What Was Christmas Number 1 in 1985?

Christmas Number 1 in 1986

It was a shakin’ Christmas at number one in 1985, with Shakin’ Stevens topping the UK Pop chart!

Merry Christmas Everyone was an instant hit for Shakin’ Stevens in 1985. But it’s the song that keeps on giving, returning to the charts every year.

The video was filmed with Stevens, son, daughter and family friends, and depicts a young girl going to visit Santa town.

Shakin’ Stevens was born in Wales, and was the youngest children of 13 children! He’s had 4 UK number ones with ‘This ole house’, ‘Green Door’ and ‘Oh Julie’.

Shakin’ Stevens career in show business kicked off when he starred as Elvis Presley in London’s West End. He had previously toured with band The Sunsets for 6 year but failed to find success. His solo career proved much more successful!

Karlie Simmonds

Karlie has worked in Digital Media for over 10 years, she is passionate about health and wellbeing and lives in Edinburgh with her partner, children, and Pug, Poppy.