1981 Top 40 Official Singles Chart UK Archive

3rd October 1981

Pos LW WKs Title, Artist Links
1 1
PRINCE CHARMING

PRINCE CHARMING

ADAM AND THE ANTS

2 9
INVISIBLE SUN

INVISIBLE SUN

POLICE

3 3
HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)

HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)

OTTAWAN

4 5
PRETEND

PRETEND

ALVIN STARDUST

5 4
SOUVENIR

SOUVENIR

ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK

6 11
UNDER YOUR THUMB

UNDER YOUR THUMB

GODLEY AND CREME

7 8
BIRDIE SONG (BIRDIE DANCE)

BIRDIE SONG (BIRDIE DANCE)

TWEETS

8 2
TAINTED LOVE

TAINTED LOVE

SOFT CELL

9 7
ENDLESS LOVE

ENDLESS LOVE

DIANA ROSS AND LIONEL RICHIE

10 22
SHUT UP

SHUT UP

MADNESS

11 10
SLOW HAND

SLOW HAND

POINTER SISTERS

12 24
JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH

JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH

DEPECHE MODE

13 12
YOU'LL NEVER KNOW

YOU'LL NEVER KNOW

HI-GLOSS

14 6
WIRED FOR SOUND

WIRED FOR SOUND

CLIFF RICHARD

15 18
SO THIS IS ROMANCE

SO THIS IS ROMANCE

LINX

16 21
IN AND OUT OF LOVE

IN AND OUT OF LOVE

IMAGINATION

17 36
IT'S MY PARTY

IT'S MY PARTY

DAVE STEWART WITH BARBARA GASKIN

18 17
STARS ON 45 (VOL.3)

STARS ON 45 (VOL.3)

STAR SOUND

19 19
HAND HELD IN BLACK AND WHITE

HAND HELD IN BLACK AND WHITE

DOLLAR

20 14
HOLD ON TIGHT

HOLD ON TIGHT

ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA

21 13
JAPANESE BOY

JAPANESE BOY

ANEKA

22 29
THE ORIGINAL BIRD DANCE

THE ORIGINAL BIRD DANCE

ELECTRONICA'S

23 16
START ME UP

START ME UP

ROLLING STONES

24 20
ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS

ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS

BUCKS FIZZ

25 27
PASSIONATE FRIEND

PASSIONATE FRIEND

TEARDROP EXPLODES

26 39
QUIET LIFE

QUIET LIFE

JAPAN

27 23
EVERYBODY SALSA

EVERYBODY SALSA

MODERN ROMANCE

28 30
SEASONS OF GOLD

SEASONS OF GOLD

GIDEA PARK

29 15
LOVE ACTION (I BELIEVE IN LOVE)

LOVE ACTION (I BELIEVE IN LOVE)

HUMAN LEAGUE

30 NEW
WALKING IN THE SUNSHINE

WALKING IN THE SUNSHINE

BAD MANNERS

31 NEW
LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS

LOCK UP YOUR DAUGHTERS

SLADE

32 NEW
THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS

THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS

TOYAH

33 26
ONE IN TEN

ONE IN TEN

UB40

34 NEW
MAD EYED SCREAMER

MAD EYED SCREAMER

CREATURES

35 NEW
LET'S HANG ON

LET'S HANG ON

BARRY MANILOW

36 31
RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA

RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA

RANDY CRAWFORD

37 40
JUST ANOTHER BROKEN HEART

JUST ANOTHER BROKEN HEART

SHEENA EASTON

38 NEW
BACK TO THE SIXTIES PART 2

BACK TO THE SIXTIES PART 2

TIGHT FIT

39 33
SHE'S GOT CLAWS

SHE'S GOT CLAWS

GARY NUMAN

40 25
THE THIN WALL

THE THIN WALL

ULTRAVOX

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