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Weekly Billboard Hot 100 No. 1 Songs from the First 50 Years


A chronological list of every Hot 100 chart-topper from August 1958 through July 2008.


Poor Little Fool
Ricky Nelson
Imperial
Peak Date
8/4/1958
Weeks at No. 1
2
Volare (Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu)�
Domenico Modugno�
Decca�
8/18/1958�
5�
Little Star�
The Elegants�
Apt�
8/25/1958�
1�
It's All In The Game�
Tommy Edwards�
MGM�
9/29/1958�
6�
It's Only Make Believe�
Conway Twitty�
MGM�
11/10/1958�
2�
Tom Dooley�
The Kingston Trio�
Capitol�
11/17/1958�
1�
To Know Him, Is To Love Him
The Teddy Bears�
Dore�
12/1/1958�
3�
The Chipmunk Song�
The Chipmunks With David Seville�
Liberty�
12/22/1958�
4�
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes�
The Platters�
Mercury�
1/19/1959�
3�
Stagger Lee�
Lloyd Price�
ABC-Paramount�
2/09/1959�
4�
Venus�
Frankie Avalon�
De-Lite�
3/09/1959�
5�
Come Softly To Me�
The Fleetwoods�
Dolphin�
4/13/1959�
4�
The Happy Organ�
Dave 'Baby' Cortez�
Clock�
5/11/1959�
1�
Kansas City�
Wilbert Harrison�
Fury�
5/18/1959�
2�
The Battle Of New Orleans�
Johnny Horton�
Columbia�
6/1/1959�
6�
Lonely Boy�
Paul Anka�
ABC-Paramount�
7/13/1959�
4�
A Big Hunk O' Love�
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor�
8/10/1959�
2�
The Three Bells�
The Browns�
RCA Victor�
8/24/1959�
4�
Sleep Walk�
Santo & Johnny�
Canadian American�
9/21/1959�
2�
Mack The Knife�
Bobby Darin�
Atco�
10/05/1959�
9�
Mr. Blue�
The Fleetwoods�
Dolton�
11/16/1959�
1�
Heartaches By The Number�
Guy Mitchell�
Columbia�
12/14/1959�
2�
Why�
Frankie Avalon�
Chancellor�
12/28/1959�
1�
El Paso�
Marty Robbins�
Columbia�
1/4/1960�
2�
Running Bear�
Johnny Preston�
Mercury�
1/18/1960�
3�
Teen Angel�
Mark Dinning�
MGM�
2/08/1960�
2�
The Theme From "A Summer Place"
Percy Faith and His Orchestra�
Columbia�
2/22/1960�
9�
Stuck On You�
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor�
4/25/1960�
4�
Cathy's Clown�
The Everly Brothers�
Warner�
5/23/1960�
5�
Everybody's Somebody's Fool�
Connie Francis�
MGM�
06/27/1960�
2�
Alley-Oop�
Hollywood Argyles�
Lute�
7/11/1960�
1�
I'm Sorry�
Brenda Lee�
Decca�
7/18/1960�
3�
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini�
Brian Hyland�
Leader�
8/8/1960�
1�
It's Now Or Never�
Elvis Presley�
RCA Victor�
8/15/1960�
5�
The Twist�
Chubby Checker�
Parkway�
9/19/1960�
1�
My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own�
Connie Francis�
MGM�
09/26/1960�
2�
Mr. Custer�
Larry Verne�
Era�
10/10/1960�
1�
Save The Last Dance For Me�
The Drifters�
Atlantic�
10/17/1960�
3�
I Want To Be Wanted�
Brenda Lee�
Decca�
10/24/1960�
1
Georgia On My Mind�
Ray Charles�
ABC-Paramount�
11/15/1960�
1
Stay�
Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs�
Herald�
11/21/1960�
1
Are You Lonesome Tonight�
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor�
11/28/1960�
