Number One Songs of the 1960s


1960s Number Ones

 What was No.1 on that Special Date? 

Number 1's of the 1960's
Date Reached Number. 1 Artist Song Title Wks
17th JanuaryAnthony NewleyWhy?6
28th FebruaryAdam FaithPoor Me1
6th MarchJohnny PrestonRunning Bear2
20th MarchLonnie DoneganMy Old Man's a Dustman5
24th AprilEverly BrothersCathy's Clown9
26th JuneJimmy JonesGood Timin'4
24th JulyCliff RichardPlease Don't Tease3
14th AugustThe ShadowsApache6
25th SeptemberRicky ValanceTell Laura I Love Her2
9th OctoberRoy OrbisonOnly the Lonely3
30th OctoberElvis PresleyIt's Now or Never9
1st JanuaryJohnny TillistonPoetry in Motion3
22nd JanuaryElvis PresleyAre You Lonesome Tonight4
19th FebruaryEverly BrothersWalk Right Back4
19th MarchElvis PresleyWooden Heart3
9th AprilThe AllisonsAre You Sure?2
23rd AprilElvis PresleyWooden Heart1
30th AprilThe Temperance SevenYou're Driving Me Crazy1
7th MayMarcelsBlue Moon2
21st MayDel ShannonRunaway1
28th MayElvis PresleySurrender4
25th JuneDel ShannonRunaway1
2nd JulyEverly BrothersTemptation4
30th JulyEden KaneWell I Ask You1
6th AugustHelen ShapiroYou Don't Know2
20th AugustJohn LeytonJohnny Remember Me5
24th SeptemberThe ShadowsKon-Tiki1
1st OctoberThe HighwaymenMichael Row the Boat1
8th OctoberHelen ShapiroWalkin' Back to Happiness4
5th NovemberElvis PresleyHis Latest Flame3
26th NovemberBobby VeeTake Good Care of my Baby1
3rd DecemberFrankie VaughanTower of Strength4
31st DecemberAcker BilkStranger on the Shore2
14th JanuaryCliff RichardThe Young Ones5
18th FebruaryBobby DarinMultiplication1
25th FebruaryElvis PresleyRock-A-Hula Baby / Can't Help Falling In Love3
18th MarchThe ShadowsWonderful Land8
13th MayB Bumble & The StingersNut Rocker1
20th MayElvis PresleyGood Luck Charm5
24th JuneMike SarneCome Outside2
8th JulyRay CharlesI Can't Stop Loving You2
22nd JulyFrank IfieldI Remember You7
9th SeptemberElvis PresleyShe's Not For You3
30th SeptemberThe TornadosTelstar5
4th NovemberFrank IfieldLovesick Blues5
9th DecemberElvis PresleyReturn To Sender3
30th DecemberCliff RichardNext Time3
20th JanuaryThe ShadowsDance On1
27th JanuaryJet Harris & Tony MeehanDiamonds3
17th FebruaryFrank IfieldWayward Wind3
10th MarchCliff RichardSummer Holiday2
24th MarchThe ShadowsFoot Tapper1
31st MarchGerry & the PacemakersHow Do You Do It?4
28th AprilThe BeatlesFrom Me To You7
16th JuneGerry & the PacemakersI Like It4
14th JulyFrank IfieldConfessin'2
4th AugustElvis PresleyDevil in Disguise1
28th JulyThe SearchersSweets for my Sweet2
18th AugustBilly J KramerBad To Me3
8th SeptemberThe BeatlesShe Loves You4
6th OctoberBrian Poole & The TremeloesDo You Love Me?3
27th OctoberGerry & The PacemakersYou'll Never Walk Alone4
24th NovemberThe BeatlesShe Loves You2
8th DecemberThe BeatlesI Wanna Hold Your Hand5
12th JanuaryDave Clark FiveGlad All Over2
26th JanuaryThe SearchersNeedles & Pins3
16th FebruaryThe BachelorsDiane 2
1st MarchCilla BlackAnyone Who Had A Heart2
15th MarchBilly J KramerLittle Children2
29th MarchThe BeatlesCan't Buy Me Love3
19th AprilPeter & GordonWorld Without Love2
3rd MayThe SearchersDon't Throw Your Love Away2
17th MayThe Four PenniesJuliet1
24th MayCilla BlackYou're My World4
21st JuneRoy OrbisonIt's Over2
5th JulyThe AnimalsHouse of the Rising Sun1
12th JulyThe Rolling StonesIt's All Over Now1
19th JulyThe BeatlesA Hard Days Night3
9th AugustManfred MannDoo Wah Diddy Diddy2
23rd AugustThe HoneycombsHave I the Right2
5th SeptemberThe KinksYou Really Got Me2
19th SeptemberHermans HermitsI'm Into Something Good2
4th OctoberRoy OrbisonOh Pretty Woman2
18th OctoberSandie ShawAlways Something There to Remind Me3
8th NovemberRoy OrbisonOh Pretty Woman1
15th NovemberThe SupremesBaby Love2
29th NovemberThe Rolling StonesLittle Red Rooster1
6th DecemberThe BeatlesI Feel Fine5
10th JanuaryGeorgie FameYeh Yeh2
24th JanuaryThe Moody BluesGo Now1
31st JanuaryThe Righteous BrothersYou've Lost That Loving Feeling2
14th FebruaryThe KinksTired of Waiting for You1
21st FebruaryThe SeekersI'll Never Find Another You2
7th MarchTom JonesIt's Not Unusual1
14th MarchThe Rolling StonesThe Last Time3
4th AprilUnit 4 Plus 2Concrete & Clay1
11th AprilCliff RichardThe Minute You're Gone1
