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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jan 19, 2016 at 05:43 AM
UNITED KINGDOM'S WEEKLY SINGLE CHARTS FOR 1981  

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JANUARY 4,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  9 14 IMAGINE-John Lennon
 2  4 13 HAPPY CHRISTMAS (WAR IS OVER)-John & Yoko & Plastic Ono Band
 3  3  7 STOP THE CAVALRY-Jona Lewie
 4  7  6 ANTMUSIC-Adam & The Ants
 5  2 10 (JUST LIKE) STARTIN' OVER-John Lennon
 6  1  8 THERE'S NO ONE QUITE LIKE GRANDMA-St. Winifred's School Choir
 7  8  5 DE DO DO DO DE DA DA DA-Police
 8  5  9 SUPER TROUPER-Abba
 9  8  8 EMBARRASSMENT-Madness
10 15  6 FLASH-Queen
11 13  7 RABBIT-Chas & Dave
12 10  7 RUNAWAY BOYS-Stray Cats
13 11  8 BANANA REPUBLIC-Boomtown Rats
14 12  6 LIES-Status Quo
15 24  5 DO NOTHING=Specials
16 16  9 TO CUT A LONG STORY SHORT-Spandau Ballet
17 18  9 LOVE ON THE ROCKS-Neil Diamond
18 19  7 OVER THE RAINBOW-Matchbox
19 14  9 LADY-Kenny Rogers
20 23  5 TOO NICE TO TALK TO-The Beat

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JANUARY 11,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 15 IMAGINE-John Lennon
 2  4  7 ANTMUSIC-Adam & The Ants
 3  2 14 HAPPY XMAS (WAR IS OVER)-John & Yoko & Plastic Ono Band
 4 15  6 DO NOTHING-Specials
 5  5 11 (JUST LIKE) STARTIN' OVER-John Lennon
 6  3  8 STOP THE CAVALRY-Jona Lewie
 7 20  6 TOO NICE TO TALK TO-The Beat
 8 11  8 RABBIT-Chas & Dave
 9  7  6 DE DO DO DO DE DA DA DA-Police
10 10  7 FLASH-Queen
11 14  7 LIES-Status Quo
12 24  7 WHO'S GONNA ROCK YOU-Noland
13  9  9 EMBARRASSMENT-Madness
14 30  5 I AM THE BEET-The Look
15 18  8 OVER THE RAINBOW-Matchbox
16 12  8 RUNAWAY BOYS-Stray Cats
17 31  4 I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT-Stevie Wonder
18 29  5 RUNAROUND SUE-Racey
19 35  4 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC-Yarbrough & Peoples
20 27  5 THIS WRECKAGE-Gary Numan

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JANUARY 18,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 16 IMAGINE-John Lennon
 2  2  8 ANTMUSIC-Adam & The Ants
 3  -  1 WOMAN-John Lennon
 4 36  2 IN THE AIR TONIGHT-Phil Collins
 5  4  7 DO NOTHING-Specials
 6 14  6 I AM THE BEAT-The Look
 7  7  7 TOO NICE TO TALK TO-The Beat
 8 19  5 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC-Yarbrough & Peoples
 9  3 15 HAPPY XMAS (WAR IS OVER)-John & Yoko & Plastic Ono Band
10 10  8 FLASH-Queen
11 25  5 YOUNG PARISIANS-Adam & The Ants
12 17  5 I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT-Stevie Wonder
13 18  6 RUNAROUND SUE-Racey
14  -  1 RAPTURE-Blondie
15  5 12 (JUST LIKE) STARTIN' OVER-John Lennon
16 52  2 VIENNA-Ultravox
17 12  8 WHO'S GONNA ROCK YOU-Nolans
18  8  9 RABBIT-Chas & Dave
19  6  9 STOP THE CAVALRY-Jona Lewie
20 25  3 SCARY MONSTERS-David Bowie

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JANUARY 25,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1 17 IMAGINE-John Lennon
 2  3  2 WOMAN-John Lennon
 3  4  3 IN THE AIR TONIGHT-Phil Collins
 4  2  9 ANTMUSIC-Adam & The Ants
 5 14  2 RAPTURE-Blondie
 6 16  3 VIENNA-Ultravox
 7  8  6 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC-Yarbrough & Peoples
 8  6  7 I AM THE BEAT-The Look
 9 11  6 YOUNG PARISIANS-Adam & The Ants
10 12  6 I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT-Stevie Wonder
11  5  8 DO NOTHING-Specials
12 23  7 FADE TO GREY-Visage
13  7  8 TOO NICE TO TALK TO-The Beat
14 10  9 FLASH-Queen
15 13  7 RUNAROUND SUE-Racey
16 25  3 ROMEO & JULIET-Dire Straits
17 33  2 A LITTLE IN LOVE-Cliff Richard
18 38  2 THE RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS-7 Madness
19 29  3 GANGSTERS OF THE GROOVE-Heatwave
20 20  4 SCARY MONSTERS-David Bowie

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:FEBRUARY 1,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  3 WOMAN-John Lennon
 2  3  4 IN THE AIR TONIGHT-Phil Collins
 3  6  4 VIENNA-Ultravox
 4  1 18 IMAGINE-John Lennon
 5  5  3 RAPTURE-Blondie
 6  4 10 ANTMUSIC-Adam & The Ants
 7  7  7 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC-Yarborough & Peoples
 8 12  8 FADE TO GREY-Visage
 9  9  7 YOUNG PARISIANS-Adam & The Ants
10  8  8 I AM THE BEAT-The Look
11 18  4 ROMEO & JULIET-Dire Straits
12 28  2 I SURRENDER-Rainbow
13 10  7 I AIN'T GONNA STAND FOR IT-Stevie Wonder
14 18  3 RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS 7-Madness
15 17  3 A LITTLE IN LOVE-Cliff Richard
16 25  4 IT'S MY TURN-Diana Ross
17 24  3 THE FREEZE-Spandau Ballet
18 11  9 DO NOTHING-Specials
19 52  2 THE OLDEST SWINGER IN TOWN-Fred Wedlock
20 19  4 GANGSTERS OF THE GROOVE-Heatwave

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:FEBRUARY 8,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  4 WOMAN-John Lennon
 2  3  5 VIENNA-Ultravox
 3 30  2 SHADDUP YOUR FACE-Joe Dolce
 4  2  5 IN THE AIR TONIGHT-Phil Collins
 5 12  3 I SURRENDER-Rainbow
 6  4 19 IMAGINE-John Lennon
 7 19  3 OLDEST SINGER IN TOWN-Fred Wedlock
 8  5  4 RAPTURE-Blondie
 9  6 11 ANT MUSIC-Adam & The Ants
10 14  4 RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS 7-Madness
11  7  8 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC-Yarborough & Peoples
12 11  5 ROMEO & JULIET-Dire Straits
13  8  9 FADE TO GREY-Visage
14 35  2 ROCK THIS TOWN-Stray Cats
15  9  8 YOUNG PARISIANS-Adam & The Ants
16 15  4 A LITTLE IN LOVE-Cliff Richard
17 31  3 WE'LL BRING THE HOUSE DOWN-Slade
18 17  4 THE FREEZE-Spandau Ballet
19 28  4 SGT. ROCK IS GOING TO HELP ME-XTC
20 10  9 I AM THE BEAT-The Look

