Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1950. 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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January 1 – 7 1950 Gene Autry - Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer 1
January 8 – February 4 1950 Andrews Sisters - I Can Dream, Can't I? 4
February 5 – 11 1950 Ames Brothers - Rag Mop 1
February 12 – March 11 1950 Red Foley - Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy 4
March 12 – April 8 1950 Teresa Brewer - (Put Another Nickel In) Music, Music, Music 4
April 9 – 22 1950 Eileen Barton - If I Knew You Were Coming I'd Have Baked A Cake 2
April 23 – July 8 1950 Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme 11
July 9 – August 12 1950 Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa 5
August 13 – November 11 1950 Weavers with Gordon Jenkins - Goodnight Irene 13
November 12 – 25 1950 Sammy Kaye - Harbor Lights 2
November 26 – December 23 1950 Phil Harris - The Thing 4
December 24 1950 – February 24 1951 Patti Page - Tennessee Waltz 9
Source: Billboard Magazine

12 different songs hit number one in the US during 1950.

Top 5 Songs of 1950

Number One Song of 1950: Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers - Goodnight Irene
  1. Gordon Jenkins and The Weavers - Goodnight Irene
  2. Nat King Cole - Mona Lisa
  3. Anton Karas - Third Man Theme
  4. Gary and Bing Crosby - Sam's Song
  5. Gary and Bing Crosby - Simple Melody
See the rest of the top 30 songs of 1950.