Number One 1950 to 1959

1950
ANTON KARAS (ZITHER) HARRY LIME (THIRD MAN THEME)
JAN 08, 3 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE MULE TRAIN
JAN 29, 1 week
TENNESSEE ERNIE (FORD) MULE TRAIN
FEB 05, 1 week
DINAH SHORE DEAR HEARTS AND GENTLE PEOPLE
FEB 12, 3 weeks
AMES BROTHERS RAG MOP
MAR 05, 1 week
TERESA BREWER MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC
MAR 12, 3 weeks
EVE YOUNG & THE HOMESTEADERS IF I KNEW YOU WERE COMIN' (I'd've baked a cake)
APR 02, 4 weeks
JO STAFFORD & GORDON MACRAE DEARIE / GIRLS WERE MADE TO TAKE CARE OF BOYS
APR 30, 1 week
BILLY ECKSTINE MY FOOLISH HEART
MAY 07, 7 weeks
NAT "KING" COLE MONA LISA
JUN 25, 1 week
GORDON JENKINS With BONNIE LOU WILLIAMS BEWITCHED
JUL 02, 2 weeks
DORIS DAY BEWITCHED
JUL 16, 4 weeks
FRANK SINATRA YOU'LL NEVER WALK ALONE / IF I LOVED YOU
AUG 13, 3 weeks
WEAVERS / GORDON JENKINS GOODNIGHT IRENE
SEP 03, 2 weeks
GENE AUTRY HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY THAT I LOVE YOU?
SEP 17, 3 weeks
JO STAFFORD GOODNIGHT IRENE
OCT 08, 6 weeks
TEDDY JOHNSON WANDERIN' / BELOVED BE FAITHFUL
NOV 19, 2 weeks
GENE AUTRY FROSTY THE SNOWMAN
DEC 03, 1 week
GENE AUTRY RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSE REINDEER
DEC 10, 4 weeks

1951
MEL BLANC I TAUT I TAW A PUDDY TAT
JAN 07, 1 week
JO STAFFORD IF
JAN 14, 3 weeks
GUY MITCHELL MY HEART CRIES FOR YOU
FEB 04, 1 week
TEDDY JOHNSON TENNESSEE WALTZ
FEB 11, 4 weeks
PHIL HARRIS THE THING
MAR 11, 1 week
GENE AUTRY PETER COTTONTAIL
MAR 18, 2 weeks
MARIO LANZA BE MY LOVE
APR 01, 2 weeks
ALLAN JONES SO IN LOVE
APR 15, 1 week
LES PAUL & MARY FORD MOCKIN’ BIRD HILL
APR 22, 4 weeks
BILLY ECKSTINE I APOLOGISE
MAY 20, 2 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE ROSE ROSE I LOVE YOU / JEZEBEL
JUN 03, 3 weeks
MANTOVANI & ORCHESTRA CHARMAINE
JUN 24, 1 week
NELSON EDDY & JO STAFFORD WITH THESE HANDS
JUL 01, 2 weeks
HOAGY CARMICHAEL MY RESISTANCE IS LOW
JUL 15, 5 weeks
NAT "KING" COLE TOO YOUNG
AUG 19, 4 weeks
GENE KELLY 'S WONDERFUL
SEP 16, 2 weeks
TONY BENNETT BECAUSE OF YOU / COLD COLD HEART
SEP 30, 3 weeks
DORIS DAY with NORMAN LUBOFF CHOIR LULLABY OF BROADWAY
OCT 21, 2 weeks
TERESA BREWER LONGING FOR YOU
NOV 04, 3 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE JALOUSIE (jealousy)
NOV 25, 1 week
GORDON MACRAE SOME ENCHANTED EVENING
DEC 02, 2 weeks
MARY MARTIN I'M GONNA WASH THAT MAN RIGHT OUTA MY HAIR
DEC 16, 1 week
BING CROSBY IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK LIKE CHRISTMAS
DEC 23, 3 weeks

