The Sounds Of The Sixties

The Number 1 Hits

Below are all the UK number one's listed year by year.

Date Of Entry

1960


Artist


Title

Weeks

At No 1

29th January

5th February

10th March

17th March

31st March

28th April

5th May

23rd June

7th July

28th July

4th August

25th August

29th September

20th October

3rd November

29th December



Michael Holliday

Anthony Newley

Adam Faith

Johnny Preston

Lonnie Donegan

Anthony Newley

The Everly Brothers

Eddie Cochran

Jimmy Jones

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates

The Shadows

Ricky Valance

Roy Orbison

Elvis Presley

Cliff Richard & The Shadows


Starry Eyed

Why

Poor Me

Running Bear

My Old Man's A Dustman

Do You Mind

Cathy's Clown

Three Steps To heaven

Good Timin'

Please Don't Tease

Shakin' All Over

Apache

Tell Laura I Love Her

Only The Lonely

It's Now Or Never

I Love You


1

4

1

2

4

1

7

2

3

4

1

5

3

2

8

2


Date Of Entry

1961

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

12th January

26th January

23rd February

2nd March

23rd March

4th May

18th May

25th May

1st June

29th June

20th July

3rd August

10th August

31st August

21st September

5th October

12th October

19th October

9th November

7th December

28th December


Johnny Tillotson

Elvis Presley

Petula Clark

The Everly Brothers

Elvis Presley

The Marcels

Floyd Kramer

The Temperance Seven

Elvis Presley

Del Shannon

The Everly Brothers

Eden Kane

Helen Shapiro

John Leyton

Shirley Bassey

The Shadows

The Highwaymen

Helen Shapiro

Elvis Presley

Frankie Vaughan

Danny Williams


Poetry In Motion

Are You Lonesome Tonight

Sailor

Walk Right Back

Wooden Heart

Blue Moon

On The Rebound

You're Driving Me Crazy

Surrender

Runaway

Temptation

Well I Ask You

You Don't Know

Johnny Remember Me

Reach For The Stars

Kon Tiki

Michael

Walkin' Back To Happiness

His Latest Flame

Tower Of Strength

Moon River


2

4

1

3

6

2

1

1

4

3

2

1

3

4

1

1

1

3

4

3

2


Date Of Entry

1962

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

11th January

22nd February

22nd March

17th may

24th May

28th June

12th July

26th July

13th September

4th October

8th November

13th December

Cliff Richard & the Shadows

Elvis Presley

The Shadows

B Bumble & The Stingers

Elvis Presley

Mike Sarne & Wendy Richard

Ray Charles

Frank Ifield

Elvis Presley

The Tornados

Frank Ifield

Elvis Presley


The Young Ones

Can't Help Falling In Love

Wonderful Land

Nut Rocker

Good Luck Charms

Come Outside

I Can't Stop Loving You

I Remember You

She's Not You

Telstar

Lovesick Blues

Return To Sender


6

4

8

1

5

2

2

7

3

5

5

3


Date Of Entry

1963

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

3rd January

24th January

31st January

21st February

14th March

19th March

11th April

2nd May

20th June

18th July

1st August

8th August

22nd August

12th September

10th October

31st October

12th December


Cliff Richard & the Shadows

The Shadows

Jet Harris & Tony Meehan

Frank Ifield

Cliff Richard & The Shadows

The Shadows

Gerry & The Pacemakers

The Beatles

Gerry & The Pacemakers

Frank Ifield

Elvis Presley

The Searchers

Billy J Kramer

The Beatles

Brian Poole & The Tremeloes

Gerry & The Pacemakers

The Beatles


The Next Time

Dance On

Diamonds

The Wayward Wind

Summer Holiday

Foot Tapper

How Do You Do It

From Me To You

I Like It

Confessin'

