Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the US during 1979. 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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Bee Gees - Too Much Heaven 2
Chic - Le Freak 6 (3)
Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy 4
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive 3 (2)
Bee Gees - Tragedy 2
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive 3 (1)
Doobie Brothers - What a Fool Believes 1
Amii Stewart - Knock on Wood 1
Blondie - Heart of Glass 1
Peaches and Herb - Reunited 4
Donna Summer - Hot Stuff 3 (1)
Bee Gees - Love You Inside Out 1
Donna Summer - Hot Stuff 3 (2)
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell 2
Donna Summer - Bad Girls 5
Chic - Good Times 1
Knack - My Sharona 6
Robert John - Sad Eyes 1
Michael Jackson - Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough 1
Herb Alpert - Rise 2
M - Pop Musik 1
Eagles - Heartache Tonight 1
Commodores - Still 1
Barbra Streisand and Donna Summer - No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) 2
Styx - Babe 2
Rupert Holmes - Escape (Pina Colada Song) 3 (2)
KC and the Sunshine Band - Please Don't Go 1
Source: Billboard

25 different songs hit number one in the US during 1979.

Top 5 Songs of 1979

Number One Song of 1979: Knack - My Sharona
  1. Knack - My Sharona
  2. Donna Summer - Bad Girls
  3. Chic - Le Freak
  4. Rod Stewart - Da Ya Think I'm Sexy
  5. Peaches and Herb - Reunited
See the rest of the top 100 songs of 1979.