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The following lists the number one singles on the Australian Singles Chart during the 1960s.

The source for this decade is the "Kent Music Report". These charts were calculated in the 1990s in retrospect, by David Kent, using archival data.

Contents

1960

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
2 January Bill Haley & His Comets "Joey's Song" / "Ooh! Look-a-There, Ain't She Pretty?" 8 weeks

(3 weeks in Dec 1959)

9 January Bill Haley & His Comets "Joey's Song" / "Ooh! Look-a-There, Ain't She Pretty?" 8 weeks

(3 weeks in Dec 1959)

16 January Bill Haley & His Comets "Joey's Song" / "Ooh! Look-a-There, Ain't She Pretty?" 8 weeks

(3 weeks in Dec 1959)

23 January Bill Haley & His Comets "Joey's Song" / "Ooh! Look-a-There, Ain't She Pretty?" 8 weeks

(3 weeks in Dec 1959)

30 January Bill Haley & His Comets "Joey's Song" / "Ooh! Look-a-There, Ain't She Pretty?" 8 weeks

(3 weeks in Dec 1959)

6 February Crash Craddock "Boom Boom Baby" 4 weeks
13 February Crash Craddock "Boom Boom Baby" 4 weeks
20 February Johnny O'Keefe "She's My Baby" 1 week
27 February Crash Craddock "Boom Boom Baby" 4 weeks
5 March Crash Craddock "Boom Boom Baby" 4 weeks
12 March Emile Ford and the Checkmates "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" 4 weeks
19 March Emile Ford and the Checkmates "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" 4 weeks
26 March Emile Ford and the Checkmates "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" 4 weeks
2 April Emile Ford and the Checkmates "What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For?" 4 weeks
9 April Johnny and the Hurricanes "Beatnik Fly" 2 weeks
16 April Johnny and the Hurricanes "Beatnik Fly" 2 weeks
23 April Jim Reeves "He'll Have to Go" 4 weeks
30 April Jim Reeves "He'll Have to Go" 4 weeks
7 May Jim Reeves "He'll Have to Go" 4 weeks
14 May Jim Reeves "He'll Have to Go" 4 weeks
21 May Elvis Presley "Stuck on You" / "Fame and Fortune" 1 week
28 May Lonnie Donegan and His Group "My Old Man's a Dustman" 2 weeks
4 June Lonnie Donegan and His Group "My Old Man's a Dustman" 2 weeks
11 June Rolf Harris "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" 3 weeks
18 June Rolf Harris "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" 3 weeks
25 June Rolf Harris "Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport" 3 weeks
2 July Bobby Rydell "Swingin' School" / "Ding A Ling" 2 weeks
9 July Bobby Rydell "Swingin' School" / "Ding A Ling" 2 weeks
16 July Connie Francis "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" 3 weeks
23 July Connie Francis "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" 3 weeks
30 July Connie Francis "Everybody's Somebody's Fool" 3 weeks
6 August Jimmie Rodgers "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" 2 weeks
13 August Jimmie Rodgers "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" 2 weeks
20 August The Beau Marks "Clap Your Hands" 4 weeks
27 August The Beau Marks "Clap Your Hands" 4 weeks
3 September The Beau Marks "Clap Your Hands" 4 weeks
10 September The Beau Marks "Clap Your Hands" 4 weeks
17 September The Ventures "Walk, Don't Run" 2 weeks
24 September The Ventures "Walk, Don't Run" 2 weeks
1 October Johnny O'Keefe "Come On and Take My Hand" / "Don't You Know (Pretty Baby)" 1 week
8 October Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never" 7 weeks
15 October Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never" 7 weeks
22 October Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never" 7 weeks
29 October Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never" 7 weeks
5 November Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never" 7 weeks
14 November Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never" 7 weeks
19 November Elvis Presley "It's Now or Never" 7 weeks
26 November The Drifters "Save the Last Dance for Me" 4 weeks
3 December The Drifters "Save the Last Dance for Me" 4 weeks
10 December The Drifters "Save the Last Dance for Me" 4 weeks
17 December The Drifters "Save the Last Dance for Me" 4 weeks
24 December Elvis Presley "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" / "I Gotta Know" 6 weeks
31 December Elvis Presley "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" / "I Gotta Know" 6 weeks

