UK Number 1s:  1960s

      

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Click to view YEAR your number 1 falls in:

 

1960   1961   1962   1963   1964

1965   1966   1967   1968   1969

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 A  YELLOW background denotes best selling single of the year.

Codes for "Notes" column:  BS = Best Selling single of the year and * = Entered charts at number 1

 

1960
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
95 26 Jan 1960 1 Feb 1960   1 Michael Holliday with The Michael Sammes Singers - 'Starry Eyed'
96 2 Feb 1960 29 Feb 1960   4 Anthony Newley - 'Why'
97 1 Mar 1960 14 Mar 1960   2 Adam Faith - 'Poor Me'
98 15 Mar 1960 28 Mar 1960   2 Johnny Preston - 'Running Bear'
99 29 Mar 1960 25 Apr 1960   4 Lonnie Donegan & His Group - 'My Old Man's A Dustman (Ballad Of A Refuse Disposal Officer)'
100 26 Apr 1960 2 May 1960   1 Anthony Newley - 'Do You Mind'
101 3 May 1960 20 Jun 1960   7 Everly Brothers - 'Cathy's Clown'
102 21 Jun 1960 4 Jul 1960   2 Eddie Cochran - 'Three Steps To Heaven'
103 5 Jul 1960 25 Jul 1960   3 Jimmy Jones - 'Good Timin''
104 26 Jul 1960 1 Aug 1960   1 Cliff Richard & The Shadows - 'Please Don't Tease'
105 2 Aug 1960 8 Aug 1960   1 Johnny Kidd & The Pirates - 'Shakin' All Over'
104 9 Aug 1960 22 Aug 1960   2 Cliff Richard & The Shadows - 'Please Don't Tease'
106 23 Aug 1960 26 Sep 1960   5 Shadows - 'Apache'
107 27 Sep 1960 17 Oct 1960   3 Ricky Valance - 'Tell Laura I Love Her'
108 18 Oct 1960 31 Oct 1960   2 Roy Orbison - 'Only The Lonely (Know How I Feel)'
109 1 Nov 1960 26 Dec 1960 *, BS 8 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'It's Now Or Never (O Sole Mio)'
110 27 Dec 1960 9 Jan 1961   2 Cliff Richard & The Shadows - 'I Love You'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1960 = 17

1961
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
111 10 Jan 1961 23 Jan 1961   2 Johnny Tillotson - 'Poetry In Motion'
112 24 Jan 1961 20 Feb 1961 BS 4 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'Are You Lonesome Tonight?'
113 21 Feb 1961 27 Feb 1961   1 Petula Clark, Peter Knight Orchestra & Chorus - 'Sailor'
114 28 Feb 1961 20 Mar 1961   3 Everly Brothers - 'Walk Right Back/Ebony Eyes'
115 21 Mar 1961 1 May 1961   6 Elvis Presley - 'Wooden Heart'
116 2 May 1961 15 May 1961   2 Marcels - 'Blue Moon'
117 16 May 1961 22 May 1961   1 Floyd Cramer - 'On The Rebound'
118 23 May 1961 29 May 1961   1 Temperance Seven & Paul MacDowall - 'You're Driving Me Crazy'
119 30 May 1961 26 Jun 1961   4 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'Surrender (Torna A Surriento)'
120 27 Jun 1961 17 Jul 1961   3 Del Shannon - 'Runaway'
121 18 Jul 1961 31 Jul 1961   2 Everly Brothers - 'Temptation'
122 1 Aug 1961 7 Aug 1961   1 Eden Kane - 'Well I Ask You'
123 8 Aug 1961 28 Aug 1961   3 Helen Shapiro - 'You Don't Know'
124 29 Aug 1961 18 Sep 1961   3 John Leyton - 'Johnny Remember Me'
125 19 Sep 1961 25 Sep 1961   1 Shirley Bassey wtih Geoff Love & His Orchestra - 'Reach For The Stars/Climb Ev'ry Mountain'
124 26 Sep 1961 2 Oct 1961   1 John Leyton - 'Johnny Remember Me'
126 3 Oct 1961 9 Oct 1961   1 Shadows - 'Kon-Tiki'
127 10 Oct 1961 16 Oct 1961   1 Highwaymen - 'Michael'
128 17 Oct 1961 6 Nov 1961   3 Helen Shapiro - 'Walkin' Back To Happiness'
129 7 Nov 1961 4 Dec 1961   4 Elvis Presley - '(Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame'
130 5 Dec 1961 25 Dec 1961   3 Frankie Vaughan - 'Tower Of Strength'
131 26 Dec 1961 8 Jan 1962   2 Danny Williams with Geoff Love & His Orchestra - 'Moon River'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1961 = 22

