UK Number Ones 1950s

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1950s

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1952

14/11/1952     HERE IN MY HEART     AL MARTINO     9 weeks at number one

 

1953 

16/01/1953     YOU BELONG TO ME     JO STAFFORD     1 week at number one

23/01/1953     COMES A-LONG A-LOVE     KAY STARR      1 week at number one

30/01/1953     OUTSIDE OF HEAVEN     EDDIE FISHER     1 week at number one

06/02/1953     DON'T LET THE STARS GET IN YOUR EYES     PERRY COMO WITH THE RAMBLERS     5 weeks at number one

13/03/1953     SHE WEARS RED FEATHERS      GUY MITCHELL     4 weeks at number one

10/04/1953     BROKEN WINGS     STARGAZERS     1 week at number one

17/04/1953     (HOW MUCH IS) THAT DOGGIE IN THE WINDOW     LITA ROZA     1 week at number one

24/04/1953     I BELIEVE     FRANKIE LAINE     9 weeks at number one

26/06/1953     I'M WALKING BEHIND YOU     EDDIE FISHER WITH SALLY SWEETLAND     1 week at number one

03/07/1953     I BELIEVE     FRANKIE LAINE     6 weeks at number one

14/08/1953     THE SONG FROM MOULIN ROUGE     MANTOVANI     1 week at number one

21/08/1953     I BELIEVE     FRANKIE LAINE     3 weeks at number one

11/09/1953     LOOK AT THAT GIRL     GUY MITCHELL     6 weeks at number one

23/10/1953     HEY JOE     FRANKIE LAINE     2 weeks at number one

06/11/1953     ANSWER ME     DAVID WHITFIELD     1 week at number one

13/11/1953     ANSWER ME     FRANKIE LAINE     8 weeks at number one

11/12/1953     ANSWER ME     DAVID WHITFIELD      1 week at number one

 

1954

08/01/1954     OH MEIN PAPA     EDDIE CALVERT      9 weeks at number one

12/03/1954     I SEE THE MOON     STARGAZERS     5 weeks at number one

16/04/1954     SECRET LOVE      DORIS DAY     1 week at number one

23/04/1954     I SEE THE MOON     STARGAZERS      1 week at number one

30/04/1954     SUCH A NIGHT     JOHNNIE RAY     1 week at number one

08/05/1954     SECRET LOVE     DORIS DAY     8 weeks at number one

02/07/1954     CARA MIA     DAVID WHITFIELD, WITH CHORUS AND MANTOVANI AND HIS ORCHESTRA     10 weeks at number one

10/09/1954     LITTLE THINGS MEAN A LOT     KITTY KALLEN     1 week at number one

17/09/1954     THREE COINS IN THE FOUNTAIN      FRANK SINATRA     3 weeks at number one

08/10/1954     HOLD MY HAND     DON CORNELL     4 weeks at number one

05/11/1954     MY SON MY SON     VERA LYNN     2 weeks at number one

19/11/1954     HOLD MY HAND     DON CORNELL     1 week at number one

26/11/1954     THIS OLE HOUSE     ROSEMARY CLOONEY     1 week at number one

03/12/1954     LET'S HAVE ANOTHER PARTY     WINIFRED ATWELL     5 weeks at number one

 

1955

07/01/1955     FINGER OF SUSPICION     DICKIE VALENTINE WITH THE STARGAZERS     1 week at number one

14/01/1955     MAMBO ITALIANO     ROSEMARY CLOONEY WITH THE MELLOMEN     1 week at number one

21/01/1955     FINGER OF SUSPICION     DICKIE VALENTINE WITH THE STARGAZERS     2 weeks at number one

04/02/1955     MAMBO ITALIANO     ROSEMARY CLOONEY WITH THE MELLOMEN     2 weeks at number one

18/02/1955     SOFTLY, SOFTLY      RUBY MURRAY      3 weeks at number one

11/03/1955     GIVE ME YOUR WORD     TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD     7 weeks at number one

29/04/1955     CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE     PEREZ 'PREZ' PRADO & HIS ORCHESTRA, THE KING OF THE MAMBO     2 weeks at number one

13/05/1955     STRANGER IN PARADISE     TONY BENNETT     2 weeks at number one

27/05/1955     CHERRY PINK AND APPLE BLOSSOM WHITE     EDDIE CALVERT     4 weeks at number one

24/06/1955     UNCHAINED MELODY      JIMMY YOUNG     3 weeks at number one

15/07/1955     DREAMBOAT     ALMA COGAN     2 weeks at number one

29/07/1955     ROSE MARIE     SLIM WHITMAN     11 weeks at number one

14/10/1955     THE MAN FROM LARAMIE      JIMMY YOUNG     4 weeks at number one

11/11/1955     HERNANDO'S HIDEAWAY     JOHNSTON BROTHERS     2 weeks at number one

25/11/1955     ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK     BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS     3 weeks at number one

16/12/1955     CHRISTMAS ALPHABET     DICKIE VALENTINE     3​ weeks at number one

 

1956

06/01/1956     ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK     BILL HALEY & HIS COMETS     3 weeks at number one

20/01/1956     SIXTEEN TONS     TENNESSEE ERNIE FORD     2 weeks at nunber one

17/02/1956     MEMORIES ARE MADE OF THIS     DEAN MARTIN     4 weeks at number one

16/03/1956     IT'S ALMOST TOMORROW     DREAM WEAVERS     2 weeks at number one

30/03/1956     ROCK AND ROLL WALTZ     KAY STARR     2 weeks at number one

06/04/1956     IT'S ALMOST TOMORROW     DREAM WEAVERS     1 week at number one

13/04/1956     POOR PEOPLE OF PARIS     WINIFRED ATWELL     3 weeks at number one

