US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending May 24, 1986

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TW LW TITLE Artist – Weeks on Chart (Peak Position)

1 1 GREATEST LOVE OF ALL –•– Whitney Houston – 9 (1)
2 5 LIVE TO TELL –•– Madonna – 7 (2)
3 11 ON MY OWN –•– Patti Labelle & Michael McDonald – 10 (3)
4 2 WEST END GIRLS –•– Pet Shop Boys – 13 (1)
5 9 IF YOU LEAVE –•– Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark – 12 (5)
6 4 WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY –•– Janet Jackson – 14 (4)
7 7 TAKE ME HOME –•– Phil Collins – 11 (7)
8 8 BAD BOY –•– Miami Sound Machine featuring Gloria Estefan – 12 (8)
9 12 I CAN’T WAIT –•– Nu Shooz – 12 (9)
10 14 ALL I NEED IS A MIRACLE –•– Mike + The Mechanics – 10 (10)

11 3 WHY CAN’T THIS BE LOVE –•– Van Halen – 11 (3)
12 13 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– Level 42 – 15 (12)
13 16 BE GOOD TO YOURSELF –•– Journey – 7 (13)
14 15 IS IT LOVE –•– Mr. Mister – 9 (14)
15 6 YOUR LOVE –•– The Outfield – 15 (6)
16 18 MOVE AWAY –•– Culture Club – 8 (16)
17 10 ADDICTED TO LOVE –•– Robert Palmer – 16 (1)
18 21 CRUSH ON YOU –•– The Jets – 7 (18)
19 23 THERE’LL BE SAD SONGS –•– Billy Ocean – 6 (19)
20 25 NOTHIN’ AT ALL –•– Heart – 6 (20)

21 26 A DIFFERENT CORNER –•– George Michael – 5 (21)
22 27 NO ONE IS TO BLAME –•– Howard Jones – 7 (22)
23 20 NEVER AS GOOD AS THE FIRST TIME –•– Sade – 9 (20)
24 22 ROUGH BOY –•– ZZ Top – 9 (22)
25 32 HOLDING BACK THE YEARS –•– Simply Red – 8 (25)
26 28 TOMORROW DOESN’T MATTER TONIGHT –•– Starship – 8 (26)
27 30 MOTHERS TALK –•– Tears For Fears – 7 (27)
28 33 I WANNA BE A COWBOY –•– Boys Don’t Cry – 8 (28)
29 31 ALL THE THINGS SHE SAID –•– Simple Minds – 8 (29)
30 17 KISS –•– Prince & The Revolution – 14 (1)

31 37 RAIN ON THE SCARECROW –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 5 (31)
32 40 WHO’S JOHNNY –•– El DeBarge – 5 (32)
33 38 VIENNA CALLING –•– Falco – 5 (33)
34 19 HARLEM SHUFFLE –•– Rolling Stones – 11 (5)
35 44 TUFF ENUFF –•– Fabulous Thunderbirds – 6 (35)
36 24 AMERICAN STORM –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – 11 (13)
37 46 LIKE NO OTHER NIGHT –•– .38 Special – 4 (37)
38 41 WHERE DO THE CHILDREN GO –•– The Hooters – 8 (38)
39 49 YOUR WILDEST DREAMS –•– Moody Blues – 6 (39)
40 29 MANIC MONDAY –•– The Bangles – 18 (2)

THIS WEEKS DROPS

44 34 STICK AROUND –•– Julian Lennon – 10 (32)
45 36 ROCK ME AMADEUS –•– Falco – 16 (1)
46 35 LET’S GO ALL THE WAY –•– Sly Fox – 22 (7)
60 39 WHAT YOU NEED –•– INXS – 19 (5)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 THE LOVE PARADE –•– Dream Academy – 6 (41)
42 45 PRETTY IN PINK –•– Psychedelic Furs – 7 (42)
43 53 WHEN THE HEART RULES THE MIND –•– GTR – 3 (43)
47 54 OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT –•– The Models – 5 (47)
49 60 DANGER ZONE –•– Kenny Loggins – 3 (49)
50 63 IF SHE KNEW WHAT SHE WANTS –•– The Bangles – 3 (50)

THIS WEEKS DEBUTS

55 — DREAMS –•– Van Halen – 1 (55)
56 — LIKE A ROCK –•– Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band – 1 (56)
58 — MOUNTAINS –•– Prince & The Revolution – 1 (58)
77 — SECRET SEPARATION –•– The Fixx – 1 (77)
83 — HEADED FOR THE FUTURE –•– Neil Diamond – 1 (83)
84 — YOU SHOULD BE MINE (THE WOO WOO SONG) –•– Jeffrey Osborne – 1 (84)
85 — ONE STEP CLOSER TO YOU –•– Gavin Christopher – 1 (85)
90 — FEMALE INTUITION –•– Mai Tai – 1 (90)
93 — DIVIDED HEARTS –•– Kim Carnes – 1 (93)