Number One Song This lists songs that hit number one on the charts in the UK 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. 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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Date Artist - Title Weeks
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Village People - Y.M.C.A. 3
Ian Dury and The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick 1
Blondie - Heart Of Glass 4
Bee Gees - Tragedy 2
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive 4
Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes 6
Blondie - Sunday Girl 3
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell 2
Tubeway Army - Are 'Friends' Electric 4
Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays 4
Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore 4
Gary Numan - Cars 1
Police - Message In A Bottle 3
Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star 1
Lena Martell - One Day At A Time 3
Dr Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman 3
Police - Walking On The Moon 1
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall 5
Source: The Official Charts Company

18 different songs hit number one in the UK during 1979.