Number One Songs of the 1970s

 
 

1970s Number Ones

 What was No.1 on that Special Date? 

Number 1's of the 1970's
Date Reached Number. 1 Artist Song Title Wks
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No.1
1970
25th JanuaryEdison LighthouseLove Grows5
1st MarchLee MarvinWanderin' Star3
22nd MarchSimon & GarfunkelBridge Over Troubled Water3
12th AprilDanaAll Kinds Of Everything2
26th AprilNorman GreenbaumSpirit In The Sky2
10th MayEngland World Cup SquadBack Home3
31st MayChristieYellow River1
7th JuneMungo JerryIn The Summertime7
26th JulyElvis PresleyThe Wonder Of You6
6th SeptemberSmokey Robinson & The MiraclesTears Of A Clown1
13th SeptemberFreda PayneBand Of Gold6
25th OctoberMatthews Southern ComfortWoodstock3
15th NovemberJimi Hendrix ExperienceVoodoo Child1
22nd NovemberDave EdmundsI Hear You Knocking6
1971
3rd JanuaryClive DunnGrandad3
24th JanuaryGeorge HarrisonMy Sweet Lord5
28th FebruaryMungo JerryBaby Jump2
14th MarchT RexHot Love6
25th AprilDave & Ansil CollinsDouble Barrel2
9th MayDawnKnock Three Times5
13th JuneMiddle Of The RoadChirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep5
18th JulyT RexGet It On4
15th AugustDiana RossI'm Still Waiting4
12th SeptemberThe TamsHey Girl Don't Bother Me3
3rd OctoberRod StewartMaggie May5
7th NovemberSladeCoz I Love You4
5th DecemberBenny HillErnie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)4
1972
2nd JanuaryThe New SeekersI'd Like To Teach The World To Sing4
30th JanuaryT RexTelegram Sam2
13th FebruaryChicory TipSon Of My Father3
5th MarchNilssonWithout You5
9th AprilRoyal Scots Dragoon GuardsAmazing Grace5
14th MayT RexMetal Guru4
11th JuneDon MacLeanVincent2
25th JuneSladeTake Me Bak 'Ome1
2nd JulyDonny OsmondPuppy Love5
6th AugustAlice CooperSchool's Out3
27th AugustRod StewartYou Wear It Well1
3rd SeptemberSladeMama Weer All Crazee Now3
24th SeptemberDavid CassidyHow Can I Be Sure2
8th OctoberLieutenant PigeonMouldy Old Dough4
5th NovemberGilbert O'SullivanClair2
19th NovemberChuck BerryMy Ding-A-Ling4
17th DecemberLittle Jimmy OsmondLong Haired Lover From Liverpool5
1973
21st JanuaryThe SweetBlockbuster5
25th FebruarySladeCum On Feel The Noize4
25th MarchDonny OsmondThe Twelfth Of Never1
1st AprilGilbert O'SullivanGet Down2
15th AprilDawnTie A Yellow Ribbon4
13th MayWizzardSee My Baby Jive4
10th JuneSuzi QuatroCan The Can1
17th June10ccRubber Bullets1
24th JuneSladeSkweeze Me Pleeze Me3
15th JulyPeters & LeeWelcome Home1
22nd JulyGary GlitterI'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am)4
19th AugustDonny OsmondYoung Love4
16th SeptemberWizzardAngel Fingers1
23rd SeptemberSimon Park OrchestraEye Level4
21st OctoberDavid CassidyDaydreamer / Puppy Song3
11th NovemberGary GlitterI Love You Love Me Love4
9th DecemberSladeMerry Xmas Everybody5
1974
13th JanuaryThe New SeekersYou Won't Find Another Fool Like Me1
20th JanuaryMudTiger Feet4
17th FebruarySuzi QuatroDevil Gate Drive2
3rd MarchAlvin StardustJealous Mind1
10th MarchPaper LaceBilly Don't Be A Hero3
31st MarchTerry JacksSeasons In The Sun4
28th AprilAbbaWaterloo2
12th MayThe RubettesSugar Baby Love4
9th JuneRay StevensThe Streak1
16th JuneGary GlitterAlways Yours1
23rd JuneCharles AznavourShe4
21st JulyGeorge McCraeRock Your Baby3
11th AugustThe Three DegreesWhen Will I See You Again2
25th AugustThe OsmondsLove Me For A Reason3
15th SeptemberCarl DouglasKung Fu Fighting3
6th OctoberJohn DenverAnnie's Song1
13th OctoberSweet SensationSad Sweet Dreamer1
20th OctoberKen BootheEverything I Own3
10th NovemberDavid EssexGonna Make You A Star3
1st DecemberBarry WhiteYou're The First, The Last, My Everything2
