Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1959. 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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Chipmunks - The Chipmunk Song 4
Platters - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes 3
Lloyd Price - Stagger Lee 4
Frankie Avalon - Venus 5
Fleetwoods - Come Softly To Me 4
Dave 'Baby' Cortez - The Happy Organ 1
Wilbert Harrison - Kansas City 2
Johnny Horton - The Battle of New Orleans 6
Paul Anka - Lonely Boy 4
Elvis Presley - A Big Hunk O' Love 2
Browns - The Three Bells 4
Santo and Johnny - Sleep Walk 2
Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife 9 (6)
Fleetwoods - Mr. Blue 1
Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife 9 (3)
Guy Mitchell - Heartaches By The Number 2
Frankie Avalon - Why 1
Source: Billboard Magazine

16 different songs hit number one in the US during 1959.

Top 5 Songs of 1959

Number One Song of 1959: Johnny Horton - The Battle Of New Orleans
  1. Johnny Horton - The Battle Of New Orleans
  2. Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife
  3. Lloyd Price - Personality
  4. Frankie Avalon - Venus
  5. Paul Anka - Lonely Boy
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1959.