Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1953. 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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December 21 1952 – January 3 1953 Jimmy Boyd - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 2
January 4 – February 7 1953 Perry Como - Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes 5
February 8 – March 14 1953 Teresa Brewer - Till I Waltz Again With You 5
March 15 – May 9 1953 Patti Page - (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window 8
May 10 – July 18 1953 Percy Faith - The Song from Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 10
July 19 – August 1 1953 Eddie Fisher - I'm Walking Behind You 2
August 2 – October 3 1953 Les Paul and Mary Ford - Vaya Con Dios 11 (9)
October 4 – 31 1953 Stan Freberg - St. George and the Dragonet 4
November 1 – 14 1953 Les Paul and Mary Ford - Vaya Con Dios 11 (2)
November 15 – December 26 1953 Tony Bennett - Rags To Riches 6
December 27 1953 – February 20 1954 Eddie Fisher - Oh! My Papa 8
Source: Billboard Magazine

10 different songs hit number one in the US during 1953.

Top 5 Songs of 1953

Number One Song of 1953: Percy Faith - Song From Moulin Rouge
  1. Percy Faith - Song From Moulin Rouge
  2. Les Paul and Mary Ford - Vaya Con Dios
  3. Patti Page - Doggie In The Window
  4. Eddie Fisher - I'm Walking Behind You
  5. Ames Brothers - You, You, You
See the rest of the top 30 songs of 1953.