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:FEBRUARY 15,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  3  3 SHADDAP YOUR FACE-Joe Dolce
 2  2  6 VIENNA-Ultravox
 3  1  5 WOMAN-John Lennon
 4  5  4 I SURRENDER-Rainbow
 5  4  6 IN THE AIR TONIGHT-Phil Collins
 6  7  4 OLDEST SWINGER IN TOWN-Fred Wedlock
 7 10  5 RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS 7-Madness
 8 12  6 ROMEO & JULIET-Dire Straits
 9 14  3 ROCK THIS TOWN-Stray Cats
10 17  4 WE'LL BEING THE HOUSE DOWN-Slade
11 28  2 MESSAGE OF LOVE-Pretenders
12 13 10 FADE TO GREY-Visage
13  8  5 RAPTURE-Blondie
14 39  4 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
15  -  1 ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE ep-Motorhead/Girlschool
16 19  5 SGT. ROCK IS GOING TO HELP ME-XTC
17  6 20 IMAGINE-John Lennon
18  9 12 ANTMUSIC-Adam & The Ants
19 11  9 DON'T STOP THE MUSIC-Yarborough & Peoples
20 16  5 A LITTLE IN LOVE-Cliff Richard

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:FEBRUARY 22,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  4 SHADDAP YOUR FACE-Joe Dolce
 2  2  7 VIENNA-Ultravox
 3  4  5 I SURRENDER-Rainbow
 4  3  6 WOMAN-John Lennon
 5 15  2 ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE EP-Motorhead/Girlschool
 6 21  2 JEALOUS GUY-Roxy Music
 7  7  6 RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS 7-Madness
 8 14  5 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
 9 23  4 SOUTHERN FREEEZ-Freeez
10  6  5 OLDEST SWINGER IN TOWN-Fred Knoblock
11  9  4 ROCK THIS TOWN-Stray Cats
12  5  7 IN THE AIR TONIGHT-Phil Collins
13 10  5 WE'LL BRING THE HOUSE DOWN-Slade
14  8  7 ROMEO & JULIET-Dire Straits
15 11  3 MESSAGE OF LOVE-Pretenders
16 12 11 FADE TO GREY-Visage
17 39  7 KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER-Adam & The Ants
18 16  6 SGT. ROCK IS GOING TO HELP ME-XTC
19  -  1 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU BABY I LIKE-Status Quo
20 18 13 ANTMUSIC-Adam & The Ants

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MARCH 1,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 SHADDAP YOUR FACE-Joe Dolce
 2  2  8 VIENNA-Ultravox
 3  6  3 JEALOUS GUY-Roxy Music
 4  3  6 I SURRENDER-Rainbow
 5  5  3 ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE-Motorhead/Girlschool
 6 17  8 KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER-Adam & The Ants
 7  8  6 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
 8  9  5 SOUTHERN FREEEZ-Freeez
 9 19  2 SOMETHING 'BOUT YOU BABY I LIKE-Status Quo
10  7  7 RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS 7-Madness
11  4  7 WOMAN-John Lennon
12 11  5 ROCK THIS TOWN-Stray Cats
13 10  6 OLDEST SWINGER IN TOWN-Fred Wedlock
14 24  5 ONCE IN A LIFETIME-Talking Heads
15 22  5 SOMEBODY HELP ME OUT-Beggar & Co.
16 26  4 IT'S A MYSTERY (FOUR FROM TOYAH)-Toyah
17 14  8 ROMEO & JULIET-Dire Straits
18 43  3 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
19 15  4 MESSAGE OF LOVE-Pretenders
20 13  6 WE'LL BRING THE HOUSE DOWN-Slade

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MARCH 8,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  3  4 JEALOUS GUY-Roxy Music
 2  6  9 KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER-Adam & The Ants
 3  1  6 SHADDAP YOU FACE-Joe Dolce
 4  2  9 VIENNA-Ultravox
 5  7  7 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
 6 18  4 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
 7 29  3 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 8  8  6 SOUTHERN FREEEZ-Freeez
 9  9  3 SOMETHING 'BOUT YOU BABY I LIKE-Status Quo
10  5  4 ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE-Motorhead/Girlschool
11 16  5 IT'S A MYSTERY (FOUR FROM TOYAH)-Toyah
12  4  7 I SURRENDER-Rainbow
13 25  7 REWARD-Teardrop Explodes
14 14  6 ONCE IN A LIFETIME-Talking Heads
15 15  6 (SOMEBODY) HELP ME OUT-Beggar & Co.
16 35  2 YOU BETTER YOU BET-The Who
17 27  4 STAR-Kiki Dee
18 10  8 RETURN OF THE LOS PALMAS 7-Madness
19 12  6 ROCK THIS TOWN-Stray Cats
20 45  2 I MISSED AGAIN-Phil Collins

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MARCH 15,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 JEALOUS GUY-Roxy Music
 2  7  4 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 3  6  5 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
 4  2 10 KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER-Adam & The Ants
 5  5  8 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
 6 13  8 REWARD-Teardrop Explodes
 7  4 10 VIENNA-Ultravox
 8 11  6 IT'S A MYSTERY (FOUR FROM TOYAH)-Toyah
 9 16  3 YOU BETTER YOU BET-The Who
10  3  7 SHADDAP YOU FACE-Joe Dolce
11  8  7 SOUTHERN FREEEZ-Freeez
12  9  4 SOMETHING 'BOUT YOU BABY I LIKE-Status Quo
13 17  5 STAR-Kiki Dee
14 20  3 I MISSED AGAIN-Phil Collins
15 10  5 ST. VALENTINE'S DAY MASSACRE-Motorhead/Girlschool
16 14  7 ONCE IN A LIFETIME-Talking Heads
17 21  5 JONES VS JONES-Kool & The Gang
18 27  3 LATELY-Stevie Wonder
19 15  7 (SOMEBODY) HELP ME OUT-Beggar & Co.
20 26  5 PLANET EARTH-Duran Duran

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MARCH 22,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  5 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 2  3  6 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
 3  1  6 JEALOUS GUY-Roxy Music
 4  8  7 IT'S A MYSTERY (FOUR FROM TOYAH)-Toyah
 5  4  6 KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER-Adam & The Ants
 6 18  4 LATELY-Stevie Wonder
 7  5  9 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
 8  6  9 REWARD-Teardrop Explodes
 9  9  4 YOU BETTER YOU BET-The Who
10 54  2 CAPSTICK COMES HOME-Tony Capstick
11 21  5 EINSTEIN A GO-GO-Landscape
12 20  6 PLANET EARTH-Duran Duran
13 25  4 INTUITION-Linx
14 24  3 MIND OF A TOY-Visage
15 13  6 STAR-Kiki Dee
16  7 11 VIENNA-Ultravox
17 14  4 I MISSED AGAIN-Phil Collins
18 17  6 JONES VS JONES-Kool & The Gang
19 30  3 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
20 26  3 IT'S A LOVE THING-Whispers

