Regional Hits of 1984

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The standard page for 1984 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

The most distinctive songs of 1984 (that is the hits that only charted in one place) has been calculated.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Prince When Doves Cry Moves -2 Moves -3 Stevie Wonder I Just Called to Say I Love You Moves 0 Moves 0 Stevie Wonder I Just Called to Say I Love You 1
2 George Michael Careless Whisper Moves 0 Moves 0 George Michael Careless Whisper Moves -2 Moves -5 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax 2
3 Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do With It? Moves -3 Moves 2 Prince When Doves Cry Moves -43 Moves -1 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? 3
4 Stevie Wonder I Just Called to Say I Love You Moves 3 Moves -23 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? Moves 1 Moves 2 George Michael Careless Whisper 4
5 Kenny Loggins Footloose Moves -11 Moves -2 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Moves -11 Moves -20 Queen Radio Ga Ga 5
6 Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now) Moves -4 Moves 3 Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do With It? Moves -38 Moves -17 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Two Tribes 6
7 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Moves 2 Moves -31 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax Moves 5 Moves -14 Laura Branigan Self Control 7
8 Ray Parker Jr Ghostbusters Moves -7 Moves -3 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go Go Moves -3 Moves -1 Nena 99 Red Balloons 8
9 Madonna Like a Virgin Moves -2 Moves -6 Nena 99 Red Balloons Moves 1 Moves -10 Duran Duran Wild Boys 9
10 Van Halen Jump Moves -3 Moves 4 Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now) Moves -9 Moves -20 Alphaville Big in Japan 10
11 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go Go Moves 3 Moves 2 Madonna Like a Virgin Moves -36 Moves 3 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go Go 11
12 Deniece Williams Let's Hear it For the Boy Moves -20 Moves -9 Lionel Richie Hello Moves 0 Moves 0 Lionel Richie Hello 12
13 Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark Moves -4 Moves 3 Van Halen Jump Moves -25 Moves -16 Wham! Last Christmas 13
14 Cyndi Lauper Time After Time Moves -4 Moves -5 Michael Jackson Thriller Moves -4 Moves -1 Ray Parker Jr Ghostbusters 14
15 Nena 99 Red Balloons Moves 6 Moves 7 Ray Parker Jr Ghostbusters Moves 1 Moves -49 Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora When The Rain Begins To Fall 15
16 John Waite Missing You Moves -32 Moves 11 Kenny Loggins Footloose Moves -101 Moves 11 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Wanna Have Fun 16
17 Prince Let's Go Crazy Moves -30 Moves 4 Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark Moves -45 Moves -29 Paul Young Love of the Common People 17
18 Billy Ocean Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run) Moves -17 Moves 4 Cyndi Lauper Time After Time Moves -32 Moves 4 Michael Jackson Thriller 18
19 Michael Jackson Thriller Moves 5 Moves -7 Duran Duran Wild Boys Moves 10 Moves 9 Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now) 19
20 Duran Duran The Reflex Moves -6 Moves -8 Prince Purple Rain Moves -14 Moves -6 Duran Duran The Reflex 20

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