1961

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
7 January Elvis Presley "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" / "I Gotta Know" 6 weeks
14 January Elvis Presley "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" / "I Gotta Know" 6 weeks
21 January Elvis Presley "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" / "I Gotta Know" 6 weeks
28 January Elvis Presley "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" / "I Gotta Know" 6 weeks
4 February Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra "Wonderland by Night" 3 weeks
11 February Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra "Wonderland by Night" 3 weeks
18 February Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra "Wonderland by Night" 3 weeks
25 February Bobby Vee "Rubber Ball" 3 weeks
4 March Bobby Vee "Rubber Ball" 3 weeks
11 March Bobby Vee "Rubber Ball" 3 weeks
18 March Crash Craddock "One Last Kiss" 1 week
25 March Elvis Presley "Wooden Heart" 4 weeks
1 April Elvis Presley "Wooden Heart" 4 weeks
8 April Elvis Presley "Wooden Heart" 4 weeks
15 April Elvis Presley "Wooden Heart" 4 weeks
22 April Elvis Presley "Surrender" 3 weeks
29 April Elvis Presley "Surrender" 3 weeks
6 May Elvis Presley "Surrender" 3 weeks
13 May Del Shannon "Runaway" 6 weeks
20 May Del Shannon "Runaway" 6 weeks
27 May Del Shannon "Runaway" 6 weeks
3 June Del Shannon "Runaway" 6 weeks
10 June Del Shannon "Runaway" 6 weeks
17 June Del Shannon "Runaway" 6 weeks
24 June Andy Stewart "A Scottish Soldier" 1 week
1 July Ricky Nelson "Travelin' Man" / "Hello Mary Lou" 5 weeks
8 July Ricky Nelson "Travelin' Man" / "Hello Mary Lou" 5 weeks
15 July Ricky Nelson "Travelin' Man" / "Hello Mary Lou" 5 weeks
22 July Ricky Nelson "Travelin' Man" / "Hello Mary Lou" 5 weeks
29 July Ricky Nelson "Travelin' Man" / "Hello Mary Lou" 5 weeks
5 August Eddie Hodges "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" 7 weeks
12 August Eddie Hodges "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" 7 weeks
19 August Eddie Hodges "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" 7 weeks
26 August Eddie Hodges "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" 7 weeks
2 September Eddie Hodges "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" 7 weeks
9 September Eddie Hodges "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" 7 weeks
16 September Eddie Hodges "I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door" 7 weeks
23 September The Highwaymen "Michael" 1 week
30 September Johnny O'Keefe "I'm Counting on You" / "Right Now" 3 weeks
7 October Johnny O'Keefe "I'm Counting on You" / "Right Now" 3 weeks
14 October Johnny O'Keefe "I'm Counting on You" / "Right Now" 3 weeks
21 October Bob Moore and His Orchestra "Mexico" 2 weeks
28 October Bob Moore and His Orchestra "Mexico" 2 weeks
4 November Roy Orbison "Crying" / "Candy Man" 3 weeks
11 November Roy Orbison "Crying" / "Candy Man" 3 weeks
18 November Roy Orbison "Crying" / "Candy Man" 3 weeks
25 November James Darren "Goodbye, Cruel World" 2 weeks
2 December James Darren "Goodbye, Cruel World" 2 weeks
9 December Charlie Drake "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" 6 weeks
16 December Charlie Drake "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" 6 weeks
23 December Charlie Drake "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" 6 weeks
30 December Charlie Drake "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" 6 weeks