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MARCH 29,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  6 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 2  2  7 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
 3 10  3 CAPSTICK COMES HOME-Tony Capstick
 4  6  6 LATELY-Stevie Wonder
 5 24  2 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
 6  4  8 IT'S A MYSTERY (FOUR FROM TOYAH)-Toyah
 7  3  7 JEALOUS GUY-Roxy Music
 8 11  6 EINSTEIN A GO-GO-Landscape
 9  7 10 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
10 13  5 INTUITION-Linx
11 20  4 IT'S A LOVE THING-Whispers
12 23  3 D-DAYS-Hazel O'Connor
13 14  4 MIND OF A TOY-Visage
14  9  6 YOU BETTER YOU BET-The Who
15  8 11 REWARD-Teardrop Explodes
16 12  8 PLANET EARTH-Duran Duran
17 19  4 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
18  6  8 KINGS OF THE WILD FRONTIER-Adam & The Ants
19 15  8 STAR-Kiki Dee
20 18  8 JONES VS JONES-Kool & The Gang

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:APRIL 5,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  7 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 2  5  3 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
 3  4  7 LATELY-Stevie Wonder
 4  2  8 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
 5  8  7 EINSTEIN A GO-GO-Landscape
 6 10  6 INTUITION-Linx
 7  3  4 CAPSTICK COMES HOME-Tony Capstick
 8  6  9 IT'S A MYSTERY (FOUR FROM TOYAH)-Toyah
 9 11  5 IT'S A LOVE THING-Whispers
10 12  4 D-DAYS-Hazel O'Connor
11 21  7 CAN YOU FEEL IT-Jacksons
12 22  4 NIGHT GAMES-Graham Bonnet
13 17  5 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
14 23  3 GOOD THING GOING-Sugar Minott
15 24  5 ATTENTION TO ME-Nolans
16 13  5 MIND OF A TOY-Visage
17  9 11 DO THE HUCKLEBUCK-Coast To Coast
18  7  8 JEALOUS GUY-Roxy Music
19  -  1 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
20 25  3 JUST A FEELING-Bad Manners

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:APRIL 12,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  4 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
 2  1  8 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 3  3  7 LATELY-Stevie Wonder
 4 19  2 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
 5  5  8 EINSTEIN A-GO-GO-Landscape
 6 12  5 NIGHT GAMES-Graham Bonnet
 7 14  4 GOOD THING GOING-Sugar Minott
 8 11  8 CAN YOU FEEL IT-Jacksons
 9  9  6 IT'S A LOVE THING-Whispers
10  6  7 INTUITION-Linx
11  4  9 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
12 10  5 D-DAYS-Hazel O'Connor
13 13  6 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
14 15  6 ATTENTION TO ME-Nolans
15 20  4 JUST A FEELING-Bad Manners
16  8 10 IT'S A MYSTERY (FOUR FROM TOYAH)-Toyah
17  7  5 CAPSTICK COMES HOME-Tony Capstick
18 29  3 MUSCLE BOUND-Spandau Ballet
19 27  2 AND THE BAND PLAYED ON-Saxon
20 24  5 NEW ORLEANS-Gillan

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:APRIL 19,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
 2  4  3 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
 3  2  9 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 4  7  5 GOOD THING GOING-Sugar Minott
 5  3  8 LATELY-Stevie Wonder
 6  5  9 EINSTEIN A GO-GO-Landscape
 7  8  9 CAN YOU FEEL IT-Jacksons
 8  6  6 NIGHT GAMES-Graham Bonnet
 9  9  7 IT'S A LOVE THING-Whispers
10 11  7 ATTENTION TO ME-Nolans
11 10  8 INTUITION-Linx
12 19  3 AND THE BANDS PLAYED ON-Saxon
13 15  5 JUST A FEELING-Bad Manners
14 11 10 KIDS IN AMERICA-Kim Wilde
15 18  4 MUSCLOU BOUND-Spandau Ballet
16 12  6 D-DAYS-Hazel O'Connor
17 45  2 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
18 20  6 NEW ORLEANS-Gillan
19 13  7 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
20  -  1 GREY DAY-Madness

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:APRIL 26,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  6 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
 2  2  4 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
 3 17  3 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
 4  4  6 GOOD THING GOING-Sugar Minott
 5 25  2 GREY DAY-Madness
 6  7 10 CAN YOU FEEL IT-Jacksons
 7  3 10 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
 8  8  7 NIGHT GAMES-Graham Bonnet
 9  6 10 EINSTEIN A GO-GO-Landscape
10  5  9 LATELY-Stevie Wonder
11  9  8 IT'S A LOVE THING-Whispers
12 10  8 ATTENTION TO ME-Nolans
13 15  5 MUSCLE BOUND-Spandau Ballet
14 21  5 ONLY CRYING-Keith Marshall
15 12  4 AND THE BANDS PLAYED-ON Saxon
16 13  6 JUST A FEELING-Bad Manners
17 18  7 NEW ORLEANS-Gillan
18 22  9 CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF YOU-Eddy Grant
19 11  5 INTUITION-Linx
20 16  7 D-DAYS-Hazel O'Connor

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MAY 3,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  -  1 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
 2  3  4 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
 3  2  5 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
 4  1  7 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
 5 39  2 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
 6  5  3 GREY DAY-Madness
 7  4  7 GOOD THING GOING-Sugar Minott
 8  6 11 CAN YOU FEEL IT-Jacksons
 9 12  9 ATTENTION TO ME-Nolans
10 13  6 MUSCLE BOUND-Spandau Ballet
11  8  8 NIGHT GAMES-Graham Bonnet
12 14  6 ONLY CRYING-Keith Marshall
13 18  6 CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF YOU-Eddy Grant
14 11  9 IT'S A LOVE THING-Whispers
15 26  5 BERMUDA TRIANGLE-Barry Manilow
16 15  5 AND THE BANDS PLAYED ON-Saxon
17 25  5 DON'T BRAK MY HEART AGAIN-Whitesnake
18 16  7 JUST A FEELING-Bad Manners
19  7 11 THIS OLE HOUSE-Shakin' Stevens
20  9 11 EINSTEIN A GO-GO-Landscape

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MAY 10,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  2 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
 2  5  3 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
 3  2  5 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
 4  6  5 GREY DAY-Madness
 5  3  7 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
 6  4  9 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
 7 21  6 KEEP ON LOVING YOU-REO Speedwagon
 8 45  2 OSSIE'S DREAM-Spurs FA Cup Final Squad
 9 32  2 CHEQUERED LOVE-Kim Wilde
10 22  5 SWORDS OF A THOUSAND MEN-Tenpole Tudor
11  8 12 CAN YOU FEEL IT-Jacksons
12  9 11 ATTENTION TO ME-Nolans
13  7  9 GOOD THING GOING-Sugar Minott
14 26  5 STRAY CAT STRUT-Stray Cats
15 10  8 MUSCLE BOUND-Spandau Ballet
16 24  7 AI NO CORRIDA-Quincy Jones
17 12  8 ONLY CRYING-Keith Marshall
18 13  8 CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF YOU-Eddy Grant
19 15  7 BERMUDA TRIANGLE-Barry Manilow
20 51  2 BETTE DAVIS EYES-Kim Carnes

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MAY 17,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  3 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
 2  2  4 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
 3  3  6 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
 4  9  3 CHEQUERED LOVE-Kim Wilde
 5  8  3 OSSIE'S DREAM-Spurs FA Cup Final Squad
 6 10  5 SWORDS OF A THOUSAND MEN-Tenpole Tudor
 7  7  7 KEEP ON LOVING YOU-REO Speedwagon
 8  4  5 GREY DAY-Madness
 9  5  7 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
10 20  3 BETTE DAVIS EYES-Kim Carnes
11 14  5 STRAY CAT STRUT-Stray Cats
12 23  4 WHEN HE SHINES-Sheena Easton
13 37  2 I WANT TO BE FREE-Toyah
14 16  8 I NO CORRIDA-Quincy Jones
15 27  4 SOUND OF THE CROWD-Human League
16  6  9 MAKING YOUR MIND UP-Buck's Fizz
17 17  8 ONLY CRYING-Keith Marshall
18 25  4 TREASON-Teardrop Explodes
19 24  4 BAD REPUTATION-Thin Lizzy
20 12 11 ATTENTION TO ME-Nolans

