Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1940. If a song spent nonconsecutive weeks at number one, the number of weeks for each occurrence at the top is shown in parenthesis.
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November 26 1939 – January 20 1940 Frankie Masters - Scatter-Brain 8
January 21 – February 3 1940 Tommy Dorsey - All the Things You Are 2
February 4 – April 27 1940 Glenn Miller - In The Mood 12
April 28 – June 15 1940 Glenn Miller - The Woodpecker Song 7
June 16 – July 6 1940 Glenn Miller - Imagination 3
July 7 – 13 1940 Mitchell Ayers - Make-Believe Island 1
July 14 – 20 1940 Glenn Miller - Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread) 1
July 21 – October 12 1940 Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
October 13 – December 14 1940 Bing Crosby - Only Forever 9
December 15 1940 – March 8 1941 Artie Shaw - Frenesi 13 (12)
Source: Billboard Magazine

10 different songs hit number one in the US during 1940.