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 August 19 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 - 2017
Year $AGEORANNIV Artist - Title Weeks at
number one
1940 -- Tommy Dorsey - I'll Never Smile Again 12
1941 1 Sammy Kaye - Daddy 8
1942 2 Kay Kyser - Jingle, Jangle, Jingle 8
1943 3 Tommy Dorsey - In The Blue Of The Evening 3
1944 4 Bing Crosby - Swinging On A Star 9
1945 5 Johnny Mercer - On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe 7
1946 6 Eddy Howard - To Each His Own 5
1947 7 Tex Williams - Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) 6
1948 8 Al Trace - You Call Everybody Darlin' 2
1949 9 Perry Como - Some Enchanted Evening 5
1950 10 Weavers with Gordon Jenkins - Goodnight Irene 13
1951 11 Rosemary Clooney - Come On-a My House 6
1952 12 Vera Lynn - Auf Weiderseh'n Sweetheart 9
1953 13 Les Paul and Mary Ford - Vaya Con Dios 11
1954 14 Crew-Cuts - Sh-Boom 7
1955 15 Bill Haley and His Comets - Rock Around The Clock 8
1956 16 Elvis Presley - Don't Be Cruel / Hound Dog 11
1957 17 Elvis Presley - (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear 7
1958 18 Domenico Modugno - Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu) 5
1959 19 Elvis Presley - A Big Hunk O' Love 2
1960 20 Elvis Presley - It's Now or Never 5
1961 21 Bobby Lewis - Tossin' And Turnin' 7
1962 22 Little Eva - The Loco-Motion 1
1963 23 Stevie Wonder - Fingertips (Part 2) 3
1964 24 Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go 2
1965 25 Sonny and Cher - I Got You Babe 3
1966 26 Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City 3
1967 27 Beatles - All You Need Is Love 1
1968 28 Rascals - People Got To Be Free 5
1969 29 Rolling Stones - Honky Tonk Women 4
1970 30 Bread - Make It With You 1
1971 31 Bee Gees - How Can You Mend a Broken Heart 4
1972 32 Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again (Naturally) 6
1973 33 Stories - Brother Louie 2
1974 34 Paul Anka with Odia Coates - (You're) Having My Baby 3
1975 35 Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love 1
1976 36 Elton John and Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart 4
1977 37 Emotions - Best Of My Love 5
1978 38 Commodores - Three Times A Lady 2
1979 39 Knack - My Sharona 6
1980 40 Olivia Newton-John - Magic 4
1981 41 Diana Ross and Lionel Richie - Endless Love 9
1982 42 Survivor - Eye of the Tiger 6
1983 43 Police - Every Breath You Take 8
1984 44 Ray Parker Jr. - Ghostbusters 3
1985 45 Huey Lewis and The News - The Power of Love 2
1986 46 Madonna - Papa Don't Preach 2
1987 47 Madonna - Who's That Girl 1
1988 48 Steve Winwood - Roll With It 4
1989 49 Richard Marx - Right Here Waiting 3
1990 50 Mariah Carey - Vision of Love 4
1991 51 Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It for You 7
1992 52 Boyz II Men - End of the Road 13
1993 53 UB40 - Can't Help Falling in Love 7
1994 54 Lisa Loeb - Stay (I Missed You) 3
1995 55 TLC - Waterfalls 7
1996 56 Los Del Rio - Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) 14
1997 57 Puff Daddy and Faith Evans feat. 112 - I'll Be Missing You 11
1998 58 Brandy and Monica - The Boy Is Mine 13
1999 59 Christina Aguilera - Genie In A Bottle 5
2000 60 Sisqo - Incomplete 2
2001 61 Alicia Keys - Fallin' 6
2002 62 Nelly feat. Kelly Rowland - Dilemma 10
2003 63 Beyonce feat. Jay-Z - Crazy In Love 8
2004 64 Terror Squad - Lean Back 3
2005 65 Mariah Carey - We Belong Together 14
2006 66 Fergie - London Bridge 3
2007 67 Sean Kingston - Beautiful Girls 4
2008 68 Rihanna - Disturbia 2
2009 69 Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling 14
2010 70 Eminem feat. Rihanna - Love the Way You Lie 7
2011 71 LMFAO feat. Lauren Bennett and GoonRock - Party Rock Anthem 6
2012 72 Flo Rida - Whistle 2
2013 73 Robin Thicke feat. T.I. and Pharrell - Blurred Lines 12
2014 74 MAGIC! - Rude 6
2015 75 Weeknd - Can't Feel My Face 3
2016 76 Sia feat. Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills 4
2017 77 Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber - Despacito (Remix) 13
Source: Billboard