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albums Billboard #1 U.S. Albums in 1984

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Billboard Number One 1984 chart-toppers are all listed here. 1984 was an historic year in chart history as this was the fewest Number One records - the smallest amount of unique #1s - ever, given the massive dominance of Thriller and Purple Rain, which were both such pop culture phenomenons they actually kept another phenomenon - Born in the USA - to ONLY 4 weeks at #1. Each week's #1 US record album is on this list, with cover artwork and data about the disc, artist etc. 5 different releases had a run at the top of the best-seller charts in 1984.

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Thriller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Billboard #1 U.S. Albums in 1984
Thriller Lambchop - 15 Weeks at #1

The Greatest Guitar Rock Albums of All Time The Best Drummers of All Time

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Footloose is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Billboard #1 U.S. Albums in 1984
Footloose 10 Weeks at #1

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Sports is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Billboard #1 U.S. Albums in 1984
Sports Huey Lewis & the News

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Born in the U.S.A. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Billboard #1 U.S. Albums in 1984
Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen - 4 Weeks at #1

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Purple Rain is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Billboard #1 U.S. Albums in 1984
Purple Rain 22 Weeks at #1