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1987 Pop Top 100 Songs
the top songs of 1987 in order

1987 Number One Rock Songs
calendar of rock number one songs

1987 Rock Top 100 Songs
biggest songs of 1987 in rock

1987 One Hit Wonders
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Number One Song Calendars
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Tunecaster's Number One Song Calendar pages show all of the number one songs since late 1959 to the present. This is the 1987 Number One Song Calendar page. For other years besides 1987, click a link on the year grid above. For rock music, visit the Number One Song Calendar Home Page where there are rock number one song calendars from 1980. There are also top 100 songs for years at the Top Songs Of The Years Home Page for pop from 1960 and rock from 1980.

     

1987 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1987 on any date? ...
when you were born ... graduated ... married ...

The 1987 Number One Song Calendar has the answer, from 1960 to present, all the number one songs in Tune Timeline order

red # = rock chart    blue # = pop chart
     
  1. Shake You Down

     
    12-27-86
     
       
     
    Shake You Down by Gregory Abbott listen
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  2. C'est La Vie

     
    1-10-87
     
       
     
    C'est La Vie by Robbie Nevil listen
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  3. At This Moment

     
    1-17-87
     
       
     
    At This Moment by Billy Vera & The Beaters listen
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  4. Open Your Heart

     
    1-31-87
     
       
     
    Open Your Heart by Madonna listen
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  5. Livin' On A Prayer

     
    2-07-87
     
       
     
    Livin' On A Prayer by Bon Jovi listen
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  6. Jacob's Ladder

     
    2-28-87
     
       
     
    Jacob's Ladder by Huey Lewis And The News listen
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  7.  
    3-07-87
     
       
     
    Somewhere Out There by Linda Ronstadt And James Ingram listen
    Somewhere Out There by Linda Ronstadt And James Ingram listen
     
     
     
  8. Let's Wait Awhile

     
    3-14-87
     
       
     
    Let's Wait Awhile by Janet Jackson listen
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  9.  
    3-21-87
     
       
     
    Lean On Me by Club Nouveau listen
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  10. Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now

     
    4-04-87
     
       
     
    Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now by Starship listen
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  11. I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)

     
    4-11-87
     
       
     
    I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) by Aretha Franklin And George Michael listen
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  12. Don't Dream It's Over

     
    4-18-87
     
       
     
    Don't Dream It's Over by Crowded House listen
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  13. Looking For A New Love

     
    4-25-87
     
       
     
    Looking For A New Love by Jody Watley listen
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  14. (I Just) Died In Your Arms

     
    5-02-87
     
       
     
    (I Just) Died In Your Arms by Cutting Crew listen
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  15. La Isla Bonita

     
    5-16-87
     
       
     
    La Isla Bonita by Madonna listen
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  16. With Or Without You

     
    5-23-87
     
       
     
    With Or Without You by U2 listen
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  17.  
    5-30-87
     
       
     
    You Keep Me Hangin' On by Kim Wilde listen
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  18. Head To Toe

     
    6-13-87
     
       
     
    Head To Toe by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam listen
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  19. Always

     
    6-20-87
     
       
     
    Always by Atlantic Starr listen
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  20. I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)

     
    6-27-87
     
       
     
    I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) by Whitney Houston listen
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  21. Alone

     
    7-04-87
     
       
     
    Alone by Heart listen
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  22. Shakedown

     
    7-18-87
     
       
     
    Shakedown by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band listen
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  23. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

     
    7-25-87
     
       
     
    I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For by U2 listen
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  24. Luka

     
    8-08-87
     
       
     
    Luka by Suzanne Vega listen
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  25. Who's That Girl

     
    8-15-87
     
       
     
    Who's That Girl by Madonna listen
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  26.  
    8-22-87
     
       
     
    La Bamba by Los Lobos listen
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  27.  
    9-05-87
     
       
     
    Can't We Try by Dan Hill with Vonda Shepard listen
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  28.  
    9-12-87
     
       
     
    I Just Can't Stop Loving You by Michael Jackson listen
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  29. Didn't We Almost Have It All

     
    9-19-87
     
       
     
    Didn't We Almost Have It All by Whitney Houston listen
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  30. Here I Go Again

     
    9-26-87
     
       
     
    Here I Go Again by Whitesnake listen
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  31. Lost In Emotion

     
    10-03-87
     
       
     
    Lost In Emotion by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam listen
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  32.  
    10-10-87
     
       
     
    Bad by Michael Jackson listen
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  33. Causing A Commotion

     
    10-24-87
     
       
     
    Causing A Commotion by Madonna listen
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  34. Mony Mony

     
    10-31-87
     
       
     
    Mony Mony by Billy Idol listen
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  35.  
    11-07-87
     
       
     
    I Think We're Alone Now by Tiffany listen
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  36. Heaven Is A Place On Earth

     
    11-21-87
     
       
     
    Heaven Is A Place On Earth by Belinda Carlisle listen
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  37. Faith

     
    11-28-87
     
       
     
    Faith by George Michael listen
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  38. So Emotional

     
    12-19-87
     
       
     
    So Emotional by Whitney Houston listen
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  39.  
    12-26-87
     
       
     
    The Way You Make Me Feel by Michael Jackson listen
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