Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1978. 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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December 18 1977 – January 7 1978 Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love 3
January 8 – 28 1978 Player - Baby Come Back 3
January 29 – February 25 1978 Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive 4
February 26 – March 11 1978 Andy Gibb - (Love Is) Thicker Than Water 2
March 12 – May 6 1978 Bee Gees - Night Fever 8
May 7 – 13 1978 Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You 1
May 14 – 27 1978 Paul McCartney and Wings - With A Little Luck 2
May 28 – June 3 1978 Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams - Too Much, Too Little, Too Late 1
June 4 – 10 1978 John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John - You're The One That I Want 1
June 11 – July 29 1978 Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing 7
July 30 – August 5 1978 Rolling Stones - Miss You 1
August 6 – 19 1978 Commodores - Three Times A Lady 2
August 20 – September 2 1978 Frankie Valli - Grease 2
September 3 – 23 1978 Taste Of Honey - Boogie Oogie Oogie 3
September 24 – October 21 1978 Exile - Kiss You All Over 4
October 22 – 28 1978 Nick Gilder - Hot Child In The City 1
October 29 – November 4 1978 Anne Murray - You Needed Me 1
November 5 – 25 1978 Donna Summer - MacArthur Park 3
November 26 – December 2 1978 Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers 2 (1)
December 3 – 9 1978 Chic - Le Freak 6 (1)
December 10 – 16 1978 Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond - You Don't Bring Me Flowers 2 (1)
December 17 – 30 1978 Chic - Le Freak 6 (2)
December 31 1978 – January 13 1979 Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven 2
Source: Billboard Magazine

21 different songs hit number one in the US during 1978.

Top 5 Songs of 1978

Number One Song of 1978: Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
  1. Andy Gibb - Shadow Dancing
  2. Bee Gees - Night Fever
  3. Debby Boone - You Light Up My Life
  4. Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
  5. Exile - Kiss You All Over
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1978.