Number One Single

See what the number one song was each year on your birthday, anniversary, or other special day and listen to a medley of the songs.

This lists the songs that were number one in the US on any date from January 1, 1940 to present. To make it convenient, the songs that hit number one on May 5 are shown below. You can also choose to see the songs that were number one in the UK on any date from January 1, 1953 to present, and in Australia on any date from January 1, 1950 to present.


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 1940 - 2015
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Glenn Miller - The Woodpecker Song 7
1941 1 Jimmy Dorsey - Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) 10
1942 2 Jimmy Dorsey - Tangerine 6
1943 3 Harry James - I've Heard That Song Before 13
1944 4 Bing Crosby - I Love You 5
1945 5 Les Brown - My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time 7
1946 6 Perry Como - Prisoner Of Love 3
1947 7 Ted Weems - Heartaches 12
1948 8 Peggy Lee - Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me) 9
1949 9 Russ Morgan - Cruising Down The River 7
1950 10 Anton Karas - The Third Man Theme 11
1951 11 Les Paul and Mary Ford - How High The Moon 9
1952 12 Kay Starr - Wheel of Fortune 9
1953 13 Patti Page - (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window 8
1954 14 Perry Como - Wanted 8
1955 15 Perez Prado - Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White 10
1956 16 Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel 8
1957 17 Elvis Presley - All Shook Up 8
1958 18 David Seville - Witch Doctor 2
1959 19 Fleetwoods - Come Softly To Me 4
1960 20 Elvis Presley - Stuck On You 4
1961 21 Del Shannon - Runaway 4
1962 22 Shirelles - Soldier Boy 3
1963 23 Little Peggy March - I Will Follow Him 3
1964 24 Louis Armstrong - Hello, Dolly! 1
1965 25 Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter 3
1966 26 Mamas and Papas - Monday Monday 3
1967 27 Frank and Nancy Sinatra - Somethin' Stupid 4
1968 28 Bobby Goldsboro - Honey 5
1969 29 Fifth Dimension - Aquarius Let The Sunshine In 6
1970 30 Guess Who - American Woman 3
1971 31 Three Dog Night - Joy to the World 6
1972 32 Roberta Flack - The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face 6
1973 33 Tony Orlando and Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree 4
1974 34 Grand Funk Railroad - The Loco-Motion 2
1975 35 Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) 3
1976 36 John Sebastian - Welcome Back 1
1977 37 Eagles - Hotel California 1
1978 38 Bee Gees - Night Fever 8
1979 39 Peaches and Herb - Reunited 4
1980 40 Blondie - Call Me 6
1981 41 Sheena Easton - Morning Train (Nine to Five) 2
1982 42 Vangelis - Chariots of Fire 1
1983 43 Michael Jackson - Beat It 3
1984 44 Phil Collins - Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) 3
1985 45 Madonna - Crazy for You 1
1986 46 Pet Shop Boys - West End Girls 1
1987 47 Cutting Crew - (I Just) Died in Your Arms 2
1988 48 Terence Trent D'Arby - Wishing Well 1
1989 49 Madonna - Like a Prayer 3
1990 50 Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U 4
1991 51 Roxette - Joyride 1
1992 52 Kris Kross - Jump 8
1993 53 Silk - Freak Me 2
1994 54 Ace of Base - The Sign 6
1995 55 Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It 7
1996 56 Mariah Carey - Always Be My Baby 2
1997 57 Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize 3
1998 58 Next - Too Close 5
1999 59 Ricky Martin - Livin' La Vida Loca 5
2000 60 Santana feat. The Product G&B - Maria Maria 10
2001 61 Janet - All For You 7
2002 62 Ashanti - Foolish 10
2003 63 Sean Paul - Get Busy 3
2004 64 Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris - Yeah! 12
2005 65 Gwen Stefani - Hollaback Girl 4
2006 66 Daniel Powter - Bad Day 5
2007 67 Avril Lavigne - Girlfriend 1
2008 68 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love 4
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - Boom Boom Pow 12
2010 70 B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars - Nothin' On You 2
2011 71 Katy Perry feat. Kanye West - E.T. 5
2012 72 Gotye feat. Kimbra - Somebody That I Used To Know 8
2013 73 P!nk feat. Nate Ruess - Just Give Me A Reason 3
2014 74 Pharrell Williams - Happy 10
2015 75 Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth - See You Again 3
Source: Billboard