Number One Songs of the 1950s

 
 

1950s Number Ones

 What was No.1 on that Special Date? 

Number 1's of the 1950's
Prior to 1953 there were no records (excuse the pun!) maintained for sales of singles.
Date Reached Number. 1 Artist Song Title Wks
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No.1
1953
4th JanuaryAl MartinoHere In My Heart1
11th JanuaryJo StaffordYou Belong To Me1
18th JanuaryKay StarrComes A-long A-love1
25th JanuaryEddie FisherOutside of Heaven1
1st FebruaryPerry ComoDon't Let The Stars get in Your Eyes5
8th MarchGuy MitchellShe Wears Red Feathers4
5th AprilStargazersBroken Wings1
12th AprilLita RosaHow Much Is That Doggie In The Window1
19th AprilFrankie LaineI Believe9
21st JuneEddie FisherI'm Walking Behind You1
28th JuneFrankie LaineI Believe6
9th AugustMontovani & His OrchestraMoulin Rouge1
16th AugustFrankie LaineI Believe3
6th SeptemberGuy MitchellLook at That Girl6
18th OctoberFrankie LaineHey Joe2
1st NovemberDavid WhitfieldAnswer Me1
8th NovemberFrankie LaineAnswer Me8
1954
3rd JanuaryEddie CalvertOh Mein Papa9
7th MarchStargazersI See The Moon5
11th AprilDoris DaySecret Love1
18th AprilStargazersI See the Moon1
25th AprilJohnnie RaySuch a Night1
2nd MayDoris DaySecret Love8
30th MayDavid Whitfield & Montovani OrchestraCara Mia10
5th SeptemberKitty KallenLittle Things Mean a Lot1
12th SeptemberFrank SinatraThree Coins in a Fountain3
3rd OctoberDon CornellHold My Hand4
31st OctoberVera LynnMy Son, My Son2
14th NovemberDon CornellHold My Hand1
21st NovemberRosemary ClooneyThis Ole House1
28th NovemberWinifred AtwellLet's Have Another Party5
1955
2nd JanuaryDickie ValentineFinger of Suspicion1
9th JanuaryRosemary ClooneyMambo Italiano3
6th FebruaryDean MartinNaughty Lady of Shady Lane1
13th FebruaryTennessee Ernie FordGive Me Your Word3
6th MarchRuby MurraySoftly Softly1
13th MarchTennessee Ernie FordGive Me Your Word5
1st MayTony BennettStranger in Paradise5
5th JuneAl HibblerUnchained Melody4
3rd JulyAlma CoganDreamboat2
17th JulySlim WhitmanRose Marie9
25th SeptemberFrankie LaineCool Water1
2nd OctoberJimmy YoungThe Man From Laramie5
6th NovemberBill HaleyRock Around the Clock8
1956
8th JanuaryTennessee Ernie FordSixteen Tons5
12th FebruaryLou BuschZambesi2
26th FebruaryDean MartinMemories are Made of This2
11th MarchDreamweaversIt's Almost Tomorrow3
1st AprilWinifred AtwellPoor People of Paris5
6th MayRonnie HiltonNo Other Love4
3rd JunePat BooneI'll Be Home6
15th JulyFrankie Lymon & The TeenagersWhy Do Fools Fall In Love?3
5th AugustDoris DayWhatever Will Be Will Be6
16th SeptemberAnne SheltonLay Down Your Arms4
14th OctoberFrankie LaineWoman in Love3
4th NovemberJohnny RayJust Walking in the Rain7
30th DecemberGuy MitchellSinging The Blues2
1957
13th JanuaryTommy SteeleSinging the Blues1
20th JanuaryGuy MitchellSinging the Blues2
27th JanuaryFrankie VaughanGarden of Eden3
17th FebruaryTab HunterYoung Love7
7th AprilLonnie DoneganCumberland Gap4
5th MayAndy WilliamsButterfly4
2nd JuneJohnny RayYes Tonight Josephine4
30th JuneLonnie DoneganGambling Man1
7th JulyElvis PresleyAll Shook Up7
25th AugustPaul AnkaDiana8
20th OctoberThe CricketsThat'll Be The Day4
17th NovemberHarry BelafonteMary's Boy Child6
30th DecemberJohnny Otis ShowMa, He's Making Eyes at Me2
1958
12th JanuaryJerry Lee LewisGreat Balls of Fire1
19th JanuaryElvis PresleyJailhouse Rock3
9th FebruaryMichael HollidayThe Story of my Life2
23rd FebruaryPerry ComoMagic Moments / Catch a Falling Star7
13th AprilMarvin RainwaterWhole Lotta Woman4
11th MayConnie FrancisWho's Sorry Now6
22nd JuneEverly BrothersAll I have to do is Dream/Claudette9
24th AugustThe Kalin TwinsWhen5
28th SeptemberConnie FrancisStupid Cupid / Carolina Moon5
2nd NovemberEverly BrothersBird Dog3
23rd NovemberLord Rockinghams XIHoots Mon3
14th DecemberConway TwittyIt's Only Make Believe5
1959
18th JanuaryElvis PresleyI Got Stung / One Night5
22nd FebruaryThe PlattersSmoke Gets in Your Eyes5
30th MarchRuss ConwaySide Saddle2
12th AprilBuddy HollyIt Doesn't Matter Any More2
26th AprilElvis PresleyA Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight7
14th JuneRuss ConwayRoulette2
28th JuneBobby DarinDream Lover4
26th JulyCliff RichardLiving Doll4
23rd AugustCraig DouglasOnly Sixteen7
11th OctoberCliff RichardTravellin' Light7
30th NovemberAdam FaithWhat Do You Want4
28th DecemberEmile FordWhat Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For?3