1979 Top 40 Official Singles Chart UK Archive

20th October 1979

Pos LW WKs Title, Artist Links
1 2
VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR

VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR

BUGGLES

2 1
MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE

POLICE

3 4
DON'T STOP 'TIL YOU GET ENOUGH

DON'T STOP 'TIL YOU GET ENOUGH

MICHAEL JACKSON

4 3
DREAMING

DREAMING

BLONDIE

5 9
ONE DAY AT A TIME

ONE DAY AT A TIME

LENA MARTELL

6 11
EVERY DAY HURTS

EVERY DAY HURTS

SAD CAFE

7 6
SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE

SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE

RAINBOW

8 5
WHATEVER YOU WANT

WHATEVER YOU WANT

STATUS QUO

9 26
WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN

DR. HOOK

10 16
THE CHOSEN FEW

THE CHOSEN FEW

DOOLEYS

11 18
QUEEN OF HEARTS

QUEEN OF HEARTS

DAVE EDMUNDS

12 23
O.K. FRED

O.K. FRED

ERROL DUNKLEY

13 10
KATE BUSH ON STAGE (EP)

KATE BUSH ON STAGE (EP)

KATE BUSH

14 7
CARS

CARS

GARY NUMAN

15 15
YOU CAN DO IT

YOU CAN DO IT

AL HUDSON AND THE SOUL PARTNERS

16 8
IF I SAID YOU HAD A BEAUTIFUL BODY WOULD YOU HOLD IT AGAINST ME

IF I SAID YOU HAD A BEAUTIFUL BODY WOULD YOU HOLD IT AGAINST ME

BELLAMY BROTHERS

17 28
BACK OF MY HAND

BACK OF MY HAND

JAGS

18 30
TUSK

TUSK

FLEETWOOD MAC

19 14
CRUEL TO BE KIND

CRUEL TO BE KIND

NICK LOWE

20 27
THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA

THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA

CHARLIE DANIELS BAND

21 36
THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE/ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK

THE GREAT ROCK 'N' ROLL SWINDLE/ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK

SEX PISTOLS/TEN POLE TUDOR

22 19
THE PRINCE

THE PRINCE

MADNESS

23 NEW
MY FORBIDDEN LOVER

MY FORBIDDEN LOVER

CHIC

24 21
TIME FOR ACTION

TIME FOR ACTION

SECRET AFFAIR

25 34
STAR

STAR

EARTH WIND AND FIRE

26 12
LOVE'S GOTTA HOLD ON ME

LOVE'S GOTTA HOLD ON ME

DOLLAR

27 NEW
GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YOU NOW

GONNA GET ALONG WITHOUT YOU NOW

VIOLA WILLS

28 37
MAKING PLANS FOR NIGEL

MAKING PLANS FOR NIGEL

XTC

29 NEW
LUTON AIRPORT

LUTON AIRPORT

CATS U.K.

30 NEW
GIMME, GIMME, GIMME (A MAN AFTER MIDNIGHT)

GIMME, GIMME, GIMME (A MAN AFTER MIDNIGHT)

ABBA

31 RE
CHARADE

CHARADE

SKIDS

32 25
SLAP & TICKLE

SLAP & TICKLE

SQUEEZE

33 NEW
CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE

CRAZY LITTLE THING CALLED LOVE

QUEEN

34 17
STRUT YOUR FUNKY STUFF

STRUT YOUR FUNKY STUFF

FRANTIQUE

35 40
SPIRIT, BODY AND SOUL

SPIRIT, BODY AND SOUL

NOLANS

36 20
DON'T BRING ME DOWN

DON'T BRING ME DOWN

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA

37 NEW
LET ME KNOW (I HAVE A RIGHT)

LET ME KNOW (I HAVE A RIGHT)

GLORIA GAYNOR

38 13
SAIL ON

SAIL ON

COMMODORES

39 39
SING A HAPPY SONG

SING A HAPPY SONG

O'JAYS

40 NEW
NUCLEAR DEVICE (WIZARD OF AUS)

NUCLEAR DEVICE (WIZARD OF AUS)

STRANGLERS

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