US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 12, 1987

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

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

11 12 CATCH ME (I’M FALLING) –•– Pretty Poison – 12 (11)
12 9 THE ONE I LOVE –•– R.E.M. – 13 (9)
13 14 VALERIE –•– Steve Winwood – 14 (13)
14 18 DUDE (LOOKS LIKE A LADY) –•– Aerosmith – 11 (14)
15 21 TELL IT TO MY HEART –•– Taylor Dayne – 10 (15)
16 20 CHERRY BOMB –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 8 (16)
17 29 THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL –•– Michael Jackson – 4 (17)
18 25 NEED YOU TONIGHT –•– INXS – 8 (18)
19 24 THAT’S WHAT LOVE IS ALL ABOUT –•– Michael Bolton – 15 (19)
20 23 I DO YOU –•– The Jets – 9 (20)

21 19 SKELETONS –•– Stevie Wonder – 9 (19)
22 27 CANDLE IN THE WIND –•– Elton John – 6 (22)
23 16 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tiffany – 16 (1)
24 28 ANIMAL –•– Def Leppard – 10 (24)
25 13 MONY MONY –•– Billy Idol – 15 (1)
26 15 HOUR GLASS –•– Squeeze – 13 (15)
27 31 THERE’S THE GIRL –•– Heart – 6 (27)
28 33 HAZY SHADE OF WINTER –•– Bangles – 5 (28)
29 17 I’VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE –•– Cutting Crew – 15 (9)
30 35 CRAZY –•– Icehouse – 9 (30)

31 34 POWER OF LOVE –•– Laura Branigan – 8 (31)
32 37 I COULD NEVER TAKE THE PLACE OF YOUR MAN –•– Prince – 5 (32)
33 39 SEASONS CHANGE –•– Expose – 3 (33)
34 22 I WON’T FORGET YOU –•– Poison – 15 (13)
35 41 I WANT TO BE YOUR MAN –•– Roger – 5 (35)
36 43 HUNGRY EYES –•– Eric Carmen – 6 (36)
37 40 TRUE FAITH –•– New Order – 8 (37)
38 52 COULD’VE BEEN –•– Tiffany – 3 (38)
39 38 I DON’T MIND AT ALL –•– Bourgeois Tagg – 10 (38)
40 26 BRILLIANT DISGUISE –•– Bruce Springsteen – 11 (5)

THIS WEEKS DROPS

44 30 BREAKOUT –•– Swing Out Sister – 18 (6)
52 32 LITTLE LIES –•– Fleetwood Mac – 16 (4)
54 36 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Yes – 11 (30)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 MOTORTOWN –•– The Kane Gang – 9 (41)
42 45 I LIVE FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole – 6 (42)
43 44 JUST LIKE HEAVEN –•– The Cure – 10 (43)
45 49 DON’T SHED A TEAR –•– Paul Carrack – 5 (45)
46 48 POP GOES THE WORLD –•– Men Without Hats – 7 (46)
47 57 TUNNEL OF LOVE –•– Bruce Springsteen – 2 (47)
48 53 HONESTLY –•– Stryper – 6 (48)
49 59 SAY YOU WILL –•– Foreigner – 2 (49)
50 54 EVERYWHERE –•– Fleetwood Mac – 3 (50)

THIS WEEKS DEBUTS

60 — WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS? –•– Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield – 1 (60)
88 — NEVER THOUGHT (THAT I COULD LOVE) –•– Dan Hill – 1 (88)
95 — HOT HOT HOT –•– Buster Poindexter & His Banshees Of Blue – 1 (95)