Special Report

Most Popular Song the Year You Were Born

Source: Adolphs-Dog at Dutch Wikipedia / Wikimedia Commons

1980
> Song: Call Me
> Artist: Blondie
> Weeks at #1: 6
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

Source: YouTube

1981
> Song: Endless Love
> Artist: Diana Ross & Lionel Richie
> Weeks at #1: 9
> Copies of single sold: 1 million

Source: YouTube

1982
> Song: Ebony And Ivory
> Artist: Paul McCartney And Stevie Wonder
> Weeks at #1: 7
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

Source: Lionel Urman / Wikimedia Commons

1983
> Song: Every Breath You Take
> Artist: The Police
> Weeks at #1: 8
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

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1984
> Song: Jump
> Artist: Van Halen
> Weeks at #1: 5
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million