15th DecemberMudLonely This Christmas4
1975
12th JanuaryStatus QuoDown Down1
19th JanuaryThe TymesMs Grace1
26th JanuaryPilotJanuary3
16th FebruarySteve Harley & Cockney Rebel(Come Up & See Me) Make Me Smile2
2nd MarchTelly SavalasIf2
16th MarchThe Bay City RollersBye Bye Baby6
27th AprilMudOh Boy2
11th MayTammy WynetteStand By Your Man3
1st JuneWindsor Davis & Don EstelleWhispering Grass3
22nd June10ccI'm Not In Love2
6th JulyJohnny NashTears On My Pillow1
13th JulyThe Bay City RollersGive A Little Love2
3rd AugustTypically TropicalBarbados1
10th AugustThe StylisticsI Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)3
31st AugustRod StewartSailing4
28th SeptemberDavid EssexHold Me Close3
19th OctoberArt GarfunkelI Only Have Eyes For You2
2nd NovemberDavid BowieSpace Oddity2
16th NovemberBilly ConnollyDIVORCE1
23rd NovemberQueenBohemian Rhapsody9
1976
25th JanuaryAbbaMama Mia2
8th FebruarySilkForever & Ever1
15th FebruaryThe Four SeasonsDecember '63 (Oh What A Night)2
29th FebruaryTina CharlesI Love TO Love3
21st MarchBrotherhood Of ManSave Your Kisses For Me6
2nd MayAbbaFernando4
30th MayJJ BarrieNo Charge1
6th JuneThe WurzelsCombine Harvester2
20th JuneThe Real ThingYou To Me Are Everything3
11th JulyDemis RoussosForever & Ever1
18th JulyElton John & Kiki DeeDon't Go Breaking My Heart6
29th AugustAbbaDancing Queen6
10th OctoberPussycatMississippi4
7th NovemberChicagoIf You Leave Me Now3
28th NovemberShowaddywaddyUnder The Moon Of Love3
19th DecemberJohnny MathisWhen A Child Is Born3
1977
9th JanuaryDavid SoulDon't Give Up On Us4
6th FebruaryJulie CovingtonDon't Cry For Me Argentina1
13th FebruaryLeo SayerWhen I Need You3
6th MarchManhattan TransferChanson D'Amour3
27th MarchAbbaKnowing Me Knowing You5
1st MayDeniece WilliamsFree2
15th MayRod StewartI Don't Wanna Talk About It4
12th JuneKenny RogersLucille1
19th JuneThe JacksonsShow You The Way To Go1
26th JuneHot ChocolateSo You Win Again3
17th JulyDonna SummerI Feel Love4
14th AugustThe Brotherhood Of ManAngelo1
21st AugustThe FloatersFloat On1
28th AugustElvis PresleyWay Down5
2nd OctoberDavid SoulSilver Lady3
23rd OctoberBaccaraYes Sir, I Can Boogie1
30th OctoberAbbaThe Name Of The Game4
27th NovemberWingsMull Of Kintyre9
1978
29th JanuaryAlthea & DonnaUptown Top Ranking1
5th FebruaryBrotherhood Of ManFigaro1
12th FebruaryAbbaTake A Chance On Me3
5th MarchKate BushWuthering Heights4
2nd AprilBrian & MichaelMatchstick Men & Matchstick Cats & Dogs3
23rd AprilThe Bee GeesNight Fever2
7th MayBoney MRivers Of Babylon5
11th JuneJohn Travolta & Olivia Newton JohnYou're The One That I Want9
13th AugustThe CommodoresThree Times A Lady5
17th September10ccDreadlock Holiday1
24th SeptemberJohn Travolta & Olivia Newton JohnSummer Nights7
12th NovemberThe Boomtown ratsRat Trap2
26th NovemberRod StewartDo Ya Think I'm Sexy1
3rd DecemberBoney MMary's Boy Child4
31st DecemberThe Village PeopleYMCA3
1979
21st JanuaryIan Dury & The BlockheadsHit Me With Your Rhytmn Stick1
28th JanuaryBlondieHeart Of Glass4
25th FebruaryThe Bee GeesTragedy2
11th MarchGloria GaynorI Will Survive4
8th AprilArt GarfunkelBright Eyes6
20th MayBlondieSunday Girl3
10th JuneAnita WardRing My Bell2
24th JuneTubeway ArmyAre Friends Electric4
22nd JulyThe Boomtown ratsI Don't Like Mondays4
19th AugustCliff RichardWe Don't Talk Anymore4
16th SeptemberGary NumanCars1
23rd SeptemberThe PoliceMessage In A Bottle3
14th OctoberBugglesVideo Killed The Radio Star1
21st OctoberLena MartellOne day At A Time3
11th NovemberDr HookWhen You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman3
2nd DecemberThe PoliceWalking On The Moon1
9th DecemberPink FloydAnother Brick In The Wall5