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 April 1 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 - In The Mood 12
1941 1 Jimmy Dorsey - Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) 10
1942 2 Glenn Miller - Moonlight Cocktail 10
1943 3 Harry James - I've Heard That Song Before 13
1944 4 Jimmy Dorsey - Besame Mucho 7
1945 5 Les Brown - My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time 7
1946 6 Frankie Carle - Oh! What It Seemed To Be 6
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 Teresa Brewer - (Put Another Nickel In) Music, Music, Music 4
1951 11 Perry Como - If 6
1952 12 Kay Starr - Wheel of Fortune 9
1953 13 Patti Page - (How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window 8
1954 14 Jo Stafford - Make Love To Me! 3
1955 15 Bill Hayes - The Ballad of Davy Crockett 5
1956 16 Les Baxter - The Poor People Of Paris 4
1957 17 Perry Como - Round and Round 1
1958 18 Champs - Tequila 5
1959 19 Frankie Avalon - Venus 5
1960 20 Percy Faith - Theme From 'A Summer Place' 9
1961 21 Elvis Presley - Surrender 2
1962 22 Shelley Fabares - Johnny Angel 2
1963 23 Chiffons - He's So Fine 4
1964 24 Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love 5
1965 25 Supremes - Stop! In The Name of Love 2
1966 26 Sgt. Barry Sadler - Ballad of the Green Beret 5
1967 27 Turtles - Happy Together 3
1968 28 Otis Redding - Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay 4
1969 29 Tommy Roe - Dizzy 4
1970 30 Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water 6
1971 31 Temptations - Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) 2
1972 32 America - A Horse With No Name 3
1973 33 Vicki Lawerence - The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia 2
1974 34 Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling 1
1975 35 Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You 1
1976 36 Johnnie Taylor - Disco Lady 4
1977 37 Hall and Oates - Rich Girl 2
1978 38 Bee Gees - Night Fever 8
1979 39 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive 3
1980 40 Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2) 4
1981 41 Blondie - Rapture 2
1982 42 Joan Jett and The Blackhearts - I Love Rock 'n Roll 7
1983 43 Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 7
1984 44 Kenny Loggins - Footloose 3
1985 45 Phil Collins - One More Night 2
1986 46 Falco - Rock Me Amadeus 3
1987 47 Starship - Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now 2
1988 48 Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror 2
1989 49 Bangles - Eternal Flame 1
1990 50 Taylor Dayne - Love Will Lead You Back 1
1991 51 Gloria Estefan - Coming Out of the Dark 2
1992 52 Vanessa Williams - Save the Best for Last 5
1993 53 Snow - Informer 7
1994 54 Ace of Base - The Sign 6
1995 55 Madonna - Take a Bow 7
1996 56 Celine Dion - Because You Loved Me 6
1997 57 Puff Daddy feat. Mase - Can't Nobody Hold Me Down 6
1998 58 K-Ci and JoJo - All My Life 3
1999 59 Cher - Believe 4
2000 60 Destiny's Child - Say My Name 3
2001 61 Crazy Town - Butterfly 2
2002 62 Jennifer Lopez feat. Ja Rule - Ain't It Funny 6
2003 63 50 Cent - In Da Club 9
2004 64 Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris - Yeah! 12
2005 65 50 Cent feat. Olivia - Candy Shop 9
2006 66 Sean Paul - Temperature 1
2007 67 Akon - Don't Matter 2
2008 68 Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love 4
2009 69 Flo Rida - Right Round 6
2010 70 Rihanna - Rude Boy 5
2011 71 Lady Gaga - Born This Way 6
2012 72 fun. feat. Janelle Monae - We Are Young 6
2013 73 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Wanz - Thrift Shop 6
2014 74 Pharrell Williams - Happy 10
2015 75 Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk 12
Source: Billboard