The 80's Party Fourth of July weekend gets underway today at 2 p.m. with Sarah Sullivan and with Scott Winters at 3 p.m. followed by the Night Shift tonight with Craig Allen and continues all holiday weekend.

Here's a toast to The #1 songs from the '80s that you'll be enjoying on 98.7 WFGR. Here is the first #1 song of each year of the '80s and somewhat surprising - Madonna, Michael Jackson and Prince didn't kick any year with the first #1 of the year in any of the 80's decades especially with all their number one songs.

1980: K.C. & SUNSHINE BAND - PLEASE DON'T GO

1981: BLONDIE - THE TIDE IS HIGH

1982: HALL & OATES - I CAN'T GO FOR THAT

1983: MEN AT WORK - DOWN UNDER

1984: YES - OWNER OF A LONELY HEART

1985: FOREIGNER - I WANT TO KNOW WHAT LOVE IS

1986: DIONNE & FRIENDS - THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS ARE FOR

1987: GREGORY ABBOTT - SHAKE YOU DOWN

1988: WHITNEY HOUSTON - SO EMOTIONAL

1989: BOBBY BROWN - MY PREROGATIVE

The 1980s continues to be one of the most popular decades of music ever...Here are the Top 10 overall songs from the decade: a lot of female power in the 80s with 50% of the top 10 being women performers including Olivia, Kim, Diana, Joan and Irene.

#1 OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN - PHYSICAL

#2 KIM CARNES - BETTE DAVIS EYES

#3 DIANA ROSS & LIONEL RICHIE - ENDLESS LOVE

#4 POLICE - EVERY BREATH YOU TAKE

#5 JOAN JETT & BLACKHEARTS - I LOVE ROCK AND ROLL

#6 SIR PAUL McCARTNEY & STEVIE WONDER - EBONY & IVORY

#7 MICHAEL JACKSON - BILLIE JEAN

#8 SURVIVOR - EYE OF THE TIGER

#9 IRENE CARA - FLASHDANCE

#10 KENNY ROGERS - LADY

Happy Birthday America. Be safe this weekend, practice CDC guidelines and especially be careful around home firework displays.

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