1952
NAT KING COLE UNFORGETTABLE
JAN 13, 2 weeks
MANTOVANI & ORCHESTRA GREENSLEEVES
JAN 27, 2 weeks
DOROTHY SQUIRES MISTAKES
FEB 10, 2 weeks
GUY MITCHELL THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM AT OUR HOUSE
FEB 24, 1 week
GORDON MACRAE SOME ENCHANTED EVENING
MAR 02, 1 week
GUY MITCHELL THERE'S ALWAYS ROOM AT OUR HOUSE
MAR 09, 1 week
JOHNNIE RAY CRY
MAR 16, 1 week
DORIS DAY IT'S A LOVELY DAY TODAY
MAR 23, 2 weeks
NAT KING COLE UNFORGETTABLE
APR 06, 1 week
GENE KELLY SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
APR 13, 4 weeks
JO STAFFORD AROUND THE CORNER
MAY 11, 4 weeks
KAY STARR WHEEL OF FORTUNE
JUN 08, 2 weeks
VERA LYNN AUF WIEDERSEH'N SWEETHEART
JUN 22, 4 weeks
JOHNNIE RAY WALKIN' MY BABY BACK HOME
JUL 20, 1 week
PERRY COMO & EDDIE FISHER MAYBE
JUL 27, 2 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE HIGH NOON
AUG 10, 5 weeks
VERA LYNN THE HOMING WALTZ / YOURS
SEP 14, 2 weeks
SLIM WHITMAN INDIAN LOVE CALL
SEP 28, 2 weeks
ROSEMARY CLOONEY HALF AS MUCH
OCT 12, 2 weeks
AL MARTINO HERE IN MY HEART
OCT 26, 5 weeks
MARIO LANZA BECAUSE YOUR MINE
NOV 30, 1 week
WINIFRED ATWELL BRITANNIA RAG
DEC 07, 1 week
BING CROSBY SILENT NIGHT, HOLY NIGHT
DEC 14, 4 weeks
1953
NAT 'KING' COLE BECAUSE YOUR MINE / FAITH CAN MOVE MOUNTAINS
JAN 11, 2 weeks
PERRY COMO with the RAMBLERS DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES
JAN 25, 3 weeks
GUY MITCHELL SHE WEARS RED FEATHERS
FEB 15, 3 weeks
DANNY KAYE WONDERFUL COPENHAGEN
MAR 08, 1 week
LITA ROZA (HOW MUCH IS) THAT DOGGIE IN THE WINDOW
MAR 15, 3 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE I BELIEVE
APR 05, 8 weeks
BILLY COTTON and His Band IN A GOLDEN COACH (there's a heart of gold)
MAY 31, 2 weeks Queen's Coronation (2 June) record!
EDDIE FISHER with SALLY SWEETLAND I'M WALKING BEHIND YOU
JUN 14, 1 week
FRANK CHACKSFIELD TERRY'S THEME FROM 'LIMELIGHT'
JUN 21, 1 week
PERCY FAITH with FELICIA SANDERS THE SONG FROM MOULIN ROUGE
JUN 28, 4 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE I BELIEVE
JUL 26, 1 week
DORIS DAY and JOHNNIE RAY LET'S WALK THAT-A-WAY
AUG 02, 4 weeks
GUY MITCHELL LOOK AT THAT GIRL
AUG 30, 3 weeks
DEAN MARTIN KISS
SEP 20, 3 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE HEY JOE
OCT 11, 2 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE ANSWER ME
OCT 25, 2 weeks
MARILYN MONROE DIAMONDS ARE A GIRL'S BEST FRIENDS
NOV 08, 1 week
LES PAUL and MARY FORD VAYA CON DIOS
NOV 15, 1 week
RAY ANTHONY DRAGNET
NOV 22, 1 week
DEAN MARTIN THAT'S AMORE
NOV 29, 3 weeks
BEVERLEY SISTERS I SAW MOMMY KISSING SANTA CLAUS
DEC 20, 3 weeks