6�
Wonderland By Night�
Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra�
Decca�
1/9/1961�
3�
Will You Love Me Tomorrow�
The Shirelles�
Scepter�
1/30/1961�
2
Calcutta�
Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra�
Dot�
2/13/1961�
2
Pony Time�
Chubby Checker�
Parkway�
2/27/1961�
3�
Surrender�
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor�
3/20/1961�
2�
Blue Moon�
The Marcels�
Colpix�
4/3/1961�
3�
Runaway�
Del Shannon�
Big Top�
4/24/1961�
4�
Mother-In-Law�
Ernie K-Doe�
Minit�
5/22/1961�
1�
Travelin' Man�
Ricky Nelson�
Imperial�
5/29/1961�
2�
Running Scared�
Roy Orbison�
Monument�
6/5/1961�
1
Moody River�
Pat Boone�
Dot�
6/19/1961�
1
Quarter To Three�
U.S. Bonds�
Legrand�
6/26/1961�
2�
Tossin' And Turnin'�
Bobby Lewis�
Beltone�
7/10/1961�
7�
Wooden Heart�
Joe Dowell�
Smash�
8/28/1961�
1�
Michael�
The Highwaymen�
United Artists�
9/4/1961�
2�
Take Good Care Of My Baby�
Bobby Vee�
Liberty�
9/18/1961�
3�
Hit The Road Jack�
Ray Charles and His Orchestra�
ABC-Paramount�
10/9/1961�
2
Runaround Sue�
Dion�
Laurie�
10/23/1961�
2
Big Bad John�
Jimmy Dean�
Columbia�
11/6/1961�
5�
Please Mr. Postman�
The Marvelettes�
Tamla�
12/11/1961�
1�
The Lion Sleeps Tonight�
The Tokens�
RCA Victor�
12/18/1961�
3
The Twist
Chubby Checker
Parkway
1/13/1962�
2
Peppermint Twist - Part I�
Joey Dee & the Starliters�
Roulette�
1/27/1962�
3
Duke Of Earl�
Gene Chandler�
Vee-Jay�
2/17/1962�
3
Hey! Baby�
Bruce Channel�
Smash�
3/10/1962�
3
Don't Break The Heart That Loves You�
Connie Francis�
MGM�
3/31/1962�
1
Johnny Angel�
Shelley Fabares�
Colpix�
4/7/1962�
2
Good Luck Charm�
Elvis Presley�
RCA Victor�
4/21/1962�
2
Soldier Boy�
The Shirelles�
Scepter�
5/5/1962�
3�
Stranger On The Shore�
Mr. Acker Bilk�
Atco�
5/26/1962�
1�
I Can't Stop Loving You�
Ray Charles�
ABC-Paramount�
6/2/1962�
5�
The Stripper�
David Rose and His Orchestra�
MGM�
7/7/1962�
1�
Roses Are Red (My Love)�
Bobby Vinton�
Epic�
7/14/1962�
4�
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do�
Neil Sedaka�
Rocket�
8/11/1962�
2�
The Loco-Motion�
Little Eva�
Dimension�
8/25/1962�
1�
Sheila�
Tommy Roe�
ABC-Paramount�
9/1/1962�
2�
Sherry�
The 4 Seasons�
Vee-Jay�
9/15/1962�
5�
Monster Mash�
Bobby "Boris" Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers
Garpax�
10/20/1962�
2
He's A Rebel�
The Crystals�
Philles�
11/3/1962�
2
Big Girls Don't Cry�
The 4 Seasons�
Vee-Jay�
11/17/1962�
5
Telstar�
The Tornadoes�
London�
12/22/1962�
3
Go Away Little Girl�
Steve Lawrence�
Columbia�
1/12/1963�
2
Walk Right In�
The Rooftop Singers�
Vanguard�
1/26/1963�
2
Hey Paula�
Paul and Paula�
Philips�
2/9/1963�
3
Walk Like A Man�
The 4 Seasons�
Vee-Jay�
3/2/1963�
3
Our Day Will Come�
Ruby And The Romantics�
Kapp�
3/23/1963�
1�
He's So Fine�
The Chiffons�
Laurie�
3/30/1963�
4�
I Will Follow Him�
Little Peggy March�
RCA Victor�
4/27/1963�
3�
If You Wanna Be Happy�
Jimmy Soul�
S.P.Q.R.�
5/18/1963�
2
It's My Party�
Lesley Gore�
Mercury�
6/1/1963�
2
Sukiyaki�
Kyu Sakamoto�
Capitol�
6/15/1963�
3
Easier Said Than Done�
The Essex�
Roulette�
7/6/1963�
2
Surf City�
Jan & Dean�
Liberty�
7/20/1963�
2
So Much In Love�
The Tymes�
Parkway�
8/3/1963�
1
Fingertips - Pt 2�
Little Stevie Wonder�
Tamla�
8/10/1963�
3
My Boyfriend's Back�
The Angels�
Smash�
8/31/1963�
3
Blue Velvet�
Bobby Vinton�
Epic�
9/21/1963�
3
Sugar Shack�
Jimmy Gilmer/Fireballs�
Dot�
10/12/1963�
5�
Deep Purple�
Nino Tempo & April Stevens�
Atco�
11/16/1963�
1�
I'm Leaving It Up To You�
Dale & Grace�
Montel�
11/23/1963�
2�
Dominique�
The Singing Nun (Soeur Sourire)�
Philips�
12/7/1963�
4
There! I've Said It Again�
Bobby Vinton�
Epic�
1/4/1964�
4
I Want To Hold Your Hand�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
2/1/1964�
7�
She Loves You�
The Beatles�
Swan�
3/21/1964�
2�
Can't Buy Me Love�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
4/4/1964�
5�
Hello, Dolly!�
Louis Armstrong And The All Stars�
Kapp�
5/9/1964�
1�
My Guy�
Mary Wells�
Motown�
5/16/1964�
2�
Love Me Do�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
5/30/1964�
1�
Chapel Of Love�
The Dixie Cups�
Red Bird�
6/6/1964�
3�
A World Without Love�
Peter And Gordon�
Capitol�
6/27/1964�
1�
I Get Around�
The Beach Boys�
Capitol�
7/4/1964�
2
Rag Doll�
The 4 Seasons Featuring the "Sound of Frankie Valli"�
Philips�
7/18/1964�
2
A Hard Day's Night�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
8/1/1964�
2
Everybody Loves Somebody�
Dean Martin�
Reprise�
8/15/1964�
1
Where Did Our Love Go�
The Supremes�
Motown�
8/22/1964�
2
The House Of The Rising Sun�
The Animals�
MGM�
9/5/1964�
3
Oh, Pretty Woman�
Roy Orbison And The Candy Men�
Monument�
9/26/1964�
3
Do Wah Diddy Diddy�
Manfred Mann�
Ascot�
10/17/1964�
2
Baby Love�
The Supremes�
Motown�
10/31/1964�
4
Leader Of The Pack�
The Shangri-Las�
Red Bird�
11/28/1964�
1
Ringo�
Lorne Greene�
RCA Victor�
12/5/1964�
1
Mr. Lonely�
Bobby Vinton�
Epic�
12/12/1964�
1
Come See About Me�
The Supremes�
Motown�
12/19/1964�
2�
I Feel Fine�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
12/26/1964�
3�
Downtown�
Petula Clark�
Warner�
1/23/1965�
2
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'�
The Righteous Brothers�
Philles�
2/6/1965�
2
This Diamond Ring�
Gary Lewis And The Playboys�
Liberty�
2/20/1965�
2
My Girl�
The Temptations�
Motown�
3/6/1965�
1
Eight Days A Week�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
3/13/1965�
2
Stop! In The Name Of Love�
The Supremes�
Motown�
3/27/1965�
2
I'm Telling You Now�
Freddie And The Dreamers�
Tower�
4/10/1965�
2
Game Of Love�
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders�
A&M�
4/24/1965�
1�
Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter�
Herman's Hermits�
MGM�
5/1/1965�
3�
Ticket To Ride�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
5/22/1965�
1�
Help Me, Rhonda
The Beach Boys�
Capitol�
5/29/1965�
2�
Back In My Arms Again�
The Supremes�
Motown�
6/12/1965�
1�
I Can't Help Myself�
Four Tops�
Motown�
6/19/1965�
2�
Mr. Tambourine Man�
The Byrds�
Columbia�
6/26/1965�
1�
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction�
The Rolling Stones�
London�
7/10/1965�
4�
I'm Henry VIII, I Am
Herman's Hermits�
MGM�
8/7/1965�
1�
I Got You Babe�
Sonny & Cher�
Atco�
8/14/1965�
3
Help!�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
9/4/1965�
3
Eve Of Destruction�
Barry McGuire�
Dunhill�
9/25/1965�
1
Hang On Sloopy�
The McCoys�
Bang�
10/2/1965�
1
Yesterday�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
10/9/1965�
4
Get Off Of My Cloud�
The Rolling Stones�
London�
11/6/1965�
2
I Hear A Symphony�
The Supremes�
Motown�
11/20/1965�
2
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)�
The Byrds�
Columbia�
12/4/1965�
3�
Over And Over�
The Dave Clark Five�
Epic�
12/25/1965�
1�
The Sound Of Silence�
Simon & Garfunkel�
Columbia�
1/1/1966�
2�
We Can Work It Out�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
1/8/1966�
3�
My Love�
Petula Clark�
Warner�
2/5/1966�
2�
Lightnin' Strikes�
Lou Christie�
MGM�
2/19/1966�
1
These Boots Are Made For Walkin'�
Nancy Sinatra�
Reprise�
2/26/1966�
1
The Ballad Of The Green Berets�
SSgt Barry Sadler
RCA Victor�
3/5/1966�
5�
(You're My) Soul And Inspiration�
The Righteous Brothers�
Verve�
4/9/1966�
3�
Good Lovin'�
The Young Rascals�
Atlantic�
4/30/1966�
1�
Monday, Monday
The Mamas & The Papas�
Dunhill�
5/7/1966�
3�
When A Man Loves A Woman
Percy Sledge�
Atlantic�
5/28/1966�
2
Paint It, Black
The Rolling Stones�
London�
6/11/1966�
2
Paperback Writer�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
6/25/1966�
2
Strangers In The Night�
Frank Sinatra�
Reprise�
7/2/1966�
1
Hanky Panky�
Tommy James And The Shondells�
Roulette�
7/16/1966�
2
Wild Thing�
The Troggs�
Atco�
7/30/1966�
2
Summer In The City�
The Lovin' Spoonful�
Kama Sutra�
8/13/1966�
3�
Sunshine Superman�
Donovan�
Epic�
9/3/1966�
1�
You Can't Hurry Love�
The Supremes�
Motown�
9/10/1966�
2�
Cherish�
The Association�
Valiant�
9/24/1966�
3�
Reach Out I'll Be There�
Four Tops�
Motown�
10/15/1966�
2�
96 Tears�
? (Question Mark) & The Mysterians�
Cameo�
10/29/1966�
1
Last Train To Clarksville�
The Monkees�
Colgems�
11/5/1966�
1
Poor Side Of Town�
Johnny Rivers�
Imperial�
11/12/1966�
1
You Keep Me Hangin' On�
The Supremes�
Motown�
11/19/1966�
2�
Winchester Cathedral�
The New Vaudeville Band�
Fontana�
12/3/1966�
3�
Good Vibrations�
The Beach Boys�
Capitol�
12/10/1966�
1�
I'm A Believer�
The Monkees�
Colgems�
12/31/1966�
7�
Kind Of A Drag�
The Buckinghams�
U.S.A.�
2/18/1967�
2�
Ruby Tuesday�
The Rolling Stones�
London�
3/4/1967�
1
Love Is Here And Now You're Gone�
The Supremes�
Motown�
3/11/1967�
1
Penny Lane�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
3/18/1967�
1
Happy Together�
The Turtles�
White Whale�
3/25/1967�
3�
Somethin' Stupid�
Nancy Sinatra & Frank Sinatra�
Reprise�
4/15/1967�
4�
The Happening�
The Supremes�
Motown�
5/13/1967�
1�
Groovin'�
The Young Rascals�
Atlantic�
5/20/1967�
4�
Respect�
Aretha Franklin�
Atlantic�
6/3/1967�
2�
Windy�
The Association�
Warner�
7/1/1967�
4�
Light My Fire�
The Doors�
Elektra�
7/29/1967�
3�
All You Need Is Love�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
8/19/1967�
1�
Ode To Billie Joe�
Bobbie Gentry�
Capitol�
8/26/1967�
4
The Letter�
The Box Tops�
Mala�
9/23/1967�
4
To Sir With Love�
Lulu�
Epic�
10/21/1967�
5�
Incense And Peppermints�
Strawberry Alarm Clock�
Uni�
11/25/1967�
1�
Daydream Believer�
The Monkees�
Arista�
12/2/1967�
4�
Hello Goodbye�
The Beatles�
Capitol�
12/30/1967�
3�
Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)�
John Fred And The Playboys�
Paula�
1/20/1968�
2�
Green Tambourine�
The Lemon Pipers�
Buddah�
2/3/1968�
1�
Love Is Blue�
Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra�
Philips�
2/10/1968�
5�
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay�
Otis Redding�
Volt�
3/16/1968�
4�
Honey�
Bobby Goldsboro�
United Artists�
4/13/1968�
5�
Tighten Up�
Archie Bell & The Drells�
Atlantic�
5/18/1968�
2�
Mrs. Robinson�
Simon & Garfunkel�
Columbia�
6/1/1968�
3�
This Guy's In Love With You�
Herb Alpert�
A&M�
6/22/1968�
4�
Grazing In The Grass�
Hugh Masekela�
Uni�
7/20/1968�
2
Hello, I Love You
The Doors�
Elektra�
8/3/1968�
2
People Got To Be Free�
The Rascals�
Atlantic�
8/17/1968�
5�
Harper Valley P.T.A.�
Jeannie C. Riley�
Plantation�
9/21/1968�
1�
Hey Jude�
The Beatles�
Apple�
9/28/1968�
9�
Love Child�
Diana Ross And The Supremes�
Motown�
11/30/1968�
2�
I Heard It Through The Grapevine�
Marvin Gaye�
Tamla�
12/14/1968�
7�
Crimson And Clover�
Tommy James And The Shondells�
Roulette�
2/1/1969�
2�
Everyday People�
Sly & The Family Stone�
Epic�
2/15/1969�
4
Dizzy�
Tommy Roe�
ABC�
3/15/1969�
4
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In�
The 5th Dimension�
Soul City�
4/12/1969�
6�
Get Back�
The Beatles With Billy Preston�
Apple�
5/24/1969�
5�
Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet
Henry Mancini And His Orchestra�
RCA Victor�
6/28/1969�
2�
In The Year 2525�
Zager & Evans�
RCA Victor�
7/12/1969�
6�
Honky Tonk Women�
The Rolling Stones�
London�
8/23/1969�
4
Sugar, Sugar
The Archies�
Calendar�
9/20/1969�
4
I Can't Get Next To You�
The Temptations�
Gordy�
10/18/1969�
2�
Suspicious Minds�
Elvis Presley
RCA Victor�
11/1/1969�
1�
Wedding Bell Blues�
The 5th Dimension�
Soul City�
11/8/1969�
3�
Come Together/Something
The Beatles�
Apple�
11/29/1969�
1�
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye�
Steam�
Fontana�
12/6/1969�
2�
Leaving On A Jet Plane�
Peter, Paul & Mary�
Warner�
12/20/1969�
1
Someday We'll Be Together�
Diana Ross And The Supremes�
Motown�
12/27/1969�
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