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11/04/85 (Janice Long & John Peel)
Tears For Fears – “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” (3)
The show gets underway and the song went up one more place.
USA For Africa – “We Are The World” (7) (video)
Will be number one next week. But edited out of tonight's 7.30pm broadcast.
The Rah Band – “Clouds Across The Moon” (18)
The second of two eccentric top ten hits, both of which peaked at number 6 - their first one being The Crunch eight years earlier.
Foreigner – “That Was Yesterday” (39) (breaker)
With their final top 30 hit, which peaked at number 28.
Billy Connolly – “Super Gran” (34) (breaker)
His fourth and final top 40 hit, the theme tune for the tv series, it went up two more places.
China Crisis – “Black Man Ray” (32) (breaker)
Peaked at number 14.
Phil Collins – “One More Night” (27) (breaker)
The fifth of thirteen top ten hits for busy Phil Collins, this one peaking at number 4.
The Dream Academy – “Life In A Northern Town” (25)
This atmospheric anthem was their only top 40 hit and it peaked at number 15.
King – “Won’t You Hold My Hand Now” (24)
An energetic follow up to Love and Pride but it got no higher than number 24.
Philip Bailey & Phil Collins – “Easy Lover” (1) (video)
Fourth and final week at number one.
Pat Benatar – “Love Is A Battlefield” (23) (audience dancing/credits)
Peaked at number 17.
#TOTP tonight from 7.30pm features @TearsforFears and The Dream Academy. But what did @curtsmith and @rolandtff think of Kate St John? pic.twitter.com/6EEmMMfFXM— BBC Four (@BBCFOUR) February 16, 2018
Tears and Frankie talk Life in a Northern Town
Next up is April 18th, but its a Mike Smith edition, so won't be shown on BBC4.