1954
EDDIE CALVERT OH MEIN PAPA
JAN 10, 6 weeks
KAY STARR CHANGING PARTNERS
FEB 21, 1 week
STARGAZERS I SEE THE MOON
FEB 28, 4 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE GRANADA
MAR 28, 2 weeks
DORIS DAY SECRET LOVE / THE DEADWOOD STAGE
APR 11, 4 weeks
PERRY COMO WANTED
MAY 09, 6 weeks
KITTY KALLEN LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT
JUN 20, 5 weeks
FOUR ACES THREE COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN
JUL 25, 6 weeks
FRANK SINATRA THREE COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN
SEP 05, 2 weeks
CREW-CUTS SH-BOOM (life could be a dream)
SEP 19, 1 week
DEAN MARTIN SWAY
SEP 26, 3 weeks
DON CORNELL HOLD MY HAND
OCT 17, 1 week
DORIS DAY with the MELLOMEN IF I GIVE MY HEART TO YOU
OCT 24, 1 week
ROSEMARY CLOONEY THIS OLE HOUSE
OCT 31, 1 week
VERA LYNN MY SON MY SON
NOV 07, 1 week
PERRY COMO PAPA LOVES MAMBO
NOV 14, 1 week
WINIFRED ATWELL LET'S HAVE ANOTHER PARTY
NOV 21, 2 weeks
RUBY MURRAY HEARTBEAT
DEC 05, 1 week
BILL HALEY and his COMETS SHAKE RATTLE AND ROLL
DEC 12, 1 week
DAVID WHITFIELD SANTO NATALE
DEC 19, 3 weeks

1955
FOUR ACES MR SANDMAN
JAN 09, 2 weeks
ROSEMARY CLOONEY and the MELLOMEN MAMBO ITALIANO
JAN 23, 3 weeks
MARIO LANZA I'LL WALK WITH GOD
FEB 13, 2 weeks
RUBY MURRAY SOFTLY SOFTLY
FEB 27, 2 weeks
PEREZ 'PREZ' PRADO and his Orchestra CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE
MAR 13, 7 weeks
TONY BENNETT STRANGER IN PARADISE
MAY 01, 4 weeks
EDDIE CALVERT CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE
MAY 29, 1 week
JIMMY YOUNG UNCHAINED MELODY
JUN 05, 5 weeks
SLIM WHITMAN ROSE MARIE
JUL 10, 8 weeks
FRANKIE LAINE with the MELLOMEN COOL WATER
SEP 04, 4 weeks
MITCH MILLER YELLOW ROSE OF TEXAS
OCT 02, 4 weeks
BILL HALEY ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK
OCT 30, 5 weeks
THE FOUR ACES LOVE IS A MANY SPLENDORED THING
DEC 04, 5 weeks

1956
TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD SIXTEEN TONS
JAN 08, 3 weeks
LOU BUSCH ZAMBEZI
JAN 29, 3 weeks
THE DREAM WEAVERS IT’S ALMOST TOMORROW
FEB 19, 5 weeks
JIMMY YOUNG CHAIN GANG
MAR 25, 1 week
KAY STARR ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ
APR 01, 2 weeks
WINIFRED ATWELL POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS
APR 15, 3 weeks
RONNIE HILTON NO OTHER LOVE
MAY 06, 3 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY HEARTBREAK HOTEL
MAY 27, 2 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY BLUE SUEDE SHOES
JUN 10, 1 week
PAT BOONE I’LL BE HOME
JUN 17, 1 week
VARIOUS ARTISTS ALL STAR HIT PARADE
JUN 24, 5 weeks
FRANKIE LYMON & the TEENAGERS WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE
JUL 29, 1 week
DORIS DAY WHATEVER WILL BE WILL BE
AUG 05, 2 weeks
DAVID WHITFIELD MY SON JOHN
AUG 19, 1 week
ANNE SHELTON LAY DOWN YOUR ARMS
AUG 26, 4 weeks
The PLATTERS THE GREAT PRETENDER / ONLY YOU
SEP 23, 2 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY HOUND DOG
OCT 07, 5 weeks
JOHNNY RAY JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN
NOV 11, 8 weeks

1957
TOMMY STEELE SINGING THE BLUES
JAN 06, 2 weeks
FRANKIE VAUGHAN GARDEN OF EDEN
JAN 20, 2 weeks
TAB HUNTER YOUNG LOVE
FEB 03, 6 weeks
The PLATTERS ONLY YOU / THE GREAT PRETENDER
MAR 17, 2 weeks
LONNIE DONEGAN CUMBERLAND GAP
MAR 31, 4 weeks
ANDY WILLIAMS BUTTERFLY
APR 28, 4 weeks
TOMMY STEELE BUTTERFINGERS
MAY 26, 1 week
NAT ‘KING’ COLE WHEN I FALL IN LOVE
JUN 02, 2 weeks
JOHNNY RAY YES TONIGHT JOESPHINE
JUN 16, 2 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY ALL SHOOK UP
JUN 30, 5 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY TEDDY BEAR
AUG 04, 2 weeks
PAUL ANKA DIANA
AUG 18, 6 weeks
JOHNNY DUNCAN LAST TRAIN TO SAN FERNANDO
Sep 29, 1 week
DEBBIE REYNOLDS TAMMY
OCT 06, 1 week
The CRICKETS THAT’ILL BE THE DAY
OCT 13, 2 weeks
FRANKIE VAUGHAN & the KAYE SISTERS GOTTA HAVE SOMETHING IN THE BANK FRANK
OCT 27, 2 weeks
HARRY BELAFONTE MARY’S BOY CHILD
NOV 10, 7 weeks

