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  • 4 weeks at number one  (about this song)

    U2's first Australian number one! From the soundtrack album to their movie 'Rattle & Hum'.

    Number one from Nov 7, 1988 to Nov 13, 1988 | Oct 24, 1988 to Nov 6, 1988 | Oct 17, 1988 to Oct 23, 1988

  • Kylie's third consecutive number one from her debut album 'Kylie'.

    Number one from Jul 18, 1988 to Jul 24, 1988 | Jul 4, 1988 to Jul 17, 1988

  • 'I Should Be So Lucky' was the second consecutive number one from Kylie Minogue's debut album, 'Kylie'.

    Number one from Apr 4, 1988 to Apr 10, 1988 | Mar 21, 1988 to Mar 27, 1988 | Mar 7, 1988 to Mar 20, 1988 | Apr 11, 1988 to Apr 17, 1988 | Mar 28, 1988 to Apr 3, 1988

  • The first a capella song ever to reach number one! From Bobby's album 'Simple Pleasures'.

    Number one from Dec 5, 1988 to Dec 11, 1988 | Nov 28, 1988 to Dec 4, 1988 | Dec 19, 1988 to Dec 25, 1988 | Dec 12, 1988 to Dec 18, 1988 | Nov 14, 1988 to Nov 27, 1988

  • This track appears on Micheal's 'Faith' album. American nu-metal band 'Limp Bizkit' covered the song on their album 'Three Dollar Bill, Yall$'.

    Number one from Jan 11, 1988 to Jan 17, 1988

  • Featured as the finale song to the film 'Dirty Dancing', of which it is most recognised for, and also appeared on the offical soundtrack.

    Number one from Feb 29, 1988 to Mar 6, 1988 | Feb 8, 1988 to Feb 14, 1988 | Feb 22, 1988 to Feb 28, 1988 | Jan 25, 1988 to Jan 31, 1988 | Feb 15, 1988 to Feb 21, 1988 | Feb 1, 1988 to Feb 7, 1988

  • The number one single from John's 'Age Of Reason' album.

    Number one from Aug 1, 1988 to Aug 7, 1988 | Jul 25, 1988 to Jul 31, 1988 | Aug 15, 1988 to Aug 21, 1988 | Aug 8, 1988 to Aug 14, 1988

  • Debut single for the British acoustic-pop band, fromtheir album 'The First Of A Million Kisses'.

    Number one from Aug 22, 1988 to Aug 28, 1988 | Sep 5, 1988 to Sep 11, 1988 | Aug 29, 1988 to Sep 4, 1988

  • Stayed in the number one position for 5 weeks! Featured on the album 'Heavy Nova'.

    Number one from Sep 19, 1988 to Sep 25, 1988 | Sep 12, 1988 to Sep 18, 1988 | Oct 10, 1988 to Oct 16, 1988 | Oct 3, 1988 to Oct 9, 1988 | Sep 26, 1988 to Oct 2, 1988

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About Take 40

Take 40 Australia® is the nation's first and longest running music countdown

The Take 40 Australia® brand encompasses radio, online, television and new media. Using a combination of radio airplay, digital and retail sales the Take 40 chart is Australia's most trusted record of the week's biggest songs.

Now broadcast nationally each week to over 1.2 million listeners, Take 40 is the country's most listened to weekly music radio programme. With a focus on the biggest stars, Take 40 Australia is truly 'the home of the hits!'

Ash London

Ash is vivacious and energetic with an infectious passion for all things music. Having presented shows on Channel TEN, Ash is currently also hosting Channel Eleven's weekend music show The Loop.

Ash joins Angus O'Loughlin as co-host, who joined Take 40 in August 2013 and added "It's like who's going to be the next Dr. Who (well maybe not) but this is big news and big thrill to be part of something so large."

Angus O'Loughlin

Take 40 welcomed Angus O'Loughlin to the show in 2013, joining the nation's longest running and most respected music chart show Take 40 Australia.

Currently also hosting Today Network's 'The Bump', Angus' cheeky sense of humour and passion for music makes him the perfect complement to the Take 40 brand.