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MAY 24,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  4 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
 2  2  5 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
 3  3  7 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
 4  9  4 CHEQUERED LOVE-Kim Wilde
 5  8  4 OSSIE'S DREAM-Spurs FA Cup Final Squad
 6 10  6 SWORDS OF A THOUSAND MEN-Tenpole Tudor
 7  7  8 KEEP ON LOVING YOU-REO Speedwagon
 8  4  6 GREY DAY-Madness
 9  5  8 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone
10 20  4 BETTE DAVIS EYES-Kim Carnes
11 28  4 HOW 'BOUT USW-Champaign  
12 15  5 SOUND OF THE CROWD-Human League  
13 58  2 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO-George Harrison
14 11  6 STRAY CAT STRUT-Stray Cats
15  8  6 GREY DAY-Madness
16 35  2 DON'T LET IT PASS YOU BY- UB40
17 32  2 AIN'T NO STOPPING-Enigma
18 21  5 IT'S GOING TO HAPPEN-Undertones
19 12  5 WHEN HE SHINES-Sheena Easton
20  9  8 CHI MAI-Ennio Morricone

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:MAY 31,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
 2  2  6 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
 3  7  5 BEING WITH YOU-Smokey Robinson
 4  -  1 FUNERAL PYRE-Jam
 5  4  5 CHEQUERED LOVE-Kim Wilde
 6 11  5 HOW 'BOUT US-Champaign
 7  3  8 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
 8  9  4 I WANT TO BE FREE-Toyah
 9  6  7 SWORDS OF A THOUSAND MEN-Tenpole Tudor
10 23  3 WILL YOU-Hazel O'Connor
11 10  5 BETTE DAVIS EYES-Kim Carnes
12 24  3 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
13 28  2 MORE THAN IN LOVE-Kate Robbins
14  8  9 KEEP ON LOVING YOU-REO Speedwagon
15 13  3 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO-George Harrison
16 17  3 AIN'T NO STOPPING-Enigma
17  5  5 OSSIE'S DREAM-Spurs FA Cup Final Squad
18 12  6 SOUND OF THE CROWD-Human League
19 25  5 CHARIOTS OF FIRE-Vangelis
20 14  7 STRAY CAT STRUT-Stray Cats

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JUNE 7,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  3  6 BEING WITH YOU-Smokey Robinson
 2 13  3 MORE THAN IN LOVE-Kate Robbins
 3 12  4 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
 4  4  2 FUNERAL PYRE-Jam
 5  1  6 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
 6  6  6 HOW 'BOUT US-Champaign
 7  2  7 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
 8 23  3 GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS-Odyssey
 9 10  4 WILL YOU-Hazel O'Connor
10  8  5 I WANT TO BE FREE-Toyah
11 16  4 AIN'T NO STOPPIN'-Enigma
12 19  6 CHARIOTS OF FIRE-Vangelis
13  7  9 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
14 11  6 BETTE DAVIS EYES-Kim Carnes
15 15  4 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO-George Harrison
16  9  8 SWORDS OF A THOUSAND MEN-Tenpole Tudor
17 46  2 ALL STOOD STILL-Ultravox
18  5  6 CHEQUERED LOVE-Kim Wilde
19 21  4 DON'T LET IT PASS YOU BY-UB40
20 14 10 KEEP ON LOVING YOU-REO Speedwagon

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JUNE 14,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  7 BEING WITH YOU-Smokey Robinson
 2  3  5 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
 3  2  4 MORE THAN IN LOVE-Kate Robbins
 4 22  2 TEDDY BEAR-Red Sovine
 5  6  7 HOW 'BOUT US-Champaign
 6  8  4 GOING BACK TO OUR ROOTS-Odyssey
 7  5  7 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
 8  9  5 WILL YOU-Hazel O'Connor
 9 17  3 ALL STOOD STILL-Ultravox
10  7  8 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
11 10  6 I WANT TO BE FREE-Toyah
12  4  3 FUNERAL PYRE-Jam
13 11  5 AIN'T NO STOPPIN'-Enigma
14 12  7 CHARIOTS OF FIRE-Vangelis
15 34  3 MEMORY-Elaine Paige
16 16  9 SWORDS OF A THOUSAND MEN-Tenpole Tudor
17 25  3 PIECE OF THE ACTION-Sweet
18 19  5 DON'T LET IT PASS YOU BY-UB40
19 31  6 BODY TALK-Imagination
20 15  5 ALL THOSE YEARS AGO-George Harrison

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JUNE 21,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  6 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
 2  1  8 BEING WITH YOU-Smokey Robinson
 3  3  5 MORE THAN IN LOVE-Kate Robbins
 4  4  3 TEDDY BEAR-Red Sovine
 5  6  5 GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS-Odyssey
 6 21  2 GHOST TOWN-Specials
 7  5  8 HOW 'BOUT US-Champaign
 8  9  4 ALL STOOD STILL-Ultravox
 9 15  4 MEMORY-Elaine Paige
10  8  6 WILL YOU-Hazel O'Connor
11 19  7 BODY TALK-Imagination
12 17  4 PIECE OF THE ACTION-Buck's Fizz
13  7  8 STAND & DELIVER-Adam & The Ants
14 11  7 I WANT TO BE FREE-Toyah
15 22  5 TAKE IT TO THE TOP-Kool & The Gang
16 10  9 YOU DRIVE ME CRAZY-Shakin' Stevens
17 27  5 IF LEAVING ME IS EASY-Phil Collins
18  -  1 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
19 13  6 AIN'T NO STOPPING-Enigma
20 38  3 NO WOMAN NO CRY-Bob Marley

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JUNE 28,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  7 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
 2  6  3 GHOST TOWN-Specials
 3 18  2 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
 4  5  6 GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS-Odyssey
 5  2  9 BEING WITH YOU-Smokey Robinson
 6  9  5 MEMORY-Elaine Paige
 7 11  8 BODY TALK-Imagination
 8  3  6 MORE THAN IN LOVE-Kate Robbins
 9  4  4 TEDDY BEAR-Red Sovine
10  7  9 HOW 'BOUT US-Champaign
11  8  5 ALL STOOD STILL-Ultravox
12 20  4 NO WOMAN NO CRY-Bob Marley
13 12  5 PIECE OF THE ACTION-Buck's Fizz
14 30  3 WORDY RAPPINGHOOD-Tom Tom Club
15  -  1 STARS ON 45 (VOL. 2)-Stars On 45
16 26  3 RAZZAMATAZZ-Quincy Jones
17 28  6 YOU MIGHT NEED SOMEBODY-Randy Crawford
18 15  6 TAKE IT TO THE TOP-Kool & The Gang
19 10  7 WILL YOU-Hazel O'Connor
20 31  4 WIKKA RAP-Evasions

