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 -4 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 Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do With It? Moves -3 Moves -1 George Michael Careless Whisper Moves -2 Moves -5 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax 2
3 George Michael Careless Whisper Moves 1 Moves 2 Prince When Doves Cry Moves -43 Moves -1 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? 3
4 Kenny Loggins Footloose Moves -10 Moves -24 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas? Moves 1 Moves 2 George Michael Careless Whisper 4
5 Stevie Wonder I Just Called to Say I Love You Moves 4 Moves 3 Tina Turner What's Love Got to Do With It? Moves -39 Moves -18 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Two Tribes 5
6 Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now) Moves -4 Moves -1 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Moves -11 Moves -20 Queen Radio Ga Ga 6
7 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Moves 1 Moves -32 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax Moves 5 Moves -14 Laura Branigan Self Control 7
8 Ray Parker Jr Ghostbusters Moves -8 Moves -3 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go Go Moves -2 Moves -1 Nena 99 Red Balloons 8
9 Madonna Like a Virgin Moves -3 Moves -7 Nena 99 Red Balloons Moves 1 Moves -10 Duran Duran Wild Boys 9
10 Van Halen Jump Moves -1 Moves 4 Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now) Moves -10 Moves 2 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go Go 10
11 Wham! Wake Me Up Before You Go Go Moves 3 Moves 1 Van Halen Jump Moves -26 Moves -19 Alphaville Big in Japan 11
12 Deniece Williams Let's Hear it For the Boy Moves -21 Moves 3 Madonna Like a Virgin Moves -38 Moves -1 Lionel Richie Hello 12
13 Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark Moves -4 Moves -8 Lionel Richie Hello Moves 1 Moves -16 Wham! Last Christmas 13
14 Cyndi Lauper Time After Time Moves -4 Moves 10 Kenny Loggins Footloose Moves -107 Moves -33 Paul Young Love of the Common People 14
15 John Waite Missing You Moves -31 Moves -4 Michael Jackson Thriller Moves -4 Moves -1 Ray Parker Jr Ghostbusters 15
16 Nena 99 Red Balloons Moves 7 Moves 8 Ray Parker Jr Ghostbusters Moves 1 Moves -54 Jermaine Jackson & Pia Zadora When The Rain Begins To Fall 16
17 Prince Let's Go Crazy Moves -31 Moves 4 Bruce Springsteen Dancing in the Dark Moves -42 Moves 11 Cyndi Lauper Girls Just Wanna Have Fun 17
18 Billy Ocean Caribbean Queen (No More Love On the Run) Moves -16 Moves 4 Cyndi Lauper Time After Time Moves -34 Moves -7 Duran Duran The Reflex 18
19 Michael Jackson Thriller Moves 4 Moves -7 Duran Duran Wild Boys Moves 10 Moves 4 Michael Jackson Thriller 19
20 Duran Duran The Reflex Moves -5 Moves -9 Prince Purple Rain Moves -11 Moves 10 Phil Collins Against All Odds (Take a Look At Me Now) 20

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