1962

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
6 January Charlie Drake "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" 6 weeks
13 January Charlie Drake "My Boomerang Won't Come Back" 6 weeks
20 January Sandy Nelson "Let There Be Drums" 1 week
27 January Elvis Presley "Can't Help Falling in Love" / "Rock-A-Hula Baby" 5 weeks
3 February Elvis Presley "Can't Help Falling in Love" / "Rock-A-Hula Baby" 5 weeks
10 February Elvis Presley "Can't Help Falling in Love" / "Rock-A-Hula Baby" 5 weeks
17 February Elvis Presley "Can't Help Falling in Love" / "Rock-A-Hula Baby" 5 weeks
24 February Elvis Presley "Can't Help Falling in Love" / "Rock-A-Hula Baby" 5 weeks
3 March Bobby Darin "Multiplication" / "Irresistible You" 3 weeks
10 March Bobby Darin "Multiplication" / "Irresistible You" 3 weeks
17 March Bobby Darin "Multiplication" / "Irresistible You" 3 weeks
24 March Mr Acker Bilk "Stranger on the Shore" 1 week
31 March Dion "The Wanderer" 1 week
7 April Kenny Ball and His Jazzmen "Midnight in Moscow" 1 week
14 April Elvis Presley "Good Luck Charm" / "Anything That's Part of You" 6 weeks
21 April Elvis Presley "Good Luck Charm" / "Anything That's Part of You" 6 weeks
28 April Elvis Presley "Good Luck Charm" / "Anything That's Part of You" 6 weeks
5 May Elvis Presley "Good Luck Charm" / "Anything That's Part of You" 6 weeks
12 May Elvis Presley "Good Luck Charm" / "Anything That's Part of You" 6 weeks
19 May Elvis Presley "Good Luck Charm" / "Anything That's Part of You" 6 weeks
26 May Lucky Starr "I've Been Everywhere" 2 weeks
2 June Lucky Starr "I've Been Everywhere" 2 weeks
9 June Larry Finnegan "Dear One" 2 weeks
16 June Larry Finnegan "Dear One" 2 weeks
23 June Ray Charles "I Can't Stop Loving You" 4 weeks
30 June Ray Charles "I Can't Stop Loving You" 4 weeks
7 July Ray Charles "I Can't Stop Loving You" 4 weeks
14 July Ray Charles "I Can't Stop Loving You" 4 weeks
21 July Toni Fisher "West of the Wall" 2 week
28 July Toni Fisher "West of the Wall" 2 week
4 August Claude King "Wolverton Mountain" 1 week
11 August Bobby Vinton "Roses Are Red (My Love)" 4 weeks
18 August Bobby Vinton "Roses Are Red (My Love)" 4 weeks
25 August Bobby Vinton "Roses Are Red (My Love)" 4 weeks
1 September Bobby Vinton "Roses Are Red (My Love)" 4 weeks
8 September Frank Ifield "I Remember You" 2 weeks
15 September Frank Ifield "I Remember You" 2 weeks
22 September Tommy Roe "Sheila" 3 weeks
29 September Tommy Roe "Sheila" 3 weeks
6 October Tommy Roe "Sheila" 3 weeks
13 October Nat King Cole "Ramblin' Rose" 1 week
20 October Del Shannon "The Swiss Maid" 3 weeks
27 October Del Shannon "The Swiss Maid" 3 weeks
3 November Del Shannon "The Swiss Maid" 3 weeks
10 November Roy Orbison "Working for the Man" / "Leah" 5 weeks
17 November Roy Orbison "Working for the Man" / "Leah" 5 weeks
24 November Roy Orbison "Working for the Man" / "Leah" 5 weeks
1 December Roy Orbison "Working for the Man" / "Leah" 5 weeks
8 December Roy Orbison "Working for the Man" / "Leah" 5 weeks
15 December The Tijuana Brass featuring Herb Alpert "The Lonely Bull" / "Acapulco" 3 weeks
22 December The Tijuana Brass featuring Herb Alpert "The Lonely Bull" / "Acapulco" 3 weeks
29 December The Tijuana Brass featuring Herb Alpert "The Lonely Bull" / "Acapulco" 3 weeks

