1981 Top 40 Official Singles Chart UK Archive

29th August 1981

Pos LW WKs Title, Artist Links
1 4
JAPANESE BOY

JAPANESE BOY

ANEKA

2 9
TAINTED LOVE

TAINTED LOVE

SOFT CELL

3 2
HOOKED ON CLASSICS

HOOKED ON CLASSICS

ROYAL PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA

4 1
GREEN DOOR

GREEN DOOR

SHAKIN' STEVENS

5 6
HOLD ON TIGHT

HOLD ON TIGHT

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA

6 3
LOVE ACTION (I BELIEVE IN LOVE)

LOVE ACTION (I BELIEVE IN LOVE)

HUMAN LEAGUE

7 5
GIRLS ON FILM

GIRLS ON FILM

DURAN DURAN

8 10
THE CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW

THE CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW

LOBO

9 8
BACK TO THE SIXTIES

BACK TO THE SIXTIES

TIGHT FIT

10 16
ONE IN TEN

ONE IN TEN

UB40

11 7
HAPPY BIRTHDAY

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

STEVIE WONDER

12 27
ABACAB

ABACAB

GENESIS

13 11
WATER ON GLASS/BOYS

WATER ON GLASS/BOYS

KIM WILDE

14 13
BEACH BOY GOLD

BEACH BOY GOLD

GIDEA PARK

15 NEW
SHE'S GOT CLAWS

SHE'S GOT CLAWS

GARY NUMAN

16 20
WUNDERBAR

WUNDERBAR

TENPOLE TUDOR

17 14
(SI SI) JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR

(SI SI) JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR

BILL WYMAN

18 21
STARTRAX CLUB DISCO

STARTRAX CLUB DISCO

STARTRAX

19 37
THE THIN WALL

THE THIN WALL

ULTRAVOX

20 12
CHANT NO.1 (I DON'T NEED THIS PRESSURE ON)

CHANT NO.1 (I DON'T NEED THIS PRESSURE ON)

SPANDAU BALLET

21 19
TAKE IT ON THE RUN

TAKE IT ON THE RUN

REO SPEEDWAGON

22 30
RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA

RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA

RANDY CRAWFORD

23 15
FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

FOR YOUR EYES ONLY

SHEENA EASTON

24 17
WALK RIGHT NOW

WALK RIGHT NOW

JACKSONS

25 25
I LOVE MUSIC

I LOVE MUSIC

ENIGMA

26 29
CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY

NOLANS

27 NEW
WIRED FOR SOUND

WIRED FOR SOUND

CLIFF RICHARD

28 NEW
START ME UP

START ME UP

ROLLING STONES

29 38
EVERYBODY SALSA

EVERYBODY SALSA

MODERN ROMANCE

30 22
GHOST TOWN

GHOST TOWN

SPECIALS

31 18
NEW LIFE

NEW LIFE

DEPECHE MODE

32 NEW
HAND HELD IN BLACK AND WHITE

HAND HELD IN BLACK AND WHITE

DOLLAR

33 NEW
ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS

ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS

BUCKS FIZZ

34 32
ARABIAN NIGHTS

ARABIAN NIGHTS

SIOUXSIE AND THE BANSHEES

35 36
FIRE

FIRE

U2

36 26
CAN CAN

CAN CAN

BAD MANNERS

37 NEW
SLOW HAND

SLOW HAND

POINTER SISTERS

38 24
DANCING ON THE FLOOR (HOOKED ON LOVE)

DANCING ON THE FLOOR (HOOKED ON LOVE)

THIRD WORLD

39 23
SHOW ME

SHOW ME

DEXY'S MIDNIGHT RUNNERS

40 NEW
YOU'LL NEVER KNOW

YOU'LL NEVER KNOW

HI-GLOSS

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