Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK 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. 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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« 1967 1968 Number One Songs 1969 »
Date Artist - Title Weeks
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« 1967 1968 Number One Songs 1969 »
December 3 1967 – January 20 1968 Beatles - Hello Goodbye 7
January 21 – 27 1968 Georgie Fame - The Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde 1
January 28 – February 10 1968 Love Affair - Everlasting Love 2
February 11 – 24 1968 Manfred Mann - The Mighty Quinn 2
February 25 – March 16 1968 Esther and Abi Ofarim - Cinderella Rockefella 3
March 17 – 23 1968 Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich - Legend Of Xanadu 1
March 24 – April 6 1968 Beatles - Lady Madonna 2
April 7 – 20 1968 Cliff Richard - Congratulations 2
April 21 – May 18 1968 Louis Armstrong - What A Wonderful World / Cabaret 4
May 19 – June 15 1968 Union Gap feat. Gary Puckett - Young Girl 4
June 16 – 29 1968 Rolling Stones - Jumpin' Jack Flash 2
June 30 – July 20 1968 Equals - Baby Come Back 3
July 21 – 27 1968 Des O'Connor - I Pretend 1
July 28 – August 10 1968 Tommy James and The Shondells - Mony Mony 3 (2)
August 11 – 17 1968 Crazy World of Arthur Brown - Fire 1
August 18 – 24 1968 Tommy James and The Shondells - Mony Mony 3 (1)
August 25 – 31 1968 Beach Boys - Do It Again 1
September 1 – 7 1968 Bee Gees - I've Gotta Get A Message To You 1
September 8 – 21 1968 Beatles - Hey Jude 2
September 22 – November 2 1968 Mary Hopkin - Those Were The Days 6
November 3 – 9 1968 Joe Cocker - With A Little Help From My Friends 1
November 10 – December 7 1968 Hugo Montenegro Orchestra - The Good The Bad And The Ugly 4
December 8 – 28 1968 Scaffold - Lily The Pink 4 (3)
December 29 1968 – January 4 1969 Marmalade - Ob-La-Di Ob-La-Da 3 (1)

23 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1968.