Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1968. 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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December 24 1967 – January 13 1968 Beatles - Hello, Goodbye 3
January 14 – 27 1968 John Fred and His Playboy Band - Judy in Disguise (With Glasses) 2
January 28 – February 3 1968 Lemon Pipers - Green Tambourine 1
February 4 – March 9 1968 Paul Mauriat - Love Is Blue 5
March 10 – April 6 1968 Otis Redding - Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay 4
April 7 – May 11 1968 Bobby Goldsboro - Honey 5
May 12 – 25 1968 Archie Bell and The Drells - Tighten Up 2
May 26 – June 15 1968 Simon and Garfunkel - Mrs. Robinson 3
June 16 – July 13 1968 Herb Alpert - This Guy's In Love With You 4
July 14 – 27 1968 Hugh Masekela - Grazing In The Grass 2
July 28 – August 10 1968 Doors - Hello, I Love You 2
August 11 – September 14 1968 Rascals - People Got To Be Free 5
September 15 – 21 1968 Jeannie C. Riley - Harper Valley P.T.A. 1
September 22 – November 23 1968 Beatles - Hey Jude 9
November 24 – December 7 1968 Supremes - Love Child 2
December 8 1968 – January 25 1969 Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine 7
Source: Billboard Magazine

16 different songs hit number one in the US during 1968.

Top 5 Songs of 1968

Number One Song of 1968: Beatles - Hey Jude
  1. Beatles - Hey Jude
  2. Paul Mauriat - Love Is Blue
  3. Bobby Goldsboro - Honey
  4. Otis Redding - (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
  5. Rascals - People Got To Be Free
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1968.