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’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown March 28, 1989 (3/31/14)

April 1, 2014

1989 may have been the year of When Harry Met Sally, the Energizer Bunny, Field of Dreams, “This is your brain on drubs,” and “Eat my shorts,” but it was also a big year for the Bangles, Milli Vanilli (pre-lip-synching scandal), Rod Stewart, and, of course, Mike & The Mechanics’ hit single The Living Years.

Check out who else made the Big 80s on 8 Top 40 list in March 1989 below!

40. METALLICA- “ONE”
39. VAN HALEN – “FEELS SO GOOD”
38. TONE LOC – “WILD THING”
37. EDDIE MONEY – “THE LOVE IN YOUR EYES”
36. ENYA – “ORINOCO FLOW” (SAIL AWAY)
35. LUTHER VANDROSS – “SHE WON’T TALK TO ME”
34. SHEENA EASTON – “THE LOVER IN ME”
33. SWEET SENSATION (WITH ROMRO J.D.) – “SINCERELY YOURS”
32. SA-FIRE – “THINKING OF YOU”
31. DEF LEPPARD – “ROCKET”
30. ANIMOTION – “ROOM TO MOVE”
29. ANN WILSON & ROBIN ZANDER – SURRENDER TO ME
28. .38 SPECIAL – “SECOND CHANCE”
27. BON JOVI – “I’LL BE THERE FOR YOU”
26. TONE LOC – “FUNKY COLD MEDINA
25. MADONNA – “LIKE A PRAYER”
24. DEON ESTUS – “HEAVEN HELP ME”
23. PAULA ABDUL – “STRAIGHT UP”
22. VIXEN – ” CRYIN’ “
21. MARTIKA – “MORE THAN YOU KNOW”
20. POISON – “YOUR MAMA DON’T DANCE”
19. KON KAN – “I BEG YOUR PARDON”
18. NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK – “YOU GOT IT (THE RIGHT STUFF) “
17. KARYN WHITE – “SUPERWOMAN”
16. ROY ORBISON – “YOU GOT IT”
15. ANITA BAKER – “JUST BECAUSE”
14. R.E.M. – “STAND”
13. BREATHE – “DON’T TELL ME LIES”
12. VANESSA WILLIAMS – “DREAMIN”
11. GUNS N ROSES – “PARADISE CITY”
10. CHICAGO – “YOU’RE NOT ALONE
9. BOBBY BROWN – “RONI”
8. WAS (NOT WAS) – WALK THE DINOSAUR
7. FINE YOUNG CANIBALS – “SHE DRIVES ME CRAZY”
6. DEBBIE GIBSON – “LOST IN YOUR EYES”
5. ROD STEWART – “MY HEART CAN’T TELL YOU NO”
4. ROXETTE – “THE LOOK”
3. MILLI VANILLI – “GIRL YOU KNOW IT’S TRUE”
2. BANGLES – “ETERNAL FLAME”
1. MIKE + THE MECHANICS – “THE LIVING YEARS”