1980s #1 hits by opening lyrics

Can you name the 1980s #1 Billboard Hot 100 hits by their opening lyrics?

Opening Lyric (year)SongArtist
Tommy used to work on the docks; Union's been on strike, he's down on his luck - it's tough, so tough (1987)
Been working so hard, I'm punching my card; Eight hours for what, Oh, tell me what I got (1984)
I hear the ticking of the clock, I`m lying here, the room`s pitch dark (1987)
Swaying room as the music starts; Strangers making the most of the dark (1985)
You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar when I met you (1982)
How can I just let you walk away; Just let you leave without a trace (1984)
I want my, I want my MTV. Now look at them yo-yo's, that's the way you do it, you play the guitar on the MTV (1985)
Listen up everybody if you wanna take a chance; Just get on the floor and do the New Kids dance (1989)
Everybody needs a little time away, I heard her say, from each other; Even lovers need a holiday far away from each other (1982)
Kissing like a bandit stealing time underneath the sycamore tree; Cupid, by the hour, sends valentines to my sweet lover and me (1988)
Traveling in a fried-out combie; On a hippie trail head full of zombie (1982)
Just a steel town girl on a Saturday night looking for the fight of her life (1983)
Who knows what tomorrow brings, in a world, few hearts survive; All I know is the way I feel, when it's real, I keep it alive (1982)
Hey pretty baby with the high heels on, you give me fever like I’ve never, ever known (1988)
Jump on outta bed and I stumble to the kitchen; Pour myself a cup of ambition (1981)
There comes a time when we heed a certain call; When the world must come together as one (1985)
Our life together is so precious together; We have grown, we have grown (1980)
Desert loving in your eyes all the way; If I listen to your lies would you say (1984)
No matter what you think you pulled you find it's not enough; No matter who you think you know you won't get through (1987)
Steve walks warily down the street with his brim pulled way down low (1980)
That`s all I wanted , something special, something sacred In your eyes; For just one moment to be bold and naked at your side (1988)
I never needed love like I need you; And I never lived for nobody, but I live for you (1989)
Her hair is Harlow gold, her lips sweet surprise (1981)
Lying in my bed I hear the clock tick, and think of you (1984)
Opening Lyric (year)SongArtist
I believe the children are our are future; Teach them well and let them lead the way (1986)
Girl, you are to me all that a woman should be and I dedicate my life to you…(1987)
Girl, tell me only this that I'll have your heart for always; And you want me by your side, whispering the words “I'll always love you” (1982)
Girl, I been watching you from so far across the floor; Now, baby, that's nothing new I've watched you so many times before (1987)
You must understand that the touch of your hand makes my pulse react (1984)
All you`ve got is this moment twenty-first century`s yesterday; You can care all you want - Everybody does, yeah, that`s okay (1988)
Won’t you come see about me? I’ll be alone, dancing you know it will be me (1985)
I hear the drums echoing tonight, but she hears only whispers of some quiet conversation (1983)
Turn around; Every now and then I get a little bit lonely and you're never coming round (1983)
Now the night has gone, now the night has gone away; Doesn't seem that long, we hardly had two words to say (1981)
Toe to toe, dancing very slow; Barely breathing, almost comatose (1981)
You should`ve seen by the look in my eyes, baby, there was something missing (1981)
Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnny Ray, South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio (1989)
Jitterbug. You put the boom-boom into my heart; You send my soul sky high when your lovin’ starts (1984)
[Title] Poor old Johnnie Ray sounded sad upon the radio; Moved a million hearts in mono (1983)
We work our bodies, weary to stay alive; There must be more to living than nine to five (1989)
I heat up, I can`t cool down, you got me spinning round and round (1982)
I can`t stop the way I feel, things you do don`t seem real; Tell you what I got in mind cause we`re running out of time (1989)
We've had some fun, and yes we've had our ups and downs; Been down that rocky road, but here we are, still around (1986)
My friends wonder why I call you all of the time, what can I say; I don`t feel the need to give such secrets away (1981)
I`m saying all the things that I know you`ll like, making good conversation (1981)
Growing up, you don`t see the writing on the wall; Passing by, moving straight ahead you knew it all (1985)
Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life (1984)
First when there's nothing but a slow glowing dream that your fear seems to hide deep inside your mind (1983)
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  • also used source http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_number-one_hits_%28United_States%29 (List of Billboard Hot 100 hits)
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