1963

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
5 January The Four Seasons "Big Girls Don't Cry" / "Conny-O" 1 week
12 January Elvis Presley "Return To Sender" 3 weeks
19 January Elvis Presley "Return To Sender" 3 weeks
26 January Elvis Presley "Return To Sender" 3 weeks
2 February The Shadows "The Boys" 2 weeks
9 February The Shadows "The Boys" 2 weeks
16 February Del Shannon "Little Town Flirt" 1 week
23 February The Rooftop Singers "Walk Right In" 1 week
2 March Ned Miller "From a Jack to a King" 2 weeks
9 March Ned Miller "From a Jack to a King" 2 weeks
16 March Paul and Paula "Hey Paula" 3 weeks
23 March Paul and Paula "Hey Paula" 3 weeks
30 March Paul and Paula "Hey Paula" 3 weeks
6 April The Four Seasons "Walk Like a Man" 1 week
13 April Roy Orbison "In Dreams" 2 weeks
20 April Roy Orbison "In Dreams" 2 weeks
27 April The Chantays "Pipeline" 4 weeks
4 May The Chantays "Pipeline" 4 weeks
11 May The Chantays "Pipeline" 4 weeks
18 May The Chantays "Pipeline" 4 weeks
25 May Little Peggy March "I Will Follow Him" 2 weeks
1 June Little Peggy March "I Will Follow Him" 2 weeks
8 June Bill Justis "Tamoure" 4 weeks
15 June Bill Justis "Tamoure" 4 weeks
22 June Bill Justis "Tamoure" 4 weeks
29 June Bill Justis "Tamoure" 4 weeks
6 July Lesley Gore "It's My Party" 1 week
13 July Kyu Sakamoto "Sukiyaki" 2 weeks
20 July Kyu Sakamoto "Sukiyaki" 2 weeks
27 July Johnny O'Keefe "Move Baby Move" / "You'll Never Cherish a Love So True" 2 weeks
3 August Johnny O'Keefe "Move Baby Move" / "You'll Never Cherish a Love So True" 2 weeks
10 August Jan and Dean "Surf City" 1 week
17 August Rob E.G. "55 Days at Peking" 4 weeks
24 August Rob E.G. "55 Days at Peking" 4 weeks
31 August Rob E.G. "55 Days at Peking" 4 weeks
7 September Rob E.G. "55 Days at Peking" 4 weeks
14 September Allan Sherman "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh" 1 week
21 September The Atlantics "Bombora" 2 weeks
28 September The Atlantics "Bombora" 2 weeks
5 October Helen Shapiro "No Trespassing" / "Not Responsible" 2 weeks
12 October Helen Shapiro "No Trespassing" / "Not Responsible" 2 weeks
19 October Roy Orbison "Blue Bayou" / "Mean Woman Blues" 2 weeks
26 October Roy Orbison "Blue Bayou" / "Mean Woman Blues" 2 weeks
2 November Kathy Kirby "Dance On" 3 weeks
9 November Kathy Kirby "Dance On" 3 weeks
16 November Kathy Kirby "Dance On" 3 weeks
23 November Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs "Sugar Shack" 3 weeks
30 November Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs "Sugar Shack" 3 weeks
7 December Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs "Sugar Shack" 3 weeks
14 December Gerry & The Pacemakers "You'll Never Walk Alone" 2 weeks
21 December Gerry & The Pacemakers "You'll Never Walk Alone" 2 weeks
28 December The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 7 weeks

1964

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
4 January The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 7 weeks
11 January The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 7 weeks
18 January The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 7 weeks
25 January The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 7 weeks
1 February The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 7 weeks
8 February The Beatles "I Want to Hold Your Hand" 7 weeks
15 February The Beatles "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Love Me Do" 7 weeks
22 February The Beatles "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Love Me Do" 7 weeks
29 February The Beatles "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Love Me Do" 7 weeks
7 March The Beatles "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Love Me Do" 7 weeks
14 March The Beatles "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Love Me Do" 7 weeks
21 March The Beatles "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Love Me Do" 7 weeks
28 March The Beatles "I Saw Her Standing There" / "Love Me Do" 7 weeks
4 April The Beatles "Roll Over Beethoven" / "Hold Me Tight" 2 weeks
11 April The Beatles "Roll Over Beethoven" / "Hold Me Tight" 2 weeks
18 April The Beatles "All My Loving" (EP) 3 weeks
25 April The Beatles "All My Loving" (EP) 3 weeks
2 May The Beatles "All My Loving" (EP) 3 weeks
9 May The Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love" / "You Can't Do That" 1 week
16 May The Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love" / "You Can't Do That" 6 weeks
23 May The Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love" / "You Can't Do That" 6 weeks
30 May The Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love" / "You Can't Do That" 6 weeks
6 June The Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love" / "You Can't Do That" 6 weeks
13 June Mary Wells "My Guy" 2 weeks
20 June Mary Wells "My Guy" 2 weeks
27 June The Beatles "Can't Buy Me Love" / "You Can't Do That" 6 weeks
4 July The Beatles "Requests" (EP): "Long Tall Sally" / "Boys" / "I Call Your Name" 1 week
11 July Cilla Black "You're My World" 2 weeks
18 July Cilla Black "You're My World" 2 weeks
25 July The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night" / "Things We Said Today" 6 weeks
1 August The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night" / "Things We Said Today" 6 weeks
8 August The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night" / "Things We Said Today" 6 weeks
15 August The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night" / "Things We Said Today" 6 weeks
22 August The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night" / "Things We Said Today" 6 weeks
29 August The Beatles "A Hard Day's Night" / "Things We Said Today" 6 weeks
5 September The Beatles "I Should Have Known Better" / "If I Fell" 5 weeks
12 September The Beatles "I Should Have Known Better" / "If I Fell" 5 weeks
19 September The Beatles "I Should Have Known Better" / "If I Fell" 5 weeks
26 September The Beatles "I Should Have Known Better" / "If I Fell" 5 weeks
3 October The Beatles "I Should Have Known Better" / "If I Fell" 5 weeks
10 October Roy Orbison "Pretty Woman" 2 weeks
17 October Roy Orbison "Pretty Woman" 2 weeks
24 October The Honeycombs "Have I the Right?" 2 weeks
31 October The Honeycombs "Have I the Right?" 2 weeks
7 November Ray Columbus and the Invaders "She's a Mod" 2 weeks
14 November Ray Columbus and the Invaders "She's a Mod" 2 weeks
21 November Elvis Presley "Ain't That Loving You, Baby" / "Ask Me" 3 weeks
28 November Elvis Presley "Ain't That Loving You, Baby" / "Ask Me" 3 weeks
5 December Elvis Presley "Ain't That Loving You, Baby" / "Ask Me" 3 weeks
12 December The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks
19 December The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks
26 December The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks

1965

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
2 January The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks
9 January The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks
16 January The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks
23 January The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks
30 January The Beatles "I Feel Fine" / "She's a Woman" 8 weeks
6 February Julie Rogers "The Wedding" 1 week
13 February Petula Clark "Downtown" 1 week
20 February The Rolling Stones "Under the Boardwalk" / "Walking the Dog" 3 weeks
27 February The Rolling Stones "Under the Boardwalk" / "Walking the Dog" 3 weeks
6 March The Rolling Stones "Under the Boardwalk" / "Walking the Dog" 3 weeks
13 March The Seekers "I'll Never Find Another You" 3 weeks
20 March The Seekers "I'll Never Find Another You" 3 weeks
27 March The Seekers "I'll Never Find Another You" 3 weeks
3 April The Beatles "Rock and Roll Music" / "Honey Don't" 4 weeks
10 April The Beatles "Rock and Roll Music" / "Honey Don't" 4 weeks
17 April The Beatles "Rock and Roll Music" / "Honey Don't" 4 weeks
24 April The Beatles "Rock and Roll Music" / "Honey Don't" 4 weeks
1 May The Beatles "Ticket to Ride" / "Yes It Is" 3 weeks
8 May The Beatles "Ticket to Ride" / "Yes It Is" 3 weeks
15 May The Beatles "Ticket to Ride" / "Yes It Is" 3 weeks
22 May Herman's Hermits "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" 4 weeks
29 May Herman's Hermits "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" 4 weeks
5 June Herman's Hermits "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" 4 weeks
12 June Herman's Hermits "Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter" 4 weeks
19 June Elvis Presley "Crying in the Chapel" 6 weeks
26 June Elvis Presley "Crying in the Chapel" 6 weeks
3 July Elvis Presley "Crying in the Chapel" 6 weeks
10 July Elvis Presley "Crying in the Chapel" 6 weeks
17 July Elvis Presley "Crying in the Chapel" 6 weeks
24 July Elvis Presley "Crying in the Chapel" 6 weeks
31 July Billy Thorpe and the Aztecs "I Told the Brook" / "Funny Face" 1 week
7 August The Rolling Stones "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" 1 week
14 August The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
21 August The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
28 August The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
4 September The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
11 September The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
18 September The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
25 September The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
2 October The Beatles "Help!" / "I'm Down" 8 weeks
9 October Normie Rowe "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
16 October Normie Rowe "Que Sera Sera" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
23 October Normie Rowe "Que Sera Sera" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
30 October Normie Rowe "Que Sera Sera" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
6 November Normie Rowe "Que Sera Sera" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
13 November Normie Rowe "Que Sera Sera" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
20 November Normie Rowe "Que Sera Sera" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
27 November Normie Rowe "Que Sera Sera" / "Shakin' All Over" 8 weeks
4 December The Seekers "The Carnival Is Over" 6 weeks
11 December The Seekers "The Carnival Is Over" 6 weeks
18 December The Seekers "The Carnival Is Over" 6 weeks
25 December The Seekers "The Carnival Is Over" 6 weeks