1962
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
132 9 Jan 1962 19 Feb 1962 * 6 Cliff Richard & The Shadows - 'The Young Ones'
133 20 Feb 1962 19 Mar 1962   4 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'Rock-A-Hula-Baby ("Twist Special")/Can't Help Falling In Love'
134 20 Mar 1962 14 May 1962   8 Shadows - 'Wonderful Land'
135 15 May 1962 21 May 1962   1 B Bumble & The Stingers - 'Nut Rocker'
136 22 May 1962 25 Jun 1962   5 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'Good Luck Charm'
137 26 Jun 1962 9 Jul 1962   2 Mike Sarne featuring Wendy Richard - 'Come Outside'
138 10 Jul 1962 23 Jul 1962   2 Ray Charles - 'I Can't Stop Loving You'
139 24 Jul 1962 10 Sep 1962 BS 7 Frank Ifield - 'I Remember You'
140 11 Sep 1962 1 Oct 1962   3 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'She's Not You'
141 2 Oct 1962 5 Nov 1962   5 Tornados - 'Telstar'
142 6 Nov 1962 10 Dec 1962   5 Frank Ifield with Norris Paramor & His Orchestra - 'Lovesick Blues'
143 11 Dec 1963 31 Dec 1962   3 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'Return To Sender'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1962 = 13

1963
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
144 1 Jan 1963 21 Jan 1963   3 Cliff Richard, The Shadows & The Norris Paramor Strings - 'The Next Time/Bachelor Boy'
145 22 Jan 1963 28 Jan 1963   1 Shadows - 'Dance On!'
146 29 Jan 1963 18 Feb 1963   3 Jet Harris & Tony Meehan - 'Diamonds'
147 19 Feb 1963 11 Mar 1963   3 Frank Ifield with Norris Paramor & His Orchestra - 'The Wayward Wind'
148 12 Mar 1963 25 Mar 1963   2 Cliff Richard, The Shadows & The Norris Paramor Strings - 'Summer Holiday'
149 26 Mar 1963 1 Apr 1963   1 Shadows - 'Foot Tapper'
148 2 Apr 1963 8 Apr 1963   1 Cliff Richard, The Shadows & The Norris Paramor Strings - 'Summer Holiday'
150 9 Apr 1963 29 Apr 1963   3 Gerry & The Pacemakers - 'How Do You Do It?'
151 30 Apr 1963 17 Jun 1963   7 Beatles - 'From Me To You'
152 18 Jun 1963 15 Jul 1963   4 Gerry & The Pacemakers - 'I Like It'
153 16 Jul 1963 29 Jul 1963   2 Frank Ifield - 'Confessin' (That I Love You)'
154 30 Jul 1963 5 Aug 1963   1 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - '(You're The) Devil In Disguise'
155 6 Aug 1963 19 Aug 1963   2 Searchers - 'Sweets For My Sweet'
156 20 Aug 1963 9 Sep 1963   3 J Kramer & The Dakotas - 'Bad To Me'
157 10 Sep 1963 7 Oct 1963 BS 4 Beatles - 'She Loves You'
158 8 Oct 1963 28 Oct 1963   3 Brian Poole & The Tremeloes - 'Do You Love Me'
159 29 Oct 1963 25 Nov 1963   4 Gerry & The Pacemakers - 'You'll Never Walk Alone'
157 26 Nov 1963 9 Dec 1963 BS 2 Beatles - 'She Loves You'
160 10 Dec 1963 13 Jan 1964   5 Beatles - 'I Want To Hold Your Hand'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1963 = 17