Devil In Disguise

Sweets For My Sweet

Bad To Me

She Loves You

Do You Love Me

You'll Never Walk Alone

I Want To Hold Your Hand


3

1

3

3

3

1

3

7

4

2

1

2

3

6

3

4

5


Date Of Entry

1964

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

16th January

30th January

20th February

27th February

19th March

2nd April

23rd April

7th May

21st may

28th May

25th June

9th July

16th July

23rd July

13th August

27th August

10th September

24th September

8th October

22nd October

19th November

3rd December

10th December


The Dave Clark Five

The Searchers

The Bachelors

Cilla Black

Billy J Kramer & the Dakotas

The Beatles

Peter & Gordon

The Searchers

The Four Pennies

Cilla Black

Roy Orbison

The Animals

The Rolling Stones

The Beatles

Manfred Mann

The Honeycombes

The Kinks

Herman's Hermits

Roy Orbison

Sandie Shaw

The Supremes

The Rolling Stones

The Beatles


Glad All Over

Needles & Pins

Diane

Anyone Who Had A Heart

Little Children

Can't Buy Me Love

World Without Love

Don't Throw Your Love Away

Juliet

You're My World

It's Over

House Of The Rising Sun

It's All Over Now

A Hard Day's Night

Do Wah Diddy Diddy

Have I The Right

You Really Got Me

I'm Into Something Good

Oh Pretty Woman

There's Always Something

Baby Love

Little Red Rooster

I Feel Fine


2

3

3

3

2

3

2

2

1

4

2

1

1

3

2

2

2

2

2

3

2

1

5


Date Of Entry

1965

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

14th January

28th January

4th February

18th February

25th February

11th March

18th March

8th April

15th April

22 April

13th May

20th May

27th May

17thJune

24th June

22nd July

5th August

26th August

9th September

23rd September

30th September

4th November

25th November

16th December


Georgie Fame & the Blue Flames

The Moody Blues

The Righteous Brothers

The Kinks

The Seekers

Tom Jones

The Rolling Stones

Unit Four Plus Two

Cliff Richard

The Beatles

Roger Miller

Jackie Trent

Sandie Shaw

Elvis Presley

The Hollies

The Byrds

The Beatles

Sonny & Cher

The Rolling Stones

The Walker Brothers

Ken Dodd

The Rolling Stones

The Seekers

The Beatles


Yeah Yeah

Go Now

You've Lost That Loving Feeling

Tired Of Waiting

I'll Never Find Another You

It's Not Unusual

The Last Time

Concrete & Clay

The Minute You're Gone

Ticket To Ride

King Of The Road

Where Are You Now

Long Live Love

Crying In The Chapel

I'm Alive

Mr Tambourine Man

Help

I've Got You Babe

Satisfaction

Make It Easy On Yourself

Tears

Get Off My Cloud

The Carnival Is Over

Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out


2

1

2

1

2

1

3

1

1

3

1

1

3

2

3

2

3

2

2

1

5

3

3

5


Date Of Entry

1966

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

20th January

27th January

17th February

17th March

14th April

28th April

5th May

26th May

2nd June

23rd June

7th July

21st July

28th July

4th August

18th August

15th September

22nd September

27th October

17th November

1st December


The Spencer Davis Group

The Overlanders

Nancy Sinatra

The Walker Brothers

The Spencer Davis group

Dusty Springfield

Manfred Mann

The Rolling Stones

Frank Sinatra

The Beatles

The Kinks

Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames

Chris Farlowe

The Troggs

The Beatles

The Small Faces

Jim Reeves

The Four Tops

The Beach Boys

Tom Jones


Keep On Running

Michelle

These Boots Are Made For Walking

The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Any More

Somebody Help Me

You Don't Have To Say You Love Me

Pretty Flamingo

Paint It Black

Strangers In The Night

Paperback Writer

Sunny Afternoon

Getaway

Out Of Time

With A Girl Like You

Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby

All Or Nothing

Distant Drums

Reach Out I'll Be There

Good Vibrations

Green Green Grass Of Home

1

3

4

4

2

1

3

1

3

2

2

1

1

2

4

1

5

3

2

7


Date Of Entry

1967

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

19th January

16th February

2nd March

13th April

27th April

18th May

8th June

19th July

9th August

6th September

11th October

8th November

22nd November

6th December


The Monkees

Petula Clark

Englebert Humperdinck

Frank & Nancy Sinatra

Sandie Shaw

The Tremeloes

Procol Harum

The Beatles

Scott McKenzie

Englebert Humperdinck

The Bee Gees

The Foundations

Long John Baldry

The Beatles


I'm A Believer

This Is My Song

Release Me

Somethin' Stupid

Puppet On A String

Silence Is Golden

A Whiter Shade Of Pale

All You Need Is Love

San Francisco

The Last Waltz

Massachusetts

Baby Now That I've Found You

Let The Heartaches Begin

Hello Goodbye


4

2

6

2

3

3

6

3

4

5

4

2

2

7


Date Of Entry

1968

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

24th January

31st January

14th February

21st February

20th March

27th March

10th April

24th April

22nd May

19th June

3rd July

24th July

31st July

14th August

28th August

4th September

11th September

25th September

6th November

13th November

11th December


Georgie Fame

Love Affair

Manfred Mann

Esther & Abi Ofarim

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich

The Beatles

Cliff Richard

Louis Armstrong

Gary Puckett & The Union Gap

The Rolling Stones

The Equals

Des O'Connor

Tommy James & the Shondells

The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown

The Beach Boys

The Bee Gees

The Beatles

Mary Hopkin

Joe Cocker

Hugh Montenegro

The Scaffold


The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde

Everlasting Love

The Mighty Quinn

Cinderella Rockefella

Legend Of Xanadu

Lady Madonna

Congratulations

What A Wonderful World/Cabaret

Young Girl

Jumpin' Jack Flash

Come Back

I Pretend

Mony Mony

Fire

Do It Again

I Gotta Get A Message To You

Hey Jude

Those Were The Days

With A Little Help From My Friends

The Good The Bad And The Ugly

Lily The Pink


1

2

2

3

1

2

2

4

4

2

3

1

3

1

1

1

2

6

1

4

4


Date Of Entry

1969

Artist


Title


Weeks

At No 1

1st January

8th January

15th January

29th January

5th February

12th February

25th  February

26th March

16th April

23rd April

4th June

11th June

2nd July

23rd July

30th August

20th September

11th October

20th October

25th October

20th December


Marmalade

The Scaffold

Marmalade

Fleetwood Mac

The Move

Amen Corner

Peter Sarstedt

Marvin Gay

Desmond Decker

The Beatles

Tommy Roe

The Beatles

Thunderclap Newman

The Rolling Stones

Zager & Evans

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg

Bobbie Gentry

The Archies

Rolf Harris


Ob La Di Ob La Da

Lily The Pink

Ob La Di Ob La Da

Albatross

Blackberry Way

If Paradise Is Half As Nice

Where Do You Go To My Lovely

I Heard It Through The Grapevine

The Israelites

Get Back

Dizzy

The Ballad Of John And Yoko

Something In The Air

Honky Tonk Woman

In The Year 2525

Bad Moon Rising

Je Taime Moi Non Plus

I'll Never Fall In Love Again

Sugar Sugar

Two Little Boys


1

1

2

1

1

2

4

3

1

6

1

3

3

5

3

3

1

1

8

6


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