Number One Songs for 1981

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Number 1 Songs for 1981

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This table shows the date the song reached number one in the charts. If your exact birth date isn't shown find the closest date before your birthday - this is the song that was number 1 on the day you were born.

Date Reached No. 1


Song Title


4th JanuaryJohn LennonImagine4
1st FebruaryJohn LennonWoman 2
15th FebruaryJoe DolceShaddup Your Face3
8th MarchRoxy MusicJealous Guy2
22nd MarchShakin' StevensThis Ole House3
12th AprilBucks FizzMaking Your Mind Up3
3rd MayAdam & The AntsStand and Deliver 5
7th JuneSmokey RobinsonBeing With You2
21st JuneMichael JacksonOne Day In Your Life2
5th JulyThe SpecialsGhost Town3
26th JulyShakin' StevensGreen Door4
23rd AugustAnekaJapanese Boy1
30th AugustSoft CellTainted Love2
13th SeptemberAdam & The AntsPrince Charming4
11th OctoberDave Stewart & Barbara GaskinIt's My Party4
8th NovemberThe PoliceEvery Little Thing She Does Is Magic1
15th NovemberQueen & David BowieUnder Pressure2
29th NovemberJulio IglesiasBegin the Beguine1
6th DecemberThe Human LeagueDon't You Want Me5
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