Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK 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. In the early years of the UK chart, occasionally two songs were at number one simultaneously. This will be indicated with two asterisks.
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Conway Twitty - It's Only Make Believe 5
Jane Morgan - The Days The Rains Came 1
Elvis Presley - I Got Stung / One Night 3
Shirley Bassey - As I Love You 4
The Platters - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes 1
Russ Conway - Side Saddle 4
Buddy Holly - It Doesn't Matter Anymore 3
Elvis Presley - A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight 5
Russ Conway - Roulette 2
Bobby Darin - Dream Lover 4
Cliff Richard and The Shadows - Living Doll 6
Craig Douglas - Only Sixteen 4
Jerry Keller - Here Comes Summer 1
Bobby Darin - Mack The Knife 2
Cliff Richard and The Shadows - Travellin' Light 5
Adam Faith - What Do You Want 3**
Emile Ford and The Checkmates - What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For? 6**
Source: New Musical Express (NME)

17 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1959.