1966

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
1 January The Seekers "The Carnival Is Over" 6 weeks
8 January The Seekers "The Carnival Is Over" 6 weeks
15 January The Beatles "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks
22 January The Beatles "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks
29 January The Beatles "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks
5 February The Beatles "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks
12 February The Beatles "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks
19 February The Beatles "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks
26 February The Beatles "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper" 7 weeks
5 March Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
12 March Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
19 March Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
26 March Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
2 April Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
9 April Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
16 April Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
23 April Nancy Sinatra "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" 8 weeks
30 April The Beatles "Nowhere Man" / "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" 2 weeks
7 May The Beatles "Nowhere Man" / "Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)" 2 weeks
14 May Bobby and Laurie "Hitch Hiker" 5 weeks
21 May Bobby and Laurie "Hitch Hiker" 5 weeks
28 May Bobby and Laurie "Hitch Hiker" 5 weeks
4 June Bobby and Laurie "Hitch Hiker" 5 weeks
11 June Bobby and Laurie "Hitch Hiker" 5 weeks
18 June The Rolling Stones "Paint It, Black" / "Long Long While" 3 weeks
25 June The Rolling Stones "Paint It, Black" / "Long Long While" 3 weeks
2 July The Rolling Stones "Paint It, Black" / "Long Long While" 3 weeks
9 July The Beatles "Paperback Writer" / "Rain" 1 week
16 July Frank Sinatra "Strangers in the Night" 2 weeks
23 July Frank Sinatra "Strangers in the Night" 2 weeks
30 July The Troggs "Wild Thing" 2 weeks
6 August The Troggs "Wild Thing" 2 weeks
13 August BJ Thomas "Mama" 1 week
20 August The Easybeats "Easyfever (EP) I'll Make You Happy" / "Too Much" 2 weeks
27 August The Easybeats "Easyfever (EP) I'll Make You Happy" / "Too Much" 2 weeks
3 September The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
10 September The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
17 September The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
24 September The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
1 October The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
8 October The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
15 October The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
22 October The Beatles "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby" 8 weeks
29 October Peter and Gordon "Lady Godiva" 3 weeks
5 November Peter and Gordon "Lady Godiva" 3 weeks
12 November Peter and Gordon "Lady Godiva" 3 weeks
19 November New Vaudeville Band "Winchester Cathedral" 1 week
26 November The Easybeats "Sorry" / "Funny Feelin'" 1 week
3 December Herman's Hermits "No Milk Today" 1 week
10 December The Beach Boys "Good Vibrations" 1 weeks
17 December Normie Rowe "Ooh La La" / "Ain't Nobody Home" 3 weeks
24 December The Easybeats "Friday On My Mind" 2 weeks
31 December The Easybeats "Friday On My Mind" 2 weeks

