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Madonna, Patti Labelle + Michael McDonald and Whitney top the ’80s on 8: Big 40 Countdown: June 6th, 1986

June 9, 2014

This week. ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown brings us back to 1986: the year of Top Gun, the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, and the Mets winning the World Series. ’80s on 8 reminds us that ’86 wasn’t all about Tom Cruise…Madonna Lives To Tell about the release of her legendary album, True Blue, Patti and Michael were a #1 BIllboard duet all On Their Own, and Whitney told the world about her Greatest Love Of All.

Travel back to 1986 below in this week’s ’80s on 8 Big 40 Countdown.

40. MODELS- OUT OF MIND OUT OF SIGHT
39. TEARS FOR FEARS- MOTHERS TALK
38. SIMPLE MINDS- ALL THE THINGS SHE SAID
37. GENESIS- INVISIBLE TOUCH
36. THE DREAM ACADEMY- THE LOVE PARADE
35. GTR- WHEN THE HEART RULES THE MIND
34. KENNY LOGGINS- DANGER ZONE
33. JANET JACKSON- NASTY
32. PETER GABRIEL- SLEDGEHAMMER
31. ROBERT PALMER- ADDICTED TO LOVE
30. 38 SPECIAL- LIKE NO OTHER NIGHT
29. VAN HALEN- WHY CAN’T THIS BE LOVE
28. BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND- LIKE A ROCK
27. THE MOODY BLUES- YOUR WILDEST DREAMS
26. PHIL COLLINS- TAKE ME HOME
25. THE OUTFIELD- YOUR LOVE
24. THE FABULOUS THUNDERBIRDS- TUFF ENOUGH
23. FALCO- VIENNA CALLING
22. JOHN COUGAR MELLENCAMP- RAIN ON THE SCARECROW
21. MIAMI SOUND MACHINE- BAD BOY
20. PET SHOP BOYS- WEST END GIRLS
19. JANET JACKSON- WHAT HAVE YOU DONE FOR ME LATELY
18. EL DEBARGE- WHO’S JOHNNY
17. BOYS DON’T CRY- I WANNA BE A COWBOY
16. SIMPLY RED- HOLDING BACK THE YEARS
15. HEART- NOTHIN’ AT ALL
14. HOWARD JONES- NO ONE IS OT BLAME
13. MR. MISTER- IS IT LOVE
12. CULTURE CLUB- MOVE AWAY
11. JOURNEY- BE GOOD TO YOURSLEF
10. GEORGE MICHAEL- A DIFFERENT CORNER
9. BILLY OCEAN- THERE’LL BE SAD SONGS (TO MAKE YOU CRY)
8. THE JETS- CRUSH ON YOU
7. LEVEL 42- SOMETHING ABOUT YOU
6. ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK- IF YOU LEAVE
5. MIKE & THE MECHANICS- ALL I NEED IS A MIRACLE
4. NU SHOOZ- I CAN’T WAIT
3. WHITNEY HOUSTON- GREATEST LOVE OF ALL
2. PATTI LABELLE/ MICHAEL MCDONALD- ON MY OWN
1. MADONNA- LIVE TO TELL