US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 5, 1987

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

1 2 HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH –•– Belinda Carlisle – 11 (1)
2 1 (I’VE HAD) THE TIME OF MY LIFE –•– Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – 11 (1)
3 5 FAITH –•– George Michael – 7 (3)
4 4 SHOULD’VE KNOWN BETTER –•– Richard Marx – 11 (4)
5 11 IS THIS LOVE –•– Whitesnake – 7 (5)
6 10 SHAKE YOUR LOVE –•– Debbie Gibson – 10 (6)
7 8 WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Sting – 9 (7)
8 16 SO EMOTIONAL –•– Whitney Houston – 6 (8)
9 12 THE ONE I LOVE –•– R.E.M. – 12 (9)
10 14 DON’T YOU WANT ME –•– Jody Watley – 10 (10)

11 19 GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU –•– George Harrison – 7 (11)
12 17 CATCH ME (I’M FALLING) –•– Pretty Poison – 11 (12)
13 3 MONY MONY –•– Billy Idol – 14 (1)
14 20 VALERIE –•– Steve Winwood – 13 (14)
15 18 HOUR GLASS –•– Squeeze – 12 (15)
16 7 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tiffany – 15 (1)
17 9 I’VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE –•– Cutting Crew – 14 (9)
18 22 DUDE (LOOKS LIKE A LADY) –•– Aerosmith – 10 (18)
19 21 SKELETONS –•– Stevie Wonder – 8 (19)
20 27 CHERRY BOMB –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 7 (20)

21 26 TELL IT TO MY HEART –•– Taylor Dayne – 9 (21)
22 15 I WON’T FORGET YOU –•– Poison – 14 (13)
23 24 I DO YOU –•– The Jets – 8 (23)
24 25 THAT’S WHAT LOVE IS ALL ABOUT –•– Michael Bolton – 14 (24)
25 29 NEED YOU TONIGHT –•– INXS – 7 (25)
26 6 BRILLIANT DISGUISE –•– Bruce Springsteen – 10 (5)
27 33 CANDLE IN THE WIND –•– Elton John – 5 (27)
28 31 ANIMAL –•– Def Leppard – 9 (28)
29 35 THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL –•– Michael Jackson – 3 (29)
30 13 BREAKOUT –•– Swing Out Sister – 17 (6)

31 34 THERE’S THE GIRL –•– Heart – 5 (31)
32 23 LITTLE LIES –•– Fleetwood Mac – 15 (4)
33 44 HAZY SHADE OF WINTER –•– Bangles – 4 (33)
34 40 POWER OF LOVE –•– Laura Branigan – 7 (34)
35 41 CRAZY –•– Icehouse – 8 (35)
36 30 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Yes – 10 (30)
37 45 I COULD NEVER TAKE THE PLACE OF YOUR MAN –•– Prince – 4 (37)
38 42 I DON’T MIND AT ALL –•– Bourgeois Tagg – 9 (38)
39 57 SEASONS CHANGE –•– Expose – 2 (39)
40 43 TRUE FAITH –•– New Order – 7 (40)

THIS WEEKS DROPS

46 28 IT’S A SIN –•– Pet Shop Boys – 14 (9)
47 32 CAUSING A COMMOTION –•– Madonna – 13 (2)
50 38 LET ME BE THE ONE –•– Expose – 17 (7)
55 37 BAD –•– Michael Jackson – 12 (1)
61 36 COME ON, LET’S GO –•– Los Lobos – 13 (21)
73 39 WHERE THE STREETS HAVE NO NAME –•– U2 – 13 (13)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 I WANT TO BE YOUR MAN –•– Roger – 4 (41)
42 47 MOTORTOWN –•– The Kane Gang – 8 (42)
43 51 HUNGRY EYES –•– Eric Carmen – 5 (43)
44 49 JUST LIKE HEAVEN –•– The Cure – 9 (44)
45 52 I LIVE FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole – 5 (45)
48 56 POP GOES THE WORLD –•– Men Without Hats – 6 (48)
49 58 DON’T SHED A TEAR –•– Paul Carrack – 4 (49)

THIS WEEKS DEBUTS

57 — TUNNEL OF LOVE –•– Bruce Springsteen – 1 (57)
59 — SAY YOU WILL –•– Foreigner – 1 (59)
84 — IN GOD’S COUNTRY –•– U2 – 1 (84)
86 — LOVER’S LANE –•– Georgio – 1 (86)
98 — REASON TO LIVE –•– KISS – 1 (98)