Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1965. 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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« 1964 1965 Number One Songs 1966 »
December 20 1964 – January 9 1965 Beatles - I Feel Fine 3
January 10 – 16 1965 Supremes - Come See About Me 2 (1)
January 17 – 30 1965 Petula Clark - Downtown 2
January 31 – February 13 1965 Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' 2
February 14 – 27 1965 Gary Lewis and The Playboys - This Diamond Ring 2
February 28 – March 6 1965 Temptations - My Girl 1
March 7 – 20 1965 Beatles - Eight Days A Week 2
March 21 – April 3 1965 Supremes - Stop! In The Name of Love 2
April 4 – 17 1965 Freddie and The Dreamers - I'm Telling You Now 2
April 18 – 24 1965 Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders - Game of Love 1
April 25 – May 15 1965 Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter 3
May 16 – 22 1965 Beatles - Ticket to Ride 1
May 23 – June 5 1965 Beach Boys - Help Me, Rhonda 2
June 6 – 12 1965 Supremes - Back In My Arms Again 1
June 13 – 19 1965 Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) 2 (1)
June 20 – 26 1965 Byrds - Mr. Tambourine Man 1
June 27 – July 3 1965 Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch) 2 (1)
July 4 – 31 1965 Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 4
August 1 – 7 1965 Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII, I Am 1
August 8 – 28 1965 Sonny and Cher - I Got You Babe 3
August 29 – September 18 1965 Beatles - Help! 3
September 19 – 25 1965 Barry McGuire - Eve of Destruction 1
September 26 – October 2 1965 McCoys - Hang On Sloopy 1
October 3 – 30 1965 Beatles - Yesterday 4
October 31 – November 13 1965 Rolling Stones - Get Off Of My Cloud 2
November 14 – 27 1965 Supremes - I Hear a Symphony 2
November 28 – December 18 1965 Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! 3
December 19 – 25 1965 Dave Clark Five - Over And Over 1
December 26 1965 – January 1 1966 Simon and Garfunkel - The Sounds of Silence 2 (1)
Source: Billboard Magazine

28 different songs hit number one in the US during 1965.

Top 5 Songs of 1965

Number One Song of 1965: Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs - Wooly Bully
  1. Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs - Wooly Bully
  2. Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
  3. Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
  4. We Five - You Were On My Mind
  5. Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1965.