Three weeks ending January 18, 1987
French Kissin' In The USA, Open Your Heart, Land Of Confusion and Don't Dream It's Over debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Dragon, Lionel Richie, Elton John & Cliff Richard, The Beach Boys, Rose Tattoo, The Smithereens and Uncanny X-Men.
Week ending January 25, 1987
Bizarre Love Triangle, The Future's So Bright I Gotta Wear Shades and Welcome To The Boomtown debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Communards, The Pointer Sisters and Benjamin Orr.
Week ending February 1, 1987
Rooms For The Memory and Infected debut.
Top 50 misses from Ben E King, Paul Young and two America's Cup-related singles.
Week ending February 8, 1987
Word Up!, Always The Sun, We Love You, We Gotta Get Out Of This Place, Don't Tear It Down and Shelter.
Plus, top 50 misses from Nick Kamen, The Radiators, Glass Tiger and GANGgajang.
Week ending February 15, 1987
Is This Love?, Shake You Down, Heartbreak Beat and Cry For Love debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Ric Ocasek, Stan Ridgway, Genesis and Ultravox.
Week ending February 22, 1987
I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me), The Final Countdown, Cry Wolf, Weirdo Libido and Deep River Woman/Ballerina Girl debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Howard Jones, Steve Winwood and Oran "Juice" Jones.
Week ending March 1, 1987
You Give Love A Bad Name, Something In My House, The Miracle Of Love and Boy In The Bubble debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from The Reels and Robert Cray.
Wow, 'You Give Love A Bad Name' debuting in March '87 when it was already on the amazing compilation 'Summer '87' which was released Nov/Dec '86. BTW - 'Summer '87' was the very first album (on cassette) that I bought. It changed my life!
Yeah, guess that explains why it got no further than number 32. And it was really dragged up there by Livin' On A Prayer. Perhaps a lot of people bought both at once.
Week ending March 8, 1987
She's The One, Keep Your Hands To Yourself and All I Ask Of You debut.
Plus top 50 misses from Julian Cope, Chris De Burgh, Paul Simon, Everything But The Girl, The Monkees and Steve Miller Band.
Week ending March 15, 1987
Witch Queen, Don't Give Up, C'est La Vie, We Connect, Coming Around Again and True Blue debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from China Crisis, Johnny Nash, Bruce Hornsby & The Range and Bruce Springsteen.
Week ending March 22, 1987
Livin' On A Prayer, Real Wild Child (Wild One), Hold Me, Words Get In The Way and Sometimes debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Paul Kelly, The Pretenders, The Big Supreme, Kool & The Gang and Gary Moore.
Week ending March 29, 1987
Boom Boom (Let's Go Back To My Room), A Touch Of Paradise, Somewhere Out There, Don't Need A Gun, It Didn't Matter, It's In The Way That You Use It and What You Get Is What You See debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Genesis, Glass Tiger and The Stems.
Week ending April 5, 1987
Male Stripper, Everything I Own, Hold On, What's My Scene, Midnight Blue and The Right Thing debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Dolly Parton/Linda Ronstadt/Emmylou Harris, Kissing The Pink and V. Spy V. Spy.
Week ending April 12, 1987
Ever Fallen In Love, Jacob’s Ladder and World Where You Live debut.
Plus, a top 50 miss from Janet Jackson.
Week ending April 19, 1987
Showing Out (Get Fresh At The Weekend), With Or Without You, Sign O' The Times, (You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!) and Let's Go debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Cyndi Lauper, The Bangles, Bananarama, The The, The Angels and The Radiators.
Week ending April 26, 1987
Slice Of Heaven, At This Moment, Heartache and Big Love debut.
Plus, a top 50 miss from Mandy Smith.
Week ending May 3, 1987
La Isla Bonita, Lean On Me, Hymn To Her, Weak In The Presence Of Beauty, Heat Of The Night and Day-In Day-Out debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Freddie Mercury, The Blow Monkeys and Kim Wilde & Junior.
Week ending May 10, 1987
Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now and Holiday Rap debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Bruce Willis, The Cult, UB40, Paul Simon, Weddings Parties Anything, Rose Tattoo and Patrick Hernandez.
Week ending May 17, 1987
Ship Of Fools and Love And Devotion debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Bruce Hornsby & The Range. Billy Joel/Ray Charles and The Pony.
Week ending May 24, 1987
Take Me Back, One And One (Ain't I Good Enough) and Living Daylight debut.
Plus, a top 50 miss from Peter Wolf.
Week ending May 31, 1987
I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me), Caravan Of Love, Let's Wait A While, Let It Be, Rock The Night and, er, Roll It On Robbie.
Plus, top 50 misses from Big Pig, Georgia Satellites and Roger Whittaker & Des O'Connor.
Week ending June 7, 1987
Looking For A New Love, Respectable, (Glad I’m) Not A Kennedy and Hooked On Love debut.
Plus top 50 misses from Gary Moore, Curiosity Killed The Cat, Terence Trent D’Arby and Concrete Blonde.
Week ending June 14, 1987
Right On Track, Wanted Dead Or Alive, Leave Me, Reet Petite and Sonic Boom Boy debut.
Week ending June 21, 1987
Breakout, Dominoes and Big Time debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Jenny Morris, The Technicians and Dance Like A Mother.
Week ending June 28, 1987
He's Gonna Step On You Again, Something So Strong, Nude School, Some Kind Of Girl, Why Can't I Be You, Running In The Family, I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For and Sweet 16 debut.
Plus, top 50 misses from Al Jarreau and Uncanny X-Men.
Week ending July 5, 1987
We come back full circle to the chart I started with exactly five years ago.
Debuts from Icehouse, Chantoozies and The Black Sorrows.
Top 50 misses from Simply Red, Tina Turner, Lime Spiders, Dave Dobbyn, The S.O.S. Band, Kool & The Gang, David & David, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers and V-Capri.
From now on, I'll be updating my original 25 Years Ago posts with the Off The Chart section each week.
Week ending July 12, 1987 is here: http://chartbeat.blogspot.com/2012/07/25-years-ago-this-week-july-12-1987.html
And then every week after that can be found by following the links at the bottom of each post.