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JULY 5,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  4 GHOST TOWN-Specials
 2  1  8 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
 3  3  3 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
 4 15  2 STARS ON 45-Stars On 45
 5  4  7 GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS-Odyssey
 6  7  9 BODY TALK-Imagination
 7  6  6 MEMORY-Elaine Paige
 8  5 10 BEING WITH YOU-Smokey Robinson
 9 12  5 NO WOMAN NO CRY-Bob Marley
10 14  4 WORDY RAPPINGHOOD-Tom Tom Club
11 16  4 RAZZAMATAZZ-Quincy Jones
12 17  7 YOU MIGHT NEED SOMEBODY-Randy Crawford
13 25  6 DANCING ON THE FLOOR-Third World
14  -  1 MOTORHEAD (LIVE)-Motorhead
15 13  6 PIECE OF THE ACTION-Buck's Fizz
16 22  5 THERE'S A GUY WORKS DOWN THE CHIP SHOP...-Kirsty MacColl
17  8  7 MORE THAN IN LOVE-Kate Robbins
18 10 10 HOW 'BOUT US-Champaign
19  9  5 TEDDY BEAR-Red Sovine
20 11  6 ALL STOOD STILL-Ultravox

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JULY 12,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 GHOST TOWN-Specials
 2  4  3 STARS ON 45 VOL. 2-Stars On 45
 3  3  4 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
 4  6 10 BODY TALK-Imagination
 5  2  9 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
 6 14  2 MOTORHEAD (LIVE)-Motorhead
 7 10  5 WORDY RAPPINGHOOD-Tom Tom Club
 8  9  6 NO WOMAN NO CRY-Bob Marley
 9  5  8 GOING BACK TO OUR ROOTS-Odyssey
10  7  7 MEMORY-Elaine Paige
11 12  8 YOU MIGHT NEED SOMEBODY-Randy Crawford
12 13  7 DANCING ON THE FLOOR-Third World
13 11  5 RAZZAMATAZZ-Quincy Jones
14 16  6 THERE'S A GUY WORKS DOWN THE CHIP SHOP...-Kirsty MacColl
15 26  2 SAT IN YOUR LAP-Kate Bush
16 15  7 PIECE OF THE ACTION-Buck's Fizz
17  -  1 LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME-Abba
18  -  1 CHANT NO. 1-Spandau Ballet
19 21  6 NEW LIFE-Depeche Mode
20 24  5 CAN'T HAPPEN HERE-Rainbow

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JULY 19,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  6 GHOST TOWN-Specials
 2  2  4 STARS ON 45 VOL. 2-Stars On 45
 3  3  5 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
 4 18  2 CHANT NO. 1-Spandau Ballet
 5  4 11 BODY TALK-Imagination
 6  6  3 MOTORHEAD (LIVE)-Motorhead
 7 17  2 LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME-Abba
 8  7  6 WORDY RAPPINGHOOD-Tom Tom Club
 9  -  1 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Stevie Wonder
10 12  8 DANCING ON THE FLOOR-Third World
11 15  3 SAT IN YOUR LAP-Kate Bush
12  8  7 NO ROMAN NO CRY-Bob Marley
13  5 10 ONE DAY IN YOUR LIFE-Michael Jackson
14 11  9 YOU MIGHT NEED SOMEBODY-Randy Crawford
15 19  7 NEW LIFE-Depeche Mode
16 21  5 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY-Sheena Easton
17  9  9 GOING BACK TO MY ROOTS-Odyssey
18 26  2 NEVER SURRENDER-Saxon
19 10  8 MEMORY-Elaine Paige
20 30  4 WALK RIGHT NOW-Jacksons

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:JULY 26,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1 22  2 GREEN DOOR-Shakin Stevens
 2  2  7 GHOST TOWN-Specials
 3  4  3 CHANT NO. 1-Spandau Ballet
 4  9  2 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Stevie Wonder
 5  2  5 STARS ON 45 VOL. 2-Stars On 45
 6  3  6 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
 7 33  2 HOOKED ON CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 8  5 12 BODY TALK-Imagination
 9  7  3 LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME-Abba
10 10  9 DANCING ON THE FLOOR-Third World
11 16  6 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY-Sheena Easton
12 15  8 NEW LIFE-Depeche Mode
13 11  4 SAT IN YOUR LAP-Kate Bush
14 30  3 BACK TO THE SIXTIES-Tight Fit
15 20  5 WALK RIGHT NOW-Jacksons
16  8  7 WORDY RAPPINGHOOD-Tom Tom Club
17 14 10 YOU MIGHT NEED SOMEBODY-Randy Crawford
18 12  8 NO WOMAN NO CRY-Bob Marley
19  6  4 MOTORHEAD (LIVE)-Motorhead
20 18  3 NEVER SURRENDER-Saxon

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:AUGUST 2,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  3 GREEN DOOR-Shakin Stevens
 2  4  3 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Stevie Wonder
 3  7  3 HOOKED ON CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 4  3  4 CHANT NO. 1-Spandau Ballet
 5  2  8 GHOST TOWN-Specials
 6  6  7 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
 7 15  6 WALK RIGHT NOW-Jacksons
 8 11  7 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY-Sheena Easton
 9  5  6 STARS ON 45 VOL. 2-Stars On 45
10 14  4 BACK TO THE SIXTIES Tight Fit
11 12  9 NEW LIFE-Depeche Mode
12 10 10 DANCING ON THE FLOOR-Third World
13  8 13 BODY TALK-Imagination
14  9  4 LAY ALL YOUR LOVE ON ME-Abba
15 23  3 GIRLS ON FILM-Duran Duran
16 24  5 SHOW ME-Dexy's Midnight Runners
17 35  2 WATER ON GLASS-Kim Wilde
18 13  5 SAT IN YOUR LAP-Kate Bush
19 40  2 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra
20 25 26 BEACH BOY GOLD-Gidea Park

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:AUGUST 9,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  4 GREEN DOOR-Shakin Stevens
 2  3  4 HOOKED ON CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 3  2  4 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Stevie Wonder
 4 10  5 BACK TO THE SIXTIES-Tight Fit
 5  4  5 CHANT NO.1-Spandau Ballet
 6 15  4 GIRLS ON FILM-Duran Duran
 7 29  2 LOVE ACTION-Human League
 8  7  7 WALK RIGHT NOW-Jacksons
 9 19  3 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electic Light Orchestra
10  8  8 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY-Sheena Easton
11 20 27 BEACH BOY GOLD-Gidea Park
12  5  9 GHOST TOWN-Specials
13 17  3 WATER ON GLASS-Kim Wilde
14 27  4 CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW-Lobo
15 11 10 NEW LIFE-Depeche Mode
16  6  8 CAN CAN-Bad Manners
17 12 11 DANCING ON THE FLOOR-Third World
18 16  6 SHOW ME Dexy's-Midnight Runners
19 60  2 JAPANESE BOY-Aneka
20 13 14 BODY TALK-Imagination

