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March, 1985

Week of March 2, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#18 “Material girl” MADONNA (4 weeks)
#43 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (16 weeks)
#55 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (Debut/1 week)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Make it big” WHAM!
#2 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (14 weeks)
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#5 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#6 “New Edition” NEW EDITION
#7 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#8 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#9 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#10 “17” CHICAGO
#60 “Madonna” MADONNA (79 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #21 (Debut/1 week)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #14 (2 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #42 (Debut/1 week)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #28 (Debut/1 week)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #29 (13 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #79 (Debut/1 week)
HOT R&B AIRPLAY: “Like a virgin” #11 (7 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #38 (16 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #24 (Debut/1 week)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #37 (15 weeks)
03/02/1985: “Crazy for you” is released 

Vision Quest
Rank: #7. Weekly gross: $2,164,607 (3 weeks). 828 theaters. Gross to date: $8,060,597.

Week of March 9, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Can’t fight this feeling” REO SPEEDWAGON
#2 “Careless whisper” WHAM!
#3 “The heat is on” GLENN FREY
#4 “California girls” DAVID LEE ROTH
#5 “Material girl” MADONNA (5 weeks)
#6 “Too late for goodbyes” JULIAN LENNON
#7 “Neutron dance” THE POINTER SISTERS
#8 “I wanna know what love is” FOREIGNER
#9 “Sugar walls” SHEENA EASTON
#10 “Misled” KOOL
#42 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (2 weeks)
#61 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (17 weeks) 

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Make it big” WHAM!
#2 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#3 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (15 weeks)
#4 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#5 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#6 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#7 “New Edition” NEW EDITION
#8 “Wheels are turning” REO SPEEDWAGON
#9 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#63 “Madonna” MADONNA (80 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #18 (2 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: 
“Material girl” #5 (3 weeks)

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #19 (2 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #2 (2 weeks)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #45 (14 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #68 (2 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #53 (17 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #5 (2 weeks)

UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #23 (16 weeks)

Vision Quest
Rank: #7. Weekly gross: $1,798,672 (4 weeks). 745 theaters. Gross to date: $9,859,269.

Week of March 16, 1984:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Can’t fight this feeling” REO SPEEDWAGON
#2 “The heat is on” GLENN FREY
#3 “Material girl” MADONNA (6 weeks)
#4 “California girls” DAVID LEE ROTH
#5 “One more night” PHIL COLLINS
#6 “Too late for goodbyes” JULIAN LENNON
#7 “Careless whisper” WHAM!
#8 “Lover girl” TEENA MARIE
#9 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#10 “Relax” FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
#32 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (3 weeks)
#76 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (18 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Make it big” WHAM!
#2 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (16 weeks)
#5 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#6 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#7 “Wheels are turning” REO SPEEDWAGON
#8 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#9 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#67 “Madonna” MADONNA (81 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #6 (3 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #24 (Debut/1 week)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #6 (4 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #8 (3 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #2 (3 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #22 (Debut/ 1 week)
HOT R&B/HIP HOP SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Like a virgin” #99 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/15 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #60 (3 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Like a virgin” #68 (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/18 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #3 (3 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #10 (17 weeks)

Vision Quest
Rank: #8. Weekly gross: $1,685,836 (5 weeks). 679 theaters. Gross to date: $11,545,105.

Week of March 23, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “Can’t fight this feeling” REO SPEEDWAGON
#2 “Material girl” MADONNA (7 weeks)
#3 “One more night” PHIL COLLINS
#4 “The heat is on” GLENN FREY
#5 “Too late for goodbyes” JULIAN LENNON
#6 “Lover girl” TEENA MARIE
#7 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#8 “High on you” SURVIVOR
#9 “Only the young” JOURNEY
#10 “Relax” FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD
#20 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (4 weeks)
#100 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (FINAL WEEK ON CHART/19 weeks)

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#2 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Make it big” WHAM!
#5 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#6 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#7 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (17 weeks)
#8 “Wheels are turning” REO SPEEDWAGON
#9 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#67 “Madonna” MADONNA (82 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #3 (4 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #29 (2 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #2 (5 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #16 (Debut/1 week)

