US Top 40 Singles For The Week Ending December 19, 1987

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

1 1 FAITH –•– George Michael – 9 (1)
2 5 IS THIS LOVE –•– Whitesnake – 9 (2)
3 7 SO EMOTIONAL –•– Whitney Houston – 8 (3)
4 6 SHAKE YOUR LOVE –•– Debbie Gibson – 12 (4)
5 10 GOT MY MIND SET ON YOU –•– George Harrison – 9 (5)
6 9 DON’T YOU WANT ME –•– Jody Watley – 12 (6)
7 2 HEAVEN IS A PLACE ON EARTH –•– Belinda Carlisle – 13 (1)
8 11 CATCH ME (I’M FALLING) –•– Pretty Poison – 13 (8)
9 13 VALERIE –•– Steve Winwood – 15 (9)
10 8 WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Sting – 11 (7)

11 17 THE WAY YOU MAKE ME FEEL –•– Michael Jackson – 5 (11)
12 3 SHOULD’VE KNOWN BETTER –•– Richard Marx – 13 (3)
13 16 CHERRY BOMB –•– John Cougar Mellencamp – 9 (13)
14 14 DUDE (LOOKS LIKE A LADY) –•– Aerosmith – 12 (14)
15 15 TELL IT TO MY HEART –•– Taylor Dayne – 11 (15)
16 18 NEED YOU TONIGHT –•– INXS – 9 (16)
17 4 (I’VE HAD) THE TIME OF MY LIFE –•– Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes – 13 (1)
18 22 CANDLE IN THE WIND –•– Elton John – 7 (18)
19 19 THAT’S WHAT LOVE IS ALL ABOUT –•– Michael Bolton – 16 (19)
20 28 HAZY SHADE OF WINTER –•– Bangles – 6 (20)

21 24 ANIMAL –•– Def Leppard – 11 (21)
22 27 THERE’S THE GIRL –•– Heart – 7 (22)
23 33 SEASONS CHANGE –•– Expose – 4 (23)
24 38 COULD’VE BEEN –•– Tiffany – 4 (24)
25 12 THE ONE I LOVE –•– R.E.M. – 14 (9)
26 32 I COULD NEVER TAKE THE PLACE OF YOUR MAN –•– Prince – 6 (26)
27 30 CRAZY –•– Icehouse – 10 (27)
28 31 POWER OF LOVE –•– Laura Branigan – 9 (28)
29 20 I DO YOU –•– The Jets – 10 (20)
30 21 SKELETONS –•– Stevie Wonder – 10 (19)

31 35 I WANT TO BE YOUR MAN –•– Roger – 6 (31)
32 36 HUNGRY EYES –•– Eric Carmen – 7 (32)
33 23 I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW –•– Tiffany – 17 (1)
34 37 TRUE FAITH –•– New Order – 9 (34)
35 47 TUNNEL OF LOVE –•– Bruce Springsteen – 3 (35)
36 41 MOTORTOWN –•– The Kane Gang – 10 (36)
37 42 I LIVE FOR YOUR LOVE –•– Natalie Cole – 7 (37)
38 26 HOUR GLASS –•– Squeeze – 14 (15)
39 45 DON’T SHED A TEAR –•– Paul Carrack – 6 (39)
40 46 POP GOES THE WORLD –•– Men Without Hats – 8 (40)

THIS WEEKS DROPS

41 25 MONY MONY –•– Billy Idol – 16 (1)
42 39 I DON’T MIND AT ALL –•– Bourgeois Tagg – 11 (38)
47 29 I’VE BEEN IN LOVE BEFORE –•– Cutting Crew – 16 (9)
54 34 I WON’T FORGET YOU –•– Poison – 16 (13)
62 40 BRILLIANT DISGUISE –•– Bruce Springsteen – 12 (5)

POWER PLAYS

43 49 SAY YOU WILL –•– Foreigner – 3 (43)
44 48 HONESTLY –•– Stryper – 7 (44)
45 50 EVERYWHERE –•– Fleetwood Mac – 4 (45)
46 43 JUST LIKE HEAVEN –•– The Cure – 11 (43)
48 60 WHAT HAVE I DONE TO DESERVE THIS? –•– Pet Shop Boys & Dusty Springfield – 2 (48)
49 53 PUSH IT –•– Salt-N-Pepa – 5 (49)
50 51 (BABY TELL ME) CAN YOU DANCE –•– Shanice Wilson – 7 (50)

THIS WEEKS DEBUTS

71 — NEVER GONNA GIVE YOU UP –•– Rick Astley – 1 (71)
79 — 853-5937 –•– Squeeze – 1 (79)
82 — DEAR MR. JESUS –•– PowerSource – 1 (82)
84 — SHE’S LIKE THE WIND –•– Patrick Swayze Featuring Wendy Fraser – 1 (84)
86 — RHYTHM OF LOVE –•– Yes – 1 (86)
87 — I NEED A MAN –•– Eurythmics – 1 (87)
94 — LONELY WON’T LEAVE ME ALONE –•– Glenn Medeiros – 1 (94)
96 — RAIN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– The Alarm – 1 (96)
97 — TWILIGHT WORLD –•– Swing Out Sister – 1 (97)
98 — BURNING LIKE A FLAME –•– Dokken – 1 (98)

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