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Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1985 [Videos]

More proof that the mid-'80s were ridiculously awesome, via Billboard's Hot 100 Chart archive.

10. "Walking on Sunshine," Katrina & the Waves

Catchy, huh? Advertisers think so. NPR reported in 2010 that advertisers will pay $150,000-$200,000 to use the track for one year. The band has earned millions in royalties for this one track. Lesson learned: Craft a cheesy pop song.

9. "Angel," Madonna

"Angel" wasn't Madonna's biggest hit in 1985, which was a busy "Like a Virgin"-era year for her. "Material Girl" hit No. 2 on the Hot 100 chart, but "Angel" eventually hit No....