1967

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
7 January Normie Rowe "Ooh La La" / "Ain't Nobody Home" 3 weeks
14 January Normie Rowe "Ooh La La" / "Ain't Nobody Home" 3 weeks
21 January Tom Jones "Green Green Grass of Home" 3 week
28 January Tom Jones "Green Green Grass of Home" 3 week
4 February Tom Jones "Green Green Grass of Home" 3 week
11 February The Monkees "I'm a Believer" / "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone" 1 week
18 February The Royal Guardsmen "Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron" 5 weeks
25 February The Royal Guardsmen "Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron" 5 weeks
4 March The Royal Guardsmen "Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron" 5 weeks
11 March The Royal Guardsmen "Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron" 5 weeks
18 March The Royal Guardsmen "Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron" 5 weeks
25 March The Seekers "Georgy Girl" 1 week
1 April The Beatles "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever" 5 weeks
8 April The Beatles "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever" 5 weeks
15 April The Beatles "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever" 5 weeks
22 April The Beatles "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever" 5 weeks
29 April The Beatles "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever" 5 weeks
6 May Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra "Somethin' Stupid" 3 weeks
13 May Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra "Somethin' Stupid" 3 weeks
20 May Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra "Somethin' Stupid" 3 weeks
27 May Petula Clark "This is My Song" 6 weeks
3 June Petula Clark "This is My Song" 6 weeks
10 June Petula Clark "This is My Song" 6 weeks
17 June Petula Clark "This is My Song" 6 weeks
24 June Petula Clark "This is My Song" 6 weeks
1 July Petula Clark "This is My Song" 6 weeks
8 July Procol Harum "A Whiter Shade of Pale" 3 weeks
15 July Procol Harum "A Whiter Shade of Pale" 3 weeks
22 July Procol Harum "A Whiter Shade of Pale" 3 weeks
29 July The Beatles "All You Need is Love" / "Baby, You're a Rich Man" 5 weeks
5 August The Beatles "All You Need is Love" / "Baby, You're a Rich Man" 5 weeks
12 August The Beatles "All You Need is Love" / "Baby, You're a Rich Man" 5 weeks
19 August The Beatles "All You Need is Love" / "Baby, You're a Rich Man" 5 weeks
26 August The Beatles "All You Need is Love" / "Baby, You're a Rich Man" 5 weeks
2 September The 5th Dimension "Up, Up and Away" 2 weeks
9 September The 5th Dimension "Up, Up and Away" 2 weeks
16 September Petula Clark "Don't Sleep in the Subway" 2 weeks
23 September Petula Clark "Don't Sleep in the Subway" 2 weeks
30 September Vikki Carr "It Must Be Him" 3 weeks
7 October Vikki Carr "It Must Be Him" 3 weeks
14 October Vikki Carr "It Must Be Him" 3 weeks
21 October Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
28 October Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
4 November Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
11 November Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
18 November Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
25 November Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
2 December Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
9 December Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
16 December Engelbert Humperdinck "The Last Waltz" 9 weeks
23 December The Royal Guardsmen "Snoopy's Christmas" 2 weeks
30 December The Royal Guardsmen "Snoopy's Christmas" 2 weeks

1968

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
6 January The Beatles "Hello, Goodbye" / "I am the Walrus" 2 weeks
13 January The Beatles "Hello, Goodbye" / "I am the Walrus" 2 weeks
20 January Johnny Farnham "Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)" 5 weeks
27 January Johnny Farnham "Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)" 5 weeks
3 February Johnny Farnham "Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)" 5 weeks
10 February Johnny Farnham "Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)" 5 weeks
17 February Johnny Farnham "Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)" 5 weeks
24 February Procol Harum "Homburg" 1 week
2 March John Fred and His Playboy Band "Judy in Disguise" 2 weeks
9 March John Fred and His Playboy Band "Judy in Disguise" 2 weeks
16 March Paul Mauriat and his Orchestra "Love is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)" 5 weeks
23 March Paul Mauriat and his Orchestra "Love is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)" 5 weeks
30 March Paul Mauriat and his Orchestra "Love is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)" 5 weeks
6 April Paul Mauriat and his Orchestra "Love is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)" 5 weeks
13 April Paul Mauriat and his Orchestra "Love is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu)" 5 weeks
20 April The Beatles "Lady Madonna" / "The Inner Light" 2 weeks
27 April The Beatles "Lady Madonna" / "The Inner Light" 2 weeks
4 May Bobby Goldsboro "Honey" 5 weeks
11 May Bobby Goldsboro "Honey" 5 weeks
18 May Bobby Goldsboro "Honey" 5 weeks
25 May Bobby Goldsboro "Honey" 5 weeks
1 June Bobby Goldsboro "Honey" 5 weeks
8 June The Irish Rovers "The Unicorn" 4 weeks
15 June The Irish Rovers "The Unicorn" 4 weeks
22 June The Irish Rovers "The Unicorn" 4 weeks
29 June The Irish Rovers "The Unicorn" 4 weeks
6 July Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass "This Guy's in Love with You" 2 weeks
13 July Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass "This Guy's in Love with You" 2 weeks
20 July Merrilee Rush "Angel of the Morning" 2 weeks
27 July Merrilee Rush "Angel of the Morning" 2 weeks
3 August The Irish Rovers "The Orange and the Green" / "Whiskey on a Sunday" 3 weeks
10 August The Irish Rovers "The Orange and the Green" / "Whiskey on a Sunday" 3 weeks
17 August The Irish Rovers "The Orange and the Green" / "Whiskey on a Sunday" 3 weeks
24 August Richard Harris "Macarthur Park" 2 weeks
31 August Richard Harris "Macarthur Park" 2 weeks
7 September Mama Cass with The Mamas & the Papas "Dream a Little Dream of Me" 8 weeks
14 September Tom Jones "Help Yourself" 2 weeks
21 September Tom Jones "Help Yourself" 2 weeks
28 September Jeannie C. Riley "Harper Valley PTA" 1 week
5 October The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
12 October The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
19 October The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
26 October The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
2 November The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
9 November The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
16 November The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
23 November The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
30 November The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
7 December The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
14 December The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
21 December The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks
28 December The Beatles "Hey Jude" / "Revolution" 13 weeks

