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1987 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1987 on any date... when you were born... graduated... married... The answers for 1987 are below. Find a song for any year since 1960.


Pop Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


red # = rock chartblue # = pop chart

  1 Shake You Down 1   12-27-86  
  Gregory Abbott  
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  2 C'est La Vie 1   1-10-87  
  Robbie Nevil  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  3 At This Moment 1   1-17-87  
  Billy Vera & The Beaters  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  4 Open Your Heart 1   1-31-87  
  Madonna  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  5 Livin' On A Prayer 1 1   2-07-87  
  Bon Jovi  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  6 Jacob's Ladder 12 1   2-28-87  
  Huey Lewis And The News  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  7 Somewhere Out There 1   3-07-87  
  Linda Ronstadt And James Ingram  
    YouTube    

  8 Let's Wait Awhile 1   3-14-87  
  Janet Jackson  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  9 Lean On Me 1   3-21-87  
  Club Nouveau  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  10 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now 18 1   4-04-87  
  Starship  
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  11 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) 1   4-11-87  
  Aretha Franklin And George Michael  
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  12 Don't Dream It's Over 4 1   4-18-87  
  Crowded House  
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  13 Looking For A New Love 1   4-25-87  
  Jody Watley  
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  14 (I Just) Died In Your Arms 4 1   5-02-87  
  Cutting Crew  
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  15 La Isla Bonita 1   5-16-87  
  Madonna  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  16 With Or Without You 1 1   5-23-87  
  U2  
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  17 You Keep Me Hangin' On 1   5-30-87  
  Kim Wilde  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  18 Head To Toe 1   6-13-87  
  Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  19 Always 1   6-20-87  
  Atlantic Starr  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  20 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) 1   6-27-87  
  Whitney Houston  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  21 Alone 1 1   7-04-87  
  Heart  
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  22 Shakedown 1 1   7-18-87  
  Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  23 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 1 1   7-25-87  
  U2  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  24 Luka 5 1   8-08-87  
  Suzanne Vega  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  25 Who's That Girl 1   8-15-87  
  Madonna  
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  26 La Bamba 20 1   8-22-87  
  Los Lobos  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  27 Can't We Try 1   9-05-87  
  Dan Hill with Vonda Shepard  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  28 I Just Can't Stop Loving You 1   9-12-87  
  Michael Jackson  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  29 Didn't We Almost Have It All 1   9-19-87  
  Whitney Houston  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  30 Here I Go Again 2 1   9-26-87  
  Whitesnake  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  31 Lost In Emotion 1   10-03-87  
  Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  32 Bad 1   10-10-87  
  Michael Jackson  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  33 Causing A Commotion 1   10-24-87  
  Madonna  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  34 Mony Mony 13 1   10-31-87  
  Billy Idol  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  35 I Think We're Alone Now 1   11-07-87  
  Tiffany  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  36 Heaven Is A Place On Earth 1   11-21-87  
  Belinda Carlisle  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  37 Faith 1   11-28-87  
  George Michael  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  38 So Emotional 1   12-19-87  
  Whitney Houston  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  39 The Way You Make Me Feel 1   12-26-87  
  Michael Jackson  
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Related Song Features for 1987 Number One Song Calendar


1987 Number One Rock Songs

calendar of rock number one songs

1987 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1987 in order

1987 Rock Top 100 Songs

the top rock songs of 1980 in order

1987 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Number One Song Calendars

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Welcome to the chart archive

Tunecaster's Number One Song Calendar page is where to find all of the number one songs since late 1959 to the present. We can find a song for a birthday, a wedding, graduation, or find a song for that special day if it is after 1959.