04/05/1956     NO OTHER LOVE     RONNIE HILTON     6 weeks at number one

15/06/1956     I'LL BE HOME     PATOONE     5 weeks at number one

20/07/1956     WHY DO FOOLS FALL IN LOVE     TEENAGERS FEATURING FRANKIE LYMON     3 weeks at number one

10/08/1956     WHATEVER WILL BE WILL BE      DORIS DAY     6 weeks at number one

21/09/1956     LAY DOWN YOUR ARMS     ANNE SHELTON      4 weeks at number one

19/10/1956     A WOMAN IN LOVE     FRANKIE LAINE     4 weeks at number one

16/11/1956     JUST WALKIN' IN THE RAIN     JOHNNIE RAY     7​ weeks at number one

 

1957

04/01/1957     SINGING THE BLUES     GUY MITCHELL     1 week at number one

11/01/1957     SINGING THE BLUES     TOMMY STEELE & THE STEELMEN     1 week at number one

18/01/1957     SINGING THE BLUES     GUY MITCHELL     1 week at number one

25/01/1957     THE GARDEN OF EDEN     FRANKIE VAUGHAN      4 weeks at number one

01/02/1957     SINGING THE BLUES     GUY MITCHELL     1 week at number one

22/02/1957     YOUNG LOVE     TAB HUNTER     7 weeks at number one

12/04/1957     CUMBERLAND GAP     LONNIE DONEGAN     5 weeks at number one

17/05/1957     ROCK-A-BILLY     GUY MITCHELL     1 week at number one

24/05/1957     BUTTERFLY     ANDY WILLIAMS     2 weeks at number one

07/06/1957     YES TONIGHT JOSEPHINE     JOHNNIE RAY     3 weeks at number one

28/06/1957G     AMBLIN' MAN/PUTTING ON THE STYLE     LONNIE DONEGAN     2 weeks at number one

12/07/1957     ALL SHOOK UP     ELVIS PRESLEY WITH THE JORDANAIRES     7 weeks at number one

30/08/1957     DIANA     PAUL ANKA     9 weeks at number one

01/11/1957T     HAT'LL BE THE DAY     CRICKETS     3 weeks at number one

22/11/1957     MARY'S BOY CHILD     HARRY BELAFONTE     7​ weeks at number one

 

1958

10/01/1958     GREAT BALLS OF FIRE     JERRY LEE LEWIS     2 weeks at number one    

24/01/1958     JAILHOUSE ROCK     ELVIS PRESLEY     3 weeks at number one

14/02/1958     THE STORY OF MY LIFE     MICHAEL HOLLIDAY     2 weeks at number one    

28/02/1958     MAGIC MOMENTS     PERRY COMO     8 weeks at number one

25/04/1958     WHOLE LOTTA WOMAN     MARVIN RAINWATER     3 weeks at number one

16/05/1958     WHO'S SORRY NOW     CONNIE FRANCIS     6 weeks at number one

27/06/1958     ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE     VIC DAMONE     2 weeks at number one

04/07/1958     ALL I HAVE TO DO IS DREAM/CLAUDETTE     EVERLY BROTHERS     7 weeks at number one

22/08/1958     WHEN     KALIN TWINS     5 weeks at number one

26/09/1958     CAROLINA MOON/STUPID CUPID     CONNIE FRANCIS     6 weeks at number one

07/11/1958     IT'S ALL IN THE GAME     TOMMY EDWARDS     3 weeks at number one

28/11/1958     HOOTS MON     LORD ROCKINGHAM'S XI     3 weeks at number one

19/12/1958     IT'S ONLY MAKE BELIEVE     CONWAY TWITTY     5 weeks at number one

 

1959

23/01/1959     THE DAYS THE RAINS CAME     JANE MORGAN     1 week at number one

30/01/1959     ONE NIGHT/I GOT STUNG     ELVIS PRESLEY     3 weeks at number one

20/02/1959     AS I LOVE YOU     SHIRLEY BASSEY     4 weeks at number one

20/03/1959     SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES     PLATTERS     1 week at numb er one

27/03/1959     SIDE SADDLE     RUSS CONWAY     4 weeks at number one

24/04/1959     IT DOESN'T MATTER ANYMORE     BUDDY HOLLY     3 weeks at number one

15/05/1959     A FOOL SUCH AS I/I NEED YOUR LOVE TONIGHT     ELVIS PRESLEY     5 weeks at number one

19/06/1959     ROULETTE     RUSS CONWAY     2 weeks at number one

03/07/1959     DREAM LOVER     BOBBY DARIN     4 weeks at number one

31/07/1959     LIVING DOLL     CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS     6 weeks at number one

11/09/1959     ONLY SIXTEEN     CRAIG DOUGLAS     4 weeks at number one

09/10/1959     HERE COMES SUMMER     JERRY KELLER     1 week at number one

16/10/1959     MACK THE KNIFE     BOBBY DARIN     2 weeks at number one

30/10/1959     TRAVELLIN' LIGHT     CLIFF RICHARD & THE SHADOWS     5 weeks at number one

04/12/1959     WHAT DO YOU WANT     ADAM FAITH     3 weeks at number one

18/12/1959     WHAT DO YOU WANT TO MAKE THOSE EYES AT ME FOR     EMILE FORD & THE CHECKMATES     6​ weeks at number one

 

 

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