1984 Number 2 Hits

This table shows all of those songs in 1984 which nearly made it to number 1 but were held up just short. There isn't an entry for every week as some of the number 2 songs did make that final push to the coveted top spot. Some, but sadly, not all...

Song at Number 2 Week Ending Song at Number 1
Slade - My Oh My 07/01/1984 Flying Pickets - Only You
Howard Jones - What Is Love 14/01/1984 Paul McCartney - Pipes Of Peace
Cyndi Lauper - Girls Just Want To Have Fun 04/02/1984 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax
Queen - Radio Gaga 11/02/1984
Kool & The Gang - Joanna / Tonight 10/03/1984 Nena - 99 Red Balloons
Shakin' Stevens - A Love Worth Waiting For 07/04/1984 Lionel Richie - Hello
14/04/1984
Thompson Twins - You Take Me Up 21/04/1984
Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now) 28/04/1984
Pointer Sisters - Automatic 19/05/1984 Duran Duran - The Reflex
Deniece Williams - Let's Hear It For The Boy 02/06/1984 Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go
Nik Kershaw - I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me (re-issue) 30/06/1984 Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Two Tribes
Neil - Hole In My Shoe 21/07/1984
Black Lace - Agadoo 18/08/1984 George Michael - Careless Whisper
Ray Parker Jr - Ghostbusters 22/09/1984 Stevie Wonder - I Just Called To Say I Love You
Culture Club - The War Song 13/10/1984
Paul McCartney - No More Lonely Nights 27/10/1984 Wham! - Freedom
Duran Duran - Wild Boys 17/11/1984 Chaka Khan - I Feel For You
Wham! - Last Christmas / Everything She Wants 15/12/1984 Band Aid - Do They Know It's Christmas
22/12/1984
29/12/1984

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