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #3 (4 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #2 (4 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #18 (2 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #49 (4 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #3 (4 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #10 (18 weeks)

Week of March 30, 1985:
BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 “One more night” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “Material girl” MADONNA (8 weeks)
#3 “Can’t fight this feeling” REO SPEEDWAGON
#4 “Lover girl” TEENA MARIE
#5 “We are the world” USA FOR AFRICA
#6 “Too late for goodbyes” JULIAN LENNON
#7 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#8 “High on you” SURVIVOR
#9 “Crazy for you” MADONNA (5 weeks)
#10 “Nightshift” COMMODORES

BILLBOARD 200:
#1 “No jacket required” PHIL COLLINS
#2 “Centerfield” JOHN FOGERTY
#3 “Born in the USA” BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
#4 “Beverly Hills Cop” SOUNDTRACK
#5 “Private dancer” TINA TURNER
#6 “Like a virgin” MADONNA (18 weeks)
#7 “Make it big” WHAM!
#8 “Wheels are turning” REO SPEEDWAGON
#9 “Agent Provocateur” FOREIGNER
#10 “Reckless” BRYAN ADAMS
#66 “Madonna” MADONNA (83 weeks)

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Material girl” #4 (5 weeks)
HOT 100 SINGLE SALES: “Crazy for you” #14 (3 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Material girl” #2 (6 weeks)
HOT 100 AIRPLAY: “Crazy for you” #6 (2 weeks)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY: “Material girl” #1 (5 weeks/1 week at #1)
HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES: “Material girl” #2 (5 weeks)
ADULT CONTEMPORARY: “Crazy for you” #11 (3 weeks)
HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS: “Material girl” #49 (5 weeks)
UK SINGLES: “Material girl” #7 (5 weeks)
UK ALBUMS: “Like a virgin” #8 (19 weeks)

03/30/1985: “Desperately Seeking Susan” is released
Rank: #13. Weekly gross (1 week): $2,386,344, 268 Theaters.

Summary:

BILLBOARD HOT 100:
#1 Singles: (2)
Top 5 Singles: (4)
Top 10 Singles (5)
Top 20 singles: (6)/99 weeks total

HOT 100 SINGLE SALES:
#1 Singles: (1)
Top 5 Singles: (3)
Top 10 Singles: (4) /25 weeks total

HOT 100 AIRPLAY:
# 1 Singles: (2)
Top 5 singles: (4)/26 weeks

HOT DANCE MUSIC/CLUB PLAY:
#1 singles: (3)
Top 5 singles: (6)/ 82 weeks total.

HOT DANCE MUSIC/MAXI SINGLES SALES:
Top 5 Singles: (1)/ 5 weeks

BUBBLING UNDER HOT 100 SINGLES:
1 single / 8 weeks total

HOT R&B SINGLES AND TRACKS:
Top 10 Singles: (1)
Top 40 singles: (2)
Top 100 singles: (3) /38 weeks total

HOT R&B SINGLES SALES:
Top 10 singles: (1) /11 weeks total

HOT R&B AIRPLAY:
Top 10 singles: (1) /9 weeks total

ADULT CONTEMPORARY:
Top 5 Singles: (1)
Top 20 Singles: (2)
Top 40 Singles: (5) /34 weeks total

BILLBOARD 200:
Top 5 Albums: (1)
Top 10 Albums: (2) /101 weeks total.

UK SINGLES CHART:
Top 5 Singles: (2)
Top 10 Singles: (3)
Top 20 Singles: (4)
Top 75 Singles (5) /47 weeks total

UK ALBUMS CHART:
Top 40 Albums: (1)
Top 75 Albums: (2) /41 weeks total

R.I.A.A. Certifications (Singles): 1 GOLD
R.I.A.A. Certifications (Albums): 5xPLATINUM                                                              

Note:

Letters highlighted in blue represent a peak position at any number.
Letters highlighted in orange represent a peak position at #2.
Letters highlighted in red represent a peak position at #1



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