Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK 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. 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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Wings - Mull Of Kintyre / Girls' School 9
Althia and Donna - Up Town Top Ranking 1
Brotherhood Of Man - Figaro 1
ABBA - Take A Chance On Me 3
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights 4
Brian and Michael - Matchstalk Men And Matchstalk Cats And Dogs 3
Bee Gees - Night Fever 2
Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon 5
John Travolta and Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want 9
Commodores - Three Times A Lady 5
10cc - Dreadlock Holiday 1
John Travolta and Olivia Newton John - Summer Nights 7
Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap 2
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy 1
Boney M - Mary's Boy Child - Oh My Lord 4
Village People - Y.M.C.A. 3

16 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1978.