UK number one songs in 1987

What songs were number one in 1987? This is the full list of the UK number one songs from the year 1987. There were a total of 20 UK #1 tracks in the year 1987 starting with Reet Petite (The Sweetest Girl in Town) by Jackie Wilson which went to #1 on 27th December, 1986 and remained at the top spot for 4 weeks.

The UK song that was number one for the longest single run in 1987 was China in Your Hand by T'Pau which went to number one on 14th November, 1987 and stayed at the top slot for 5 weeks.

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