1964
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
161 14 Jan 1964 27 Jan 1964   2 Dave Clark Five - 'Glad All Over'
162 28 Jan 1964 17 Feb 1964   3 Searchers - 'Needles & Pins'
163 18 Feb 1964 24 Feb 1964   1 Bachelors - 'Diane'
164 25 Feb 1964 17 Mar 1964   3 Cilla Black - 'Anyone Who Had A Heart'
165 18 Mar 1964 31 Mar 1964 2 Billy J Kramer & The Dakotas - 'Little Children'
166 1 Apr 1964 21 Apr 1964 BS 3 Beatles - 'Can't Buy Me Love'
167 22 Apr 1964 5 May 1964   2 Peter & Gordon - 'A World Without Love'
168 6 May 1964 19 May 1964   2 Searchers - 'Don't Throw Your Love Away'
169 20 May 1964 26 May 1964   1 Four Pennies - 'Juliet'
170 27 May 1964 23 Jun 1964   4 Cilla Black - 'You're My World (Il Mio Mondo)'
171 24 Jun 1964 7 Jul 1964   2 Roy Orbison - 'It's Over'
172 8 Jul 1964 14 Jul 1964   1 Animals - 'House Of The Rising Sun'
173 15 Jul 1964 21 Jul 1964   1 Rolling Stones - 'It's All Over Now'
174 22 Jul 1964 11 Aug 1964   3 Beatles - 'A Hard Day's Night'
175 12 Aug 1964 25 Aug 1964   2 Manfred Mann - 'Do Wah Diddy Diddy'
176 26 Aug 1964 8 Sep 1964   2 Honeycombs - 'Have I The Right?'
177 9 Sep 1964 22 Sep 1964   2 Kinks - 'You Really Got Me'
178 23 Sep 1964 6 Oct 1964   2 Herman's Hermits - 'I'm Into Something Good'
179 7 Oct 1964 20 Oct 1964   2 Roy Orbison - 'Oh, Pretty Woman'
180 21 Oct 1964 10 Nov 1964   3 Sandie Shaw - '(There's) Always Something There To Remind Me'
179 11 Nov 1964 17 Nov 1964   1 Roy Orbison - 'Oh, Pretty Woman'
181 18 Nov 1964 1 Dec 1964   2 Supremes - 'Baby Love'
182 2 Dec 1964 8 Dec 1964   1 Rolling Stones - 'Little Red Rooster'
183 9 Dec 1964 11 Jan 1965   5 Beatles - 'I Feel Fine'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1964 = 24

1965
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
184 12 Jan 1965 25 Jan 1965   2 Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames - 'Yeh Yeh'
185 26 Jan 1965 1 Feb 1965   1 Moody Blues - 'Go Now!'
186 2 Feb 1965 15 Feb 1965   2 Righteous Brothers - 'You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin''
187 16 Feb 1965 22 Feb 1965   2 Kinks - 'Tired Of Waiting For You'
188 23 Feb 1965 8 Mar 1965   2 Seekers - 'I'll Never Find Another You'
189 9 Mar 1965 15 Mar 1965   1 Tom Jones - 'It's Not Unusual'
190 16 Mar 1965 5 Apr 1965   3 Rolling Stones - 'The Last Time'
191 6 Apr 1965 12 Apr 1965   1 Unit Four Plus Two - 'Concrete & Clay'
192 13 Apr 1965 19 Apr 1965   1 Cliff Richard - 'The Minute You're Gone'
193 20 Apr 1965 10 May 1965   3 Beatles - 'Ticket To Ride'
194 11 May 1965 17 May 1965   1 Roger Miller - 'King Of The Road'
195 18 May 1965 24 May 1965   1 Jackie Trent - 'Where Are You Now'
196 25 May 1965 14 Jun 1965   3 Sandie Shaw - 'Long Live Love'
197 15 Jun 1965 21 Jun 1965   1 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'Crying In The Chapel'
198 22 Jun 1965 28 Jun 1965   1 Hollies - 'I'm Alive'
197 29 Jun 1965 5 Jul 1965   1 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires - 'Crying In The Chapel'
198 6 Jul 1965 19 Jul 1965   2 Hollies - 'I'm Alive'
199 20 Jul 1965 2 Aug 1965   2 Byrds - 'Mr Tambourine Man'
200 3 Aug 1965 23 Aug 1965   3 Beatles - 'Help!'
201 24 Aug 1965 6 Sep 1965   2 Sonny & Cher - 'I Got Your Babe'
202 7 Sep 1965 20 Sep 1965   2 Rolling Stones - '(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction'
203 21 Sep 1965 27 Sep 1965   1 Walker Brothers - 'Make It Easy On Yourself'
204 28 Sep 1965 1 Nov 1965 BS 5 Ken Dodd with George Love & His Orchestra - 'Tears'
205 2 Nov 1965 22 Nov 1965   3 Rolling Stones - 'Get Off Of My Cloud'
206 23 Nov 1965 13 Dec 1965   3 Seekers - 'The Carnival Is Over'
207 14 Dec 1965 17 Jan 1966   5 Beatles - 'Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1965 = 25