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:AUGUST 16,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 GREEN DOOR-Shakin Stevens
 2  2  5 HOOKED ON CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 3  7  3 LOVE ACTION-Human League
 4 19  3 JAPANESE BOY-Aneka
 5  6  5 GIRLS ON FILM-Duran Duran
 6  9  4 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra
 7  3  5 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Stevie Wonder
 8  4  6 BACK TO THE SIXTIES-Tight Fit
 9 26  4 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
10 14  5 CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW-Lobo
11 13  4 WATER ON GLASS-Kim Wilde
12  5  6 CHANT NO.1-Spandau Ballet
13 11  7 BEACH BOY GOLD-Gidea Park
14 22 12 SI SI JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR-Billy Wyman
15 10  9 FOR YOUR EYES ONLY-Sheena Easton
16 23  3 ONE IN TEN-UB40
17  8  8 WALK RIGHT NOW-Jacksons
18 15 11 NEW LIFE-Depeche Mode
19 25  9 TAKE IT ON THE RUN-REO Speedwagon
20 21  4 WUNDERBAR-Tenpole Tudor

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:AUGUST 23,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  4  6 JAPANESE BOY-Aneka
 2  9  5 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
 3  2  6 HOOKED ON CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 4  1  6 GREEN DOOR-Shakin' Stevens
 5  6  5 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra
 6  3  4 LOVE ACTION-Human League
 7  5  6 GIRLS ON FILM-Duran Duran
 8 10  6 CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW-Lobo
 9  8  7 BACK TO THE SIXTIES-Tight Fit
10 16  4 ONE IN TEN-UB40
11  7  6 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Stevie Wonder
12 27  2 ABACAB-Genesis
13 11  5 WATER ON GLASS-Kim Wilde
14 13  8 BEACH BOY GOLD-Gidea Park
15  -  1 SHE'S GOT CLAWS-Gary Numan
16 20  5 WUNDERBAR-Tenpole Tudor
17 14 13 SI SI JE SUIS UN ROCK STAR-Bill Wyman
18 21  5 STARTRAX DISCO CLUB-Various Artists
19 37  2 THE THIN WALL-Ultravox
20 12  7 CHANT NO.1-Spandau Ballet

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:AUGUST 30,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  6 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
 2  1  7 JAPANESE BOY-Aneka
 3  6  5 LOVE ACTION-Human League
 4  5  6 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra
 5  3  7 HOOKED ON CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
 6 15  2 SHE'S GOT CLAWS-Gary Numan
 7 10  5 ONE IN TEN-UB40
 8  4  7 GREEN DOOR-Shakin' Stevens
 9 12  3 ABACAB-Genesis
10  8  7 CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW-Lobo
11 27  2 WIRED FOR SOUND-Cliff Richard
12  7  7 GIRLS ON FILM-Duran Duran
13 28  2 START ME UP-Rolling Stones
14 19  3 THE THIN WALL-Ultravox
15 26  4 CHEMISTRY-Nolans
16 29  4 EVERBODY SALSA-Modern Romance
17 16  6 WUNDERBAR-Tenpole Tudor
18  9  8 BACK TO THE SIXTIES-Tight Fit
19 11  7 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Stevie Wonder
20 22  5 RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA-Randy Crawford

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:SEPTEMBER 6,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  7 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
 2  -  1 PRINCE CHARMING-Adam & The Ants
 3  2  6 JAPANESE BOY-Aneka
 4 11  2 WIRED FOR SOUND-Cliff Richard
 5  4  7 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra
 6  3  6 LOVE ACTION-Human League
 7 13  2 START ME UP-Rolling Stones
 8 23  2 SOUVENIR-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 9  7  6 ONE IN TEN-UB40
10  6  2 SHE'S GOT CLAWS-Gary Numan
11 28  2 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan
12 16  5 EVERYBODY SALSA-Modern Romance
13  9  4 ABACAB-Genesis
14 14  4 THE THIN WALL-Ultravox
15  5  8 HOOKED ON CLASSICS-Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
16 29  4 SLOW HAND-Pointer Sisters
17 10  8 CARIBBEAN DISCO SHOW-Lobo
18 20  6 RAINY NIGHT IN GEORGIA-Randy Crawford
19 12  8 GIRLS ON FILM-Duran Duran
20 15  5 CHEMISTRY-Nolans

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:SEPTEMBER 13,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  2 PRINCE CHARMING-Adam & The Ants
 2  1  8 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
 3  8  4 SOUVENIR-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 4 11  4 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan
 5  4  4 WIRED FOR SOUND-Cliff Richard
 6  3  7 JAPANESE BOY-Aneka
 7  5  8 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra
 8 26  3 PRETEND-Alvin Stardust
 9  7  4 START ME UP-Rolling Stones
10  6  7 LOVE ACTION-Human League
11 16  5 SLOW HAND-Pointer Sisters
12  9  7 ONE IN TEN-UB40
13 39  2 ENDLESS LOVE-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
14 12  6 EVERYBODY SALSA-Modern Romance
15 14  5 THE THIN WALL-Ultravox
16 10  4 SHE'S GOT CLAWS-Gary Numan
17 23  7 YOU'LL NEVER KNOW-Hi-Gloss
18 13  5 ABACAB-Genesis
19 33  3 SO THIS IS ROMANCE-Linx
20 22  6 ONE OF THESE NIGHTS-Buck's Fizz

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:SEPTEMBER 20,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  3 PRINCE CHARMING-Adam & The Ants
 2  2  9 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
 3  4  5 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan
 4  3  5 SOUVENIR-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 5  8  4 PRETEND-Alvin Stardust
 6  5  5 WIRED FOR SOUND-Cliff Richard
 7 13  3 ENDLESS LOVE-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
 8 25  3 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
 9  -  1 INVISIBLE SUN-Police
10 11  6 SLOW HAND-Pointer Sisters
11 30  3 UNDER YOUR THUMB-Godley & Creme
12 17  8 YOU'LL NEVER KNOW-Hi-Gloss
13  6  8 JAPANESE BOY-Aneka
14  7  9 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra
15 10  8 LOVE ACTION-Human League
16  9  5 START ME UP-Rolling Stones
17 23  2 STARS ON 45 VOL. 3-Stars On 45
18 19  4 SO THIS IS ROMANCE-Linx
19 24  7 HAND HELD IN BLACK & WHITE-Dollar
20 20  7 ONE OF THOSE NIGHTS-Buck's Fizz

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:SEPTEMBER 27,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  4 PRINCE CHARMING-Adam & The Ants
 2  9  2 INVISIBLE SUN-Police
 3  3  7 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan
 4  5  5 PRETEND-Alvin Stardust
 5  4  6 SOUVENIR-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 6 11  4 UNDER YOUR THUMB-Godley & Creme
 7  8  4 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
 8  2 10 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
 9  7  4 ENDLESS LOVE-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
10 22  2 SHUT UP-Madness
11 10  7 SLOW HAND-Pointer Sisters
12 24  3 JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH-Depeche Mode
13 12  9 YOU'LL NEVER KNOW-Hi-Gloss
14  6  6 WIRED FOR SOUND-Cliff Richard
15 18  5 SO THIS IS ROMANCE-Linx
16 21  5 IN & OUT OF LOVE-Imagination
17 36  3 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
18 17  3 STARS ON 45 VOL. 3-Stars On 45
19 19  8 HAND HELD IN BLACK & WHITE-Dollar
20 14 10 HOLD ON TIGHT-Electric Light Orchestra

