Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1960. 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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« 1959 1960 Number One Songs 1961 »
December 27 1959 – January 2 1960 Frankie Avalon - Why 1
January 3 – 16 1960 Marty Robbins - El Paso 2
January 17 – February 6 1960 Johnny Preston - Running Bear 3
February 7 – 20 1960 Mark Dinning - Teen Angel 2
February 21 – April 23 1960 Percy Faith - Theme From 'A Summer Place' 9
April 24 – May 21 1960 Elvis Presley - Stuck On You 4
May 22 – June 25 1960 Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown 5
June 26 – July 9 1960 Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool 2
July 10 – 16 1960 Hollywood Argyles - Alley Oop 1
July 17 – August 6 1960 Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry 3
August 7 – 13 1960 Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini 1
August 14 – September 17 1960 Elvis Presley - It's Now or Never 5
September 18 – 24 1960 Chubby Checker - The Twist 1
September 25 – October 8 1960 Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own 2
October 9 – 15 1960 Larry Verne - Mister Custer 1
October 16 – 22 1960 Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me 3 (1)
October 23 – 29 1960 Brenda Lee - I Want to Be Wanted 1
October 30 – November 12 1960 Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me 3 (2)
November 13 – 19 1960 Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind 1
November 20 – 26 1960 Maurice Williams And The Zodiacs - Stay 1
November 27 1960 – January 7 1961 Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome Tonight 6
Source: Billboard Magazine

20 different songs hit number one in the US during 1960.

Top 5 Songs of 1960

Number One Song of 1960: Percy Faith - Theme From "A Summer Place"
  1. Percy Faith - Theme From "A Summer Place"
  2. Jim Reeves - He'll Have To Go
  3. Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown
  4. Johnny Preston - Running Bear
  5. Mark Dinning - Teen Angel
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1960.