1966
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
208 18 Jan 1966 24 Jan 1966   1 Spencer Davis Group - 'Keep On Running'
209 25 Jan 1966 14 Feb 1966   3 Overlanders - 'Michelle'
210 15 Feb 1966 14 Mar 1966   4 Nancy Sinatra - 'These Boots Are Made For Walkin''
211 15 Mar 1966 11 Apr 1966   4 Walker Brothers - 'The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore'
212 12 Apr 1966 25 Apr 1966   2 Spencer Davis Group - 'Somebody Help Me'
213 26 Apr 1966 2 May 1966   1 Dusty Springfield - 'You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (Lo Che No Vivo Senza Te)'
214 3 May 1966 23 May 1966   3 Manfred Mann - 'Pretty Flamingo'
215 24 May 1966 30 May 1966   1 Rolling Stones - 'Paint It Black'
216 31 May 1966 20 Jun 1966   3 Frank Sinatra - 'Strangers In The Night'
217 21 Jun 1966 4 Jul 1966   2 Beatles - 'Paperback Writer'
218 5 Jul 1966 18 Jul 1966   2 Kinks - 'Sunny Afternoon'
219 19 Jul 1966 25 Jul 1966   1 Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames - 'Get Away'
220 26 Jul 1966 1 Aug 1966   1 Chris Farlowe - 'Out Of Time'
221 2 Aug 1966 15 Aug 1966   2 Troggs - 'With A Girl Like You'
222 16 Aug 1966 12 Sep 1966   4 Beatles - 'Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby'
223 13 Sep 1966 19 Sep 1966   1 Small Faces - 'All Or Nothing'
224 20 Sep 1966 24 Oct 1966   5 Jim Reeves - 'Distant Drums.
225 25 Oct 1966 14 Nov 1966   3 Four Tops - 'Reach Out, I'll Be There'
226 15 Nov 1966 28 Nov 1966   2 Beach Boys - 'Good Vibrations'
227 29 Nov 1966 16 Jan 1967 BS 7 Tom Jones - 'Green, Green Grass Of Home'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1966 = 21

1967
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
228 17 Jan 1967 13 Feb 1967   4 Monkees - 'I'm A Believer'
229 14 Feb 1967 27 Feb 1967   2 Petula Clark - 'This Is My Song'
230 28 Feb 1967 10 Apr 1967 BS 6 Engelbert Humperdinck - 'Release Me'
231 11 Apr 1967 24 Apr 1967   2 Nancy & Frank Sinatra - 'Somethin' Stupid'
232 25 Apr 1967 15 May 1967   3 Sandie Shaw - 'Puppet On A String'
233 16 May 1967 5 Jun 1967   3 Tremeloes - 'Silence Is Golden'
234 6 Jun 1967 17 Jul 1967   6 Procol Harum - 'A White Shade Of Pale'
235 18 Jul 1967 7 Aug 1967   3 Beatles - 'All You Need Is Love'
236 8 Aug 1967 4 Sep 1967   4 Scott McKenzie - 'San Fancisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)'
237 5 Sep 1967 9 Oct 1967   5 Engelbert Humperdinck - 'The Last Waltz'
238 10 Oct 1967 6 Nov 1967   4 Bee Gees - 'Massachusetts (The Light Went Out In)'
239 7 Nov 1967 20 Nov 1967   2 Foundations - 'Baby, Now That I've Found You'
240 21 Nov 1967 4 Dec 1967   2 Long John Baldry - 'Let The Heartaches Begin'
241 5 Dec 1967 22 Jan 1968   7 Beatles - 'Hello Goodbye'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1967 = 15