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:OCTOBER 4,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 PRINCE CHARMING-Adam & The Ants
 2  7  5 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
 3  2  3 INVISIBLE SUN-Police
 4  6  5 UNDER YOUR THUMB-Godley & Creme
 5  3  8 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan
 6  4  6 PRETEND-Alvin Stardust
 7 10  3 SHUT UP-Madness
 8 17  4 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
 9  9  5 ENDLESS LOVE-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
10  5  7 SOUVENIR-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
11 12  4 JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH-Depeche Mode
12  8 11 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell
13 32  2 THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS-Toyah
14 11  8 SLOW HAND-Pointer Sisters
15 13 10 YOU'LL NEVER KNOW-Hi-Gloss
16 30  3 WALKIN' IN THE SUNSHINE-Bad Manners
17 15  6 SO THIS IS ROMANCE-Linx
18 16  6 IN & OUT OF LOVE-Imagination
19 26  4 QUIET LIFE-Japan
20 14  7 WIRED FOR SOUND-Cliff Richard

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:OCTOBER 11,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  8  5 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
 2  2  6 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
 3  4  6 UNDER YOUR THUMB-Godley & Creme
 4  1  6 PRINCE CHARMING-Adam & The Ants
 5 13  3 THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS-Toyah
 6 21  2 OPEN YOUR HEART-Human League
 7  5  8 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan
 8 11  5 JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH-Depeche Mode
 9  3  4 INVISIBLE SUN-Police
10 16  4 WALKIN' IN THE SUNSHINE-Bad Manners
11 40  2 IT'S RAINING-Shakin' Stevens
12  7  4 SHUT UP-Madness
13  9  6 ENDLESS LOVE-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
14 23  3 GOOD YEAR FOR THE ROSES-Elvis Costello
15  6  7 PRETEND-Alvin Stardust
16 28  4 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Altered Images
17 10  8 SOUVENIR-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
18  -  1 O SUPERMAN-Laurie Anderson
19 19  5 QUIET LIFE-Japan
20 12 12 TAINTED LOVE-Soft Cell

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:OCTOBER 18,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  6 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
 2 18  2 O SUPERMAN-Laurie Anderson
 3  2  7 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
 4  5  4 THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS-Toyah
 5 16  5 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Altered Images
 6  6  3 OPEN YOUR HEART-Human League
 7  -  1 ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS-Jam
 8  3  7 UNDER YOUR THUMB-Godley & Creme
 9 14  4 GOOD YEAR FOR THE ROSES-Elvis Costello
10 11  3 IT'S RAINING-Shakin' Stevens
11 10  5 WALKIN' IN THE SUNSHINE-Bad Manners
12  8  6 JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH-Depeche Mode
13  7  9 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan
14  4  7 PRINCE CHARMING-Adam & The Ants
15 12  5 SHUT UP-Madness
16 21  5 LET'S HANG ON-Barry Manilow
17 13  7 ENDLESS LOVE-Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
18 36  2 HOLD ME-B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell
19 31  3 LABELLED WITH LOVE-Squeeze
20 15  8 PRETEND-Alvin Stardust

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:OCTOBER 25,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  7 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
 2  5  6 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Altered Images
 3  2  3 O SUPERMAN-Laurie Anderson
 4  7  2 ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS-Jam
 5  3  8 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
 6 27  2 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC-Police
 7  4  5 THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS-Toyah
 8  9  5 GOOD YEAR FOR THE ROSES-Elvis Costello
 9 19  4 LABELLED WITH LOVE-Squeeze
10 10  4 IT'S RAINING-Shakin' Stevens
11  6  4 OPEN YOUR HEART-Human League
12 16  6 LET'S HANG ON-Barry Manilow
13 18  3 HOLD ME-B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell
14 29  3 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL-Four Tops
15  8  8 UNDER YOUR THUMB-Godley & Creme
16 11  6 WALKIN' IN THE SUNSHINE-Bad Manners
17 12  7 JUST CAN'T GET ENOUGH-Depeche Mode
18 28  3 TONIGHT I'M YOURS-Rod Stewart
19 15  6 SHUT UP-Madness
20 13 10 HANDS UP (GIVE ME YOUR HEART)-Ottowan

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:NOVEMBER 1,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  8 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
 2 25  7 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Altered Images
 3  6  3 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC-Police
 4  9  5 LABELLED WITH LOVE-Squeeze
 5 14  4 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL-Four Tops
 6  8  6 GOOD YEAR FOR THE ROSES-Elvis Costello
 7 21  3 JOAN OF ARC-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 8  4  3 ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS-Jam
 9  5  9 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
10 11  5 OPEN YOUR HEART-Human League
11 13  4 HOLD ME-B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell
12 12  7 LET'S HANG ON-Barry Manilow
13 18  4 TONIGHT I'M YOURS-Rod Stewart
14 10  5 IT'S RAINING-Shakin' Stevens
15  3  4 O SUPERMAN-Laurie Anderson
16  7  6 THUNDER IN THE MOUNTAINS-Toyah
17 22  5 WHEN YOU WERE SWEET SIXTEEN-Fureys & Davy Arthur
18 29  5 PHYSICAL-Olivia Newton-John
19 40 11 FAVOURITE SHIRTS-Haircut 100
20 15  7 WALKIN' IN THE SUNSHINE-Bad Manners

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:NOVEMBER 8,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  3  4 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC-Police
 2  2  8 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Altered Images
 3  5  5 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL-Four Tops
 4  4  6 LABELLED WITH LOVE-Squeeze
 5  7  4 JOAN OF ARC-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 6  1  9 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
 7 21  4 BEGIN THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
 8  -  1 UNDER PRESSURE-Queen & David Bowie
 9 19  4 FAVOURITE SHIRTS-Haircut 100
10 13  5 TONIGHT I'M YOURS-Rod Stewart
11 18  6 PHYSICAL-Olivia Newton-John
12  8  7 GOOD YEAR FOR THE ROSES-Elvis Costello
13 11  5 HOLD ME-B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell
14 17  6 WHEN YOU WERE SWEET SIXTEEN-Fureys & Davey Arthur
15 10  6 OPEN YOUR HEART-Human League
16  9 10 BIRDIE SONG-Tweets
17 12  8 LET'S HANG ON-Barry Manilow
18 14  6 IT'S RAINING-Shakin' Stevens
19  8  4 ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS-Jam
20 37  2 LET'S GROOVE-Earth Wind & Fire

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:NOVEMBER 15,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  8  2 UNDER PRESSURE-Queen & David Bowie
 2  1  4 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC-Police
 3  7  5 BEGIN THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
 4  9  5 FAVOURITE SHIRTS-Haircut 100
 5  5  5 JOAN OF ARC-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 6  3  6 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL-Four Tops
 7 11  7 PHYSICAL-Olivia Newton-John
 8 10  6 TONIGHT I'M YOURS-Rod Stewart
 9 20  3 LET'S GROOVE-Earth Wind & Fire
10  4  7 LABELLED WITH LOVE-Squeeze
11  2  9 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Altered Images
12 29  2 I GO TO SLEEP-Pretenders
13 28  2 BEDSITTER-Soft Cell
14 14  7 WHEN YOU WERE SWEET SIXTEEN-Fureys & Davy Arthur
15  6 10 IT'S MY PARTY-Dave Stewart & Barbara Gaskin
16 12  8 GOOD YEAR FOR THE ROSES-Elvis Costello
17 23  3 AY AY AY MOOSY-Modern Romance
18 25  4 STEPPIN' OUT-Kool & The Gang
19 22  3 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-Diana Ross
20 13  6 HOLD ME-B.A. Robertson & Maggie Bell

