Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK during 1966. 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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« 1965 1966 Number One Songs 1967 »
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« 1965 1966 Number One Songs 1967 »
December 12 1965 – January 15 1966 Beatles - Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out 5
January 16 – 22 1966 Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Running 1
January 23 – February 12 1966 Overlanders - Michelle 3
February 13 – March 12 1966 Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walking 4
March 13 – April 9 1966 Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore 4
April 10 – 23 1966 Spencer Davis Group - Somebody Help Me 2
April 24 – 30 1966 Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me 1
May 1 – 21 1966 Manfred Mann - Pretty Flamingo 3
May 22 – 28 1966 Rolling Stones - Paint It Black 1
May 29 – June 18 1966 Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night 3
June 19 – July 2 1966 Beatles - Paperback Writer 2
July 3 – 16 1966 Kinks - Sunny Afternoon 2
July 17 – 23 1966 Georgie Fame and The Blue Flames - Getaway 1
July 24 – 30 1966 Chris Farlowe - Out Of Time 1
July 31 – August 13 1966 Troggs - With A Girl Like You 2
August 14 – September 10 1966 Beatles - Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby 4
September 11 – 17 1966 Small Faces - All Or Nothing 1
September 18 – October 22 1966 Jim Reeves - Distant Drums 5
October 23 – November 12 1966 Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There 3
November 13 – 26 1966 Beach Boys - Good Vibrations 2
November 27 1966 – January 14 1967 Tom Jones - Green Green Grass Of Home 7

21 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1966.