
4 May "Ohne dich (schlaf ich heut Nacht nicht ein)" Münchener Freiheit 1
11 May "Midnight Lady" Chris Norman 5
15 June "Touch Me (I Want Your Body)" Samantha Fox 4
13 July "Venus" Bananarama 3
3 August "Lessons in Love" Level 42 8
28 September "Holiday Rap" MC Miker G & DJ Sven 1
5 October "The Final Countdown" Europe 7
23 November "In the Army Now" Status Quo 7
1987[14]
11 January "Showing Out (Get Fresh at the Weekend)" Mel & Kim 4
8 February "C'est La Vie" Robbie Nevil 2
22 February "Reality" Richard Sanderson 6
5 April "Respectable" Mel & Kim 4
3 May "Let It Be" Ferry Aid 4
31 May "La Isla Bonita" Madonna 1
7 June "Let It Be" Ferry Aid 1
14 June "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)" Whitney Houston 6
26 July "It's a Sin" Pet Shop Boys 6
6 September "La Bamba" Los Lobos 1
13 September "Boys (Summertime Love)" Sabrina 5
18 October "You Win Again" Bee Gees 8
13 December "Whenever You Need Somebody" Rick Astley 1
20 December "China in Your Hand" T'Pau 5
1988[15]
24 January "Always on My Mind" Pet Shop Boys 1
31 January "Heaven Is a Place on Earth" Belinda Carlisle 5
6 March "House Arrest" Krush 2
20 March "Tell It to My Heart" Taylor Dayne 4
17 April "I Should Be So Lucky" Kylie Minogue 1
24 April "Tell It to My Heart" Taylor Dayne 1
1 May "I Should Be So Lucky" Kylie Minogue 1
8 May "Heart" Pet Shop Boys 4
5 June "Theme from S-Express" S-Express 3
26 June "Im Nin'Alu" Ofra Haza 6
7 August "The Twist" Fat Boys with Stupid Def Vocals by Chubby Checker 6
18 September "Hand in Hand" Koreana 6
30 October "A Groovy Kind of Love" Phil Collins 6
11 December "Orinoco Flow" Enya 5
1989[16]
15 January "Bring Me Edelweiss" Edelweiss 4
12 February "First Time" Robin Beck 1
19 February "Bring Me Edelweiss" Edelweiss 1
26 February "First Time" Robin Beck 1
5 March "Something's Gotten Hold of My Heart" Marc Almond featuring Gene Pitney 4
2 April "Like a Prayer" Madonna 4
30 April "Looking for Freedom"dagger[17] David Hasselhoff 4
28 May "The Look" Roxette 8
23 July "Express Yourself" Madonna 1
30 July "Batdance" Prince 4
27 August "Lambada" Kaoma 14
3 December "Girl I'm Gonna Miss You" Milli Vanilli 9

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