18th AprilThe BeatlesTicket To Ride3
9th MayRoger MillerKing of the Road1
16th MayJackie TrentWhere Are You Now My Love1
23rd MaySandie ShawLong Live Love3
13th JuneElvis PresleyCrying in the Chapel1
20th JuneThe HolliesI'm Alive1
27th JuneElvis PresleyCrying in the Chapel1
4th JulyThe HolliesI'm Alive2
18th JulyThe ByrdsMr Tambourine Man2
1st AugustThe BeatlesHelp3
22nd AugustSonny & CherI Got You Babe2
5th SeptemberThe Rolling StonesSatisfaction2
19th SeptemberThe Walker BrothersMake It Easy On Yourself1
26th SeptemberKen DoddTears5
31st OctoberThe Rolling StonesGet Off Of My Cloud3
21st NovemberThe SeekersThe Carnival is Over3
12th DecemberThe BeatlesDay Tripper / We Can Work It Out5
16th JanuaryThe Spencer Davis GroupKeep On Runnin'1
23rd JanuaryThe OverlandersMichelle3
13th FebruaryNancy SinatraThese Boots Are Made For Walking4
13th MarchThe Walker BrothersThe Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore4
10th April The Spencer Davis GroupSomebody Help Me2
24th AprilDusty SpringfieldYou Don't Have To Say You Love Me1
1st MayManfred MannPretty Flamingo3
22nd MayThe Rolling StonesPaint It Black1
29th MayFrank SinatraStrangers In The Night3
19th JuneThe BeatlesPaperback Writer2
3rd JulyThe KinksSunny Afternoon2
17th JulyGeorgie FameGet Away1
24th JulyChris FarloweOut Of Time1
31st JulyThe TroggsWith A Girl Like You2
14th AugustThe BeatlesYellow Submarine4
11th SeptemberThe Small FacesAll Or Nothing1
18th SeptemberJim ReevesDistant Drums5
23rd OctoberThe Four TopsReach Out I'll Be There3
13th NovemberThe Beach BoysGood Vibrations2
27th NovemberTom JonesGreen, Green Grass Of Home7
15th JanuaryThe MonkeesI'm A Believer4
12th FebruaryPetula ClarkThis Is My Song2
26th FebruaryEngelbert HumperdinckRelease Me6
9th AprilFrank & Nancy SinatraSomethin' Stupid2
23rd AprilSandie ShawPuppet On A String3
14th MayThe TremoloesSilence is Golden3
4th JuneProcol HarumA Whiter Shade Of Pale6
16th JulyThe BeatlesAll You Need Is Love3
6th AugustScott McKenzieSan Francisco (Flowers In Your Hair)4
3rd SeptemberEngelbert HumperdinckLast Waltz5
8th OctoberThe Bee GeesMassachusetts4
5th NovemberThe FoundationsBaby Now That I've Found You2
19th NovemberLong John BaldryLet The Heartaches Begin2
3rd DecemberThe BeatlesHello, Goodbye7
21st JanuaryGeorgie FameBallard Of Bonnie & Clyde1
28th JanuaryThe Love AffairEverlasting Love2
11th FebruaryManfred MannThe Mighty Quinn2
25th FebruaryEsther & Abi OfarimCinderella Rockafella3
17th MarchDave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & TichLegend Of Xanadu1
24th MarchThe BeatlesLady Madonna2
7th AprilCliff RichardCongratulations2
21st April Louis ArmstrongWonderful World4
19th MayThe Union GapYoung Girl4
16th JuneThe Rolling StonesJumping Jack Flash2
30th JuneThe EqualsBaby Come Back3
21st JulyDes O'ConnorI Pretend1
28th JulyTommy James & The ShondellsMony Mony2
11th AugustThe Crazy World Of Arthur BrownFire1
18th AugustTommy James & The ShondellsMony Mony1
25th AugustThe Beach BoysDo It Again1
1st SeptemberThe Bee GeesI Gotta Get A Message To You1
8th SeptemberThe BeatlesHey Jude2
22nd SeptemberMary HopkinThose Were The Days6
3rd NovemberJoe CockerWith A Little Help From My Friends1
10th NovemberHugo MontenegroThe Good, The Bad, The Ugly4
8th DecemberThe ScaffoldLily The Pink3
29th DecemberThe MarmaladeOb-La-Di, Ob-La-Da1
5th JanuaryThe ScaffoldLily The Pink1
12th JanuaryThe MarmaladeOb-La-Di, Ob-La-Da2
26th JanuaryFleetwood MacAlbatross1
2nd FebruaryThe MoveBlackberry Way1
9th FebruaryAmen Corner(If Paradise Is) Half As Nice2
23rd FebruaryPeter StarstedtWhere Do You Go To My Lovely4
23rd MarchMarvin GayeI Heard It Through The Grapevine3
13th AprilDesmond Dekker & The AcesThe Israelites1
20th AprilThe BeatlesGet Back6
1st JuneTommy RoeDizzy1
8th JuneThe BeatlesThe Ballad Of John & Yoko3
29th JuneThunderclap NewmanSomething In The Air3
20th JulyThe Rolling StonesHonky Tonk Woman5
24th AugustZager & EvansIn The Year 25253
14th SeptemberCreedence Clearwater RevivalBad Moon Rising3
5th OctoberJane Birkin & Serge GainsbourgJe T'aime, Moi Non Plus1
12th OctoberBobby GentryI'll Never Fall In Love Again1
19th OctoberThe ArchiesSugar Sugar8
14th DecemberRolf HarrisTwo Little Boys6