1958
JERRY LEE LEWIS GREAT BALLS OF FIRE
JAN 05, 2 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY JAILHOUSE ROCK
JAN 19, 2 weeks
MICHAEL HOLLIDAY THE STORY OF MY LIFE
FEB 02, 1 week
PERRY COMO MAGIC MOMENTS / CATCH A FALLING STAR
FEB 09, 2 weeks
FRANK SINATRA CHICAGO / ALL THE WAY
FEB 23, 1 week
BUDDY HOLLY PEGGY SUE
MAR 02, 1 week
ELVIS PRESLEY DON’T / I BEG OF YOU
MAR 09, 3 weeks
JACKIE DENNIS LA DEE DAH
MAR 30, 2 weeks
PAT BOONE A WONDERFUL TIME UP THERE / TOO SOON TO KNOW
APR 13, 2 weeks
CONNIE FRANCIS WHO’S SORRY NOW
APR 27, 5 weeks
DON LANG WITCH DOCTOR
JUN 01, 1 week
The EVERLY BROTHERS ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM / CLAUDETTE
JUN 08, 4 weeks
VIC DAMONE ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE
JUL 06, 1 week
BUDDY HOLLY RAVE ON
JUL 13, 1 week
TOMMY STEELE ONLY MAN ON THE ISLAND
JUL 20, 2 weeks
The KALIN TWINS WHEN
AUG 03, 4 weeks
CONNIE FRANCIS STUPID CUPID / CAROLINA MOON
AUG 31, 5 weeks
The EVERLY BROTHERS BIRD DOG
OCT 05, 1 week
ELVIS PRESLEY KING CREOLE
OCT 12, 1 week
CLIFF RICHARD MOVE IT
OCT 19, 3 weeks
CONWAY TWITTY IT’S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE
NOV 09, 3 weeks
CLIFF RICHARD HIGH CLASS BABY
NOV 30, 2 weeks
HARRY BELAFONTE MARY’S BOY CHILD
DEC 14, 3 weeks

1959
The TEDDY BEARS TO KNOW HIM IS TO LOVE HIM
JAN 04, 2 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY I GOT STUNG / ONE NIGHT
JAN 18, 2 weeks
The PLATTERS SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
FEB 01, 4 weeks
EDDIE COCHRAN C’MON EVERYBODY
MAR 01, 3 weeks
THE COASTERS CHARLIE BROWN
MAR 22, 1 week
EDDIE COCHRAN C’MON EVERYBODY
MAR 29, 2 weeks
ELVIS PRESLEY A FOOL SUCH AS I / I NEED YOUR LOVE TONIGHT
APR 12, 3 weeks
BUDDY HOLLY IT DOESN’T MATTER ANYMORE
MAY 03, 1 week
CLIFF RICHARD MEAN STREAK / NEVER MIND
MAY 10, 4 weeks
MARTY WILDE TEENAGER IN LOVE
JUN 07, 2 weeks
LONNIE DONEGAN & his Skiffle Group THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS
JUN 21, 3 weeks
CLIFF RICHARD LIVIN’ DOLL
JUL 12, 4 weeks
CRAIG DOUGLAS ONLY SIXTEEN
AUG 09, 7 weeks
JERRY KELLER HERE COMES SUMMER
SEP 27, 2 week
BOBBY DARIN MACK THE KNIFE
OCT 11, 1 week
CLIFF RICHARD TRAVELLIN’ LIGHT / DYNAMITE
OCT 18, 2 weeks
FRANK SINATRA HIGH HOPES
NOV 01, 2 weeks
NEIL SEDAKA OH CAROL
NOV 15, 4 weeks
RUSS CONWAY SNOW COACH
DEC 13, 4 weeks