NUMBER ONE SONGS FROM 1959:
There were 15 songs that made it to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 1959. "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes" was #2 at the beginning of the year and climbed to the top spot in mid January, replacing "The Chipmunk Song" that had been #1 since December 22, 1958.
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title artist week began #1 weeks #1
The Chipmunk Song The Chipmunks 1958/12/22 4
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes The Platters 1959/01/19 3
Stagger Lee Lloyd Price 1959/02/09 4
Venus Frankie Avalon 1959/03/09 5
Come Softly to Me The Fleetwoods 1959/04/13 4
The Happy Organ Dave Baby Cortez 1959/05/11 1
Kansas City Wilbert Harrison 1959/05/18 2
The Battle of New Orleans Johnny Horton 1959/06/01 6
Lonely Boy Paul Anka 1959/07/13 4
A Big Hunk 'O Love Elvis Presley 1959/08/10 2
The Three Bells The Browns 1959/08/24 4
Sleep Walk Santo & Johnny 1959/09/21 2
Mack the Knife Bobby Darin 1959/10/05 9
Mr. Blue The Fleetwoods 1959/11/16 1
Heartaches By the Number Guy Mitchell 1959/12/14 2
Why Frankie Avalon 1959/12/28 1
NUMBER ONE RECORDS FROM 1959 PRESENTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
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