Some of the no. 1 hits of the 1980s on Billboard's Hot 100 list are "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John, "Bette Davis Eyes" by Kim Carnes and "Endless Love," a duet by Diana Ross and Lionel Richie. Other number one hits from the 1980s include such timeless tunes as "Eye of the Tiger" by Survivor and "Every Breath You Take" by The PoliceContinue Reading
"Physical," which was Olivia Newton-John's biggest hit, was her fifth and last Hot 100 no. 1 song. The song kept its no. 1 position for 10 weeks.
"Bette Davis Eyes" was first recorded in 1975 by Jackie DeShannon, but the Kim Carnes version was the one that became a hit. It won two Grammys in 1982, as both the best record and the best song of the year.
"Endless Love" reached the highest position on Hot 100 list on Aug. 15, 1981. The song was in the movie with the same name, in which Brooke Shields played the leading role. It was Diana Ross' last no. 1 single in the United States.
Other 1980s no. 1 hits include "Another One Bites The Dust" by Queen, the duet "Say Say Say" by Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson, and "I Love Rock 'N Roll" by Joan Jett & the Blackhearts.Learn more about Art & Literature