1969

Date Artist Single Weeks at number one
4 January Cream "White Room" / "Those Were the Days" 2 weeks
11 January Cream "White Room" / "Those Were the Days" 2 weeks
18 January Barry Ryan "Eloise" 3 weeks
24 January Barry Ryan "Eloise" 3 weeks
1 February Barry Ryan "Eloise" 3 weeks
8 February The Scaffold "Lily The Pink" 2 weeks
15 February The Scaffold "Lily The Pink" 2 weeks
22 February Bee Gees "I Started a Joke" 2 weeks
1 March Bee Gees "I Started a Joke" 2 weeks
8 March The Beatles "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" / "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" 6 weeks
15 March The Beatles "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" / "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" 6 weeks
22 March The Beatles "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" / "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" 6 weeks
29 March The Beatles "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" / "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" 6 weeks
5 April The Beatles "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" / "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" 6 weeks
12 April The Beatles "Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da" / "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" 6 weeks
19 April Peter Sarstedt "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)" 4 weeks
26 April Peter Sarstedt "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)" 4 weeks
3 May Peter Sarstedt "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)" 4 weeks
10 May Peter Sarstedt "Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)" 4 weeks
17 May Russell Morris "The Real Thing" 2 weeks
24 May Russell Morris "The Real Thing" 2 weeks
31 May The Beatles "Get Back" / "Don't Let Me Down" 4 weeks
7 June The Beatles "Get Back" / "Don't Let Me Down" 4 weeks
14 June The Beatles "Get Back" / "Don't Let Me Down" 4 weeks
21 June The Beatles "Get Back" / "Don't Let Me Down" 4 weeks
28 June The Cowsills "Hair" 2 weeks
5 July The Cowsills "Hair" 2 weeks
12 July The Beatles "The Ballad of John and Yoko" 4 weeks
19 July The Beatles "The Ballad of John and Yoko" 4 weeks
26 July The Beatles "The Ballad of John and Yoko" 4 weeks
2 August The Beatles "The Ballad of John and Yoko" 4 weeks
9 August Elvis Presley "In the Ghetto" 4 weeks
16 August Elvis Presley "In the Ghetto" 4 weeks
23 August Elvis Presley "In the Ghetto" 4 weeks
30 August Elvis Presley "In the Ghetto" 4 weeks
6 September The Rolling Stones "Honky Tonk Women" 5 weeks
13 September The Rolling Stones "Honky Tonk Women" 5 weeks
20 September The Rolling Stones "Honky Tonk Women" 5 weeks
27 September The Rolling Stones "Honky Tonk Women" 5 weeks
4 October The Rolling Stones "Honky Tonk Women" 5 weeks
11 October Russell Morris "Part Three into Paper Walls" / "The Girl That I Love" 3 weeks
18 October Russell Morris "Part Three into Paper Walls" / "The Girl That I Love" 3 weeks
25 October Russell Morris "Part Three into Paper Walls" / "The Girl That I Love" 3 weeks
1 November Ross D Wylie "The Star" 2 weeks
8 November Ross D Wylie "The Star" 2 weeks
15 November The Beatles "Something" / "Come Together" 5 weeks
22 November Roy Orbison "Penny Arcade" 1 week
29 November The Beatles "Something" / "Come Together" 5 weeks
6 December The Beatles "Something" / "Come Together" 5 weeks
13 December The Beatles "Something" / "Come Together" 5 weeks
20 December The Beatles "Something" / "Come Together" 5 weeks
27 December Elvis Presley "Suspicious Minds" 3 weeks

(2 weeks in Jan 1970)

See also

References


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