1968
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
242 23 Jan 1968 29 Jan 1968   1 Georgie Fame - 'The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde'
243 30 Jan 1968 12 Feb 1968   2 Love Affair - 'Everlasting Love'
244 13 Feb 1968 26 Feb 1968   2 Manfred Mann - 'Mighty Quinn'
245 27 Feb 1968 18 Mar 1968   3 Esther & Abi Ofarim - 'Cinderella Rockafella'
246 19 Mar 1968 25 Mar 1968   1 Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - 'The Legend Of Xanadu'
247 26 Mar 1968 8 Apr 1968   2 Beatles - 'Lady Madonna'
248 9 Apr 1968 22 Apr 1968   2 Cliff Richard - 'Congratulations'
249 23 Apr 1968 20 May 1968   4 Louis Armstrong Orchestra & Chorus/Louis Armstrong & His All Stars - 'What A Wonderful World/Cabaret'
250 21 May 1968 17 Jun 1968   4 Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett - 'Young Girl'
251 18 Jun 1968 1 Jul 1968   2 Rolling Stones - 'Jumpin' Jack Flash'
252 2 Jul 1968 22 Jul 1968   3 Equals - 'Baby Come Back'
253 23 Jul 1968 29 Jul 1968   1 Des O'Connor - 'I Pretend'
254 30 Jul 1968 12 Aug 1968   2 Tommy James & The Shondells - 'Mony, Mony'
255 13 Aug 1968 19 Aug 1968   1 Crazy World Of Arthur Brown - 'Fire!'
254 20 Aug 1968 26 Aug 1968   1 Tommy James & The Shondells - 'Mony, Mony'
256 27 Aug 1968 2 Sep 1968   1 Beach Boys - 'Do It Again'
257 3 Sep 1968 9Sep 1968   1 Bee Gees - 'I've Gotta Get A Message To You'
258 10 Sep 1968 23 Sep 1968 BS 2 Beatles - 'Hey Jude'
259 24 Sep 1968 4 Nov 1968   6 Mary Hopkin - 'Those Were The Days'
260 5 Nov 1968 11 Nov 1968   1 Joe Cocker - 'With A Little Help From My Friends'
261 12 Nov 1968 9 Dec 1968   4 Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra & Chorus - 'The Good, The Bad And The Ugly'
262 10 Dec 1968 30 Dec 1968   3 Scaffold - 'Lily The Pink'
263 31 Dec 1968 6 Jan 1969   1 Marmalade - 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1968 = 23

1969
No From To Notes Weeks Artist and Title
262 7 Jan 1969 13 Jan 1969   1 Scaffold - 'Lily The Pink'
263 14 Jan 1969 27 Jan 1969   2 Marmalade - 'Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da'
264 28 Jan 1969 3 Feb 1969   1 Fleetwood Mac - 'Albatross'
265 4 Feb 1969 10 Feb 1969   1 Move - 'Blackberry Way'
266 11 Feb 1969 24 Feb 1969   2 Amen Corner - '(If Paradise Is) Half As Nice'
267 25 Feb 1969 24 Mar 1969   4 Peter Sarstedt - 'Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)'
268 25 Mar 1969 14 Apr 1969   3 Marvin Gaye - 'I Heard It Through The Grapevine'
269 15 Apr 1969 21 Apr 1969   1 Desmond Dekker & The Aces - 'Israelites'
270 22 Apr 1969 2 June 1969 * 6 Beatles with Billy Preston - 'Get Back'
271 3 Jun 1969 9 Jun 1969   1 Tommy Roe - 'Dizzy'
272 10 Jun 1969 30 Jun 1969   3 Beatles - 'The Ballad Of John & Yoko'
273 1 Jul 1969 21 Jul 1969   3 Thunderclap Newman - 'Something In The Air'
274 22 Jul 1969 25 Aug 1969   5 Rolling Stones - 'Honky Tonk Women'
275 26 Aug 1969 15 Sep 1969   3 Zager & Evans - 'In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)'
276 16 Sep 1969 6 Oct 1969   3 Creedence Clearwater Revival - 'Bad Moon Rising'
277 7 Oct 1969 13 Oct 1969   1 Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg - 'Je T'Aime . . . Moi Non Plus'
278 14 Oct 1969 20 Oct 1969   1 Bobbie Gentry - 'I'll Never Fall In Love Again'
279 21 Oct 1969 15 Dec 1969 BS 8 Archies - 'Sugar Sugar'
280 16 Dec 1969 26 Jan 1970   6 Rolf Harris - 'Two Little Boys'

TOTAL Number 1s for 1969 = 19

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