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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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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. 1940 Number One Songs 1941 »
Frankie Masters - Scatter-Brain 8
Tommy Dorsey - All the Things You Are 2
Glenn Miller - In the Mood 12
Glenn Miller - The Woodpecker Song 7
Glenn Miller - Imagination 3
Mitchell Ayers - Make-Believe Island 1
Glenn Miller - Fools Rush in (Where Angels Fear to Tread) 1
Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
Bing Crosby - Only Forever 9
Artie Shaw - Frenesi 13 (12)
Source: Billboard Magazine

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