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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Frankie Avalon - Why 1
Marty Robbins - El Paso 2
Johnny Preston - Running Bear 3
Mark Dinning - Teen Angel 2
Percy Faith - Theme From 'A Summer Place' 9
Elvis Presley - Stuck On You 4
Everly Brothers - Cathy's Clown 5
Connie Francis - Everybody's Somebody's Fool 2
Hollywood Argyles - Alley Oop 1
Brenda Lee - I'm Sorry 3
Brian Hyland - Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini 1
Elvis Presley - It's Now or Never 5
Chubby Checker - The Twist 1
Connie Francis - My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own 2
Larry Verne - Mister Custer 1
Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me 3 (1)
Brenda Lee - I Want to Be Wanted 1
Drifters - Save The Last Dance For Me 3 (2)
Ray Charles - Georgia On My Mind 1
Maurice Williams And The Zodiacs - Stay 1
Elvis Presley - Are You Lonesome Tonight 6
Source: Billboard

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.