Tag: Billboard Top Songs of the 80s


This Day In 80s Music, December 19th

On this day in 1981: Olivia Newton-John was enjoying her 5th consecutive week at #1 on the U.S. singles chart. This would only be the halfway point, as she would retain the #1 position for another 5 weeks (a total of 10) making it the longest running #1 song of the entire 80s decade in […]


This Day In Music, May 13th

On this day back in 1981: Kim Carnes was enjoying her first week at the top spot on the U.S. singles chart with ‘Bette Davis Eyes.’ The song would spend five consecutive weeks at #1, giving up the top spot to Stars on 45 and their ‘oldies’ medley in late June. ‘Bette Davis Eyes’ would […]