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:NOVEMBER 22,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  3 UNDER PRESSURE-Queen & David Bowie
 2  3 23 BEGIN THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
 3  9  4 LET'S GROOVE-Earth Wind & Fire
 4  4  6 FAVOURITE SHIRTS-Haircut 100
 5 13  3 BEDSITTER-Soft Cell
 6  5  6 JOAN OF ARC-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
 7 19  4 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-Diana Ross
 8  7  8 PHYSICAL-Olivia Newton-John
 9  2  5 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES IS MAGIC-Police
10 12  3 I GO TO SLEEP-Pretenders
11  8  7 TONIGHT I'M YOURS-Rod Stewart
12 17  4 AY AY AY MOOSEY-Modern Romance
13  6  7 WHEN SHE WAS MY GIRL-Four Tops
14 18  5 STEPPIN' OUT-Kool & The Gang
15 37  2 DADDY'S HOME-Cliff Richard
16 11 10 HAPPY BIRTHDAY-Altered Images
17 10  8 LABELLED WITH LOVE-Squeeze
18 23  4 THE VOICE-Ultravox
19 26  5 TEARS ARE NOT ENOUGH-ABC
20 14  8 WHEN YOU WERE SWEET SIXTEEN-Fureys & Davy Arthur

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:NOVEMBER 29,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  2  7 BEGIN THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
 2  1  4 UNDER PRESSURE-Queen & David Bowie
 3  3  5 LET'S GROOVE-Earth Wind & Fire
 4  5  4 BEDSITTER-Soft Cell
 5  7  5 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-Diana Ross
 6 15  3 DADDY'S HOME-Cliff Richard
 7 10  4 I GO TO SLEEP-Pretenders
 8  4  7 FAVOURITE SHIRTS-Haircut 100
 9  -  1 DON'T YOU WANT ME-Human League
10 12  5 AY AY AY AY MOOSEY-Modern Romance
11  8  9 PHYSICAL-Olivia Newton-John
12 14  6 STEPPIN' OUT-Kool & The Gang
13  6  7 JOAN OF ARC-Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
14 23  2 GOOD MORNING UNIVERSE-Toyah
15 11  8 TONIGHT I'M YOURS-Rod Stewart
16 18  5 THE VOICE-Ultravox
17  9  7 EVERY LITTLE THING SHE DOES MAGIC-Police
18 24  4 CAMBODIA-Kim Wilde
19 19  6 TEARS ARE NOT ENOUGH-ABC
20 21  5 THE LUNATICS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE ASYLUM-Fun Boy Three

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:DECEMBER 6,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  9  2 DON'T YOU WANT ME-Human League
 2  6  4 DADDY'S HOME-Cliff Richard
 3  1  8 BEGIN THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
 4  5  6 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-Diana Ross
 5  3  6 LET'S GROOVE-Earth Wind & Fire
 6  4  5 BEDSITTER-Soft Cell
 7 24  2 IT MUST BE LOVE-Madness
 8  2  5 UNDER PRESSURE-Queen & David Bowie
 9  -  1 ANT RAP-Adam & The Ants
10 21  4 WEDDING BELLS-Godley & Creme
11  -  1 ONE OF US-Abba
12 18  5 CAMBODIA-Kim Wilde
13  7  5 I GO TO SLEEP-Pretenders
14 14 10 GOOD MORNING UNIVERSE-Toyah
15 10  6 AY AY AY AY MOOSEY-Modern Romance
16 23  5 FLASHBACK-Imagination
17 27  3 ROCK N ROLL-Status Quo
18 12  7 STEPPIN' OUT-Kool & The Gang
19 11 10 PHYSICAL-Olivia Newton-John
20 20  6 THE LUNATICS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE ASYLUM-Funboy Three

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:DECEMBER 13,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  3 DON'T YOU WANT ME-Human League
 2  3  5 DADDY'S HOME-Cliff Richard
 3 11  2 ONE OF US-Abba
 4  9  2 ANT RAP-Adam & The Ants
 5  7  3 IT MUST BE LOVE-Madness
 6  3  9 BEGINE THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
 7  4  7 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-Diana Ross
 8 10  5 WEDDING BELLS-Godley & Creme
 9  6  6 BEDSITTER-Soft Cell
10 24  4 THE LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE-Buck's Fizz
11  5  7 LET'S GROOVE-Earth Wind & Fire
12 17  4 ROCK N ROLL-Status Quo
13 28  2 SPIRITS IN THE MATERIAL WORLD-Police
14 22  4 MY OWN WAY-Duran Duran
15 12  6 CAMBODIA-Kim Wilde
16  8  6 UNDER PRESSURE-Queen & Davis Bowie
17 13  6 I GO TO SLEEP-Pretenders
18 16  6 FLASHBACK-Imagination
19 26  6 MIRROR MIRROR-Dollar
20 20  7 THE LUNATICS HAVE TAKEN OVER THE ASYLUM-Funboy Three

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:DECEMBER 20,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  4 DON'T YOU WANT ME-Human League
 2  2  6 DADDY'S HOME-Cliff Richard
 3  3  3 ONE OF US-Abba
 4  4  3 ANT RAP-Adam & The Ants
 5 10  5 THE LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE-Buck's Fizz
 6  5  4 IT MUST BE LOVE-Madness
 7  8  6 WEDDING BELLS-Godley & Creme
 8 12  8 ROCK N ROLL-Status Quo
 9 19  7 MIRROR MIRROR-Dollar
10 26  3 I'LL FIND MY WAY HOME-Jon & Vangelis
11 23  3 YOUNG TURKS-Rod Stewart
12 13  3 SPIRITS IN THE MATERIAL WORLD-Police
13  7  8 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-Diana Ross
14  6 10 BEGIN THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
15 14  5 MY OWN WAY-Duran Duran
16  9  7 BEDSITTER-Soft Cell
17 15  7 CAMBODIA-Kim Wilde
18 40  3 HOKEY COKEY-Snowmen
19 30  3 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU-Foreigner
20 29  3 I COULD BE HAPPY-Altered Images

UNITED KINGDOM SINGLES CHART FOR:DECEMBER 27,1981
TW LW Wks Title Artist
 1  1  5 DON'T YOU WANT ME-Human League
 2  2  7 DADDY'S HOME-Cliff Richard
 3  3  4 ONE OF US-Abba
 4  4  4 ANT RAP-Adam & The Ants
 5  5  6 THE LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE-Buck's Fizz
 6  6  5 IT MUST BE LOVE-Madness
 7  7  7 WEDDING BELLS-Godley & Creme
 8  8  9 ROCK N ROLL-Status Quo
 9  9  8 MIRROR MIRROR-Dollar
10 10  4 I'LL FIND MY WAY HOME-Jon & Vangelis
11 11  4 YOUNG TURKS-Rod Stewart
12 12  4 SPIRITS IN THE MATERIAL WORLD-Police
13 13  9 WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE-Diana Ross
14 14 11 BEGIN THE BEGUINE-Julio Iglesias
15 15  6 MY OWN WAY-Duran Duran
16 16  8 BEDSITTER-Soft Cell
17 17  8 CAMBODIA-Kim Wilde
18 18  4 HOKEY COKEY-Snowmen
19 19  4 WAITING FOR A GIRL LIKE YOU-Foreigner
20 20  4 I COULD BE HAPPY-Altered Images
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TRIVIA
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The most influential Artist in the past 25 years