List of number-one singles of 1987 (Ireland)

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This is a list of singles which have reached number one on the Irish Singles Chart in 1987.

Week ending Song Artist
3 January "Caravan of Love" The Housemartins
10 January "Reet Petite" Jackie Wilson
17 January
24 January
31 January "Jack Your Body" Steve 'Silk' Hurley
7 February "I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)" George Michael and Aretha Franklin
14 February
21 February
28 February "Stand By Me" Ben E. King
7 March
14 March
21 March "Everything I Own" Boy George
28 March
4 April "With or Without You" U2
11 April
18 April "The Irish Rover" The Pogues and The Dubliners
25 April
2 May "Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now" Starship
9 May
16 May "Hold Me Now" Johnny Logan
23 May
30 May
6 June
13 June "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For" U2
20 June "I Want Your Sex" George Michael
27 June "Star Trekkin'" The Firm
4 July "It's a Sin" The Pet Shop Boys
11 July
18 July "Who's That Girl" Madonna
25 July
1 August "La Bamba" Los Lobos
8 August
15 August "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" Michael Jackson featuring Siedah Garrett
22 August "What Have I Done to Deserve This?" The Pet Shop Boys featuring Dusty Springfield
29 August Four Track EP Daniel O'Donnell
5 September "Where the Streets Have No Name" U2
12 September
19 September
26 September "Bad" Michael Jackson
3 October
10 October "Full Metal Jacket (I Want to be Your Drill Instructor)" Abigail Mead and Nigel Goulding
17 October "You Win Again" The Bee Gees
24 October
31 October
7 November
14 November "Got My Mind Set on You" George Harrison
21 November "China in Your Hand" T'Pau
28 November
5 December "The Way You Make Me Feel" Michael Jackson
12 December "Fairytale of New York" The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl
19 December
26 December
  • 27 Number Ones
  • Most weeks at No.1 (song): "Hold Me Now" - Johnny Logan, "You Win Again" - The Bee Gees (4)
  • Most weeks at No.1 (artist): U2 (6)
  • Most No.1s: U2, Michael Jackson (3)

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