1960 Number One Hits

1960MusicDecember 28, 1959 – January 3, 1960:
Why – Frankie Avalon
January 4, 1960 – January 17:
El Paso – Marty Robbins
January 18 – February 7:
Running Bear – Johnny Preston
February 8 – February 21:
Teen Angel – Mark Dinning
February 22 – April 24:
The Theme From “A Summer Place” – Percy Faith & his Orchestra
April 25 – May 22:
Stuck On You – Elvis Presley
May 23 – June 26:
Cathy’s Clown – The Everly Brothers
June 27 – July 10:
Everybody’s Somebody’s Fool – Connie Francis
July 11 – July 17:
Alley-Oop – Hollywood Argyles
July 18 – August 7:
I’m Sorry – Brenda Lee
August 8 – August 17:
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini – Brian Hyland
August 15 – September 18:
It’s Now Or Never – Elvis Presley
September 19 – September 25:
The Twist – Chubby Checker (See January 27, 1962)
September 26 – October 9:
My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own – Connie Francis
October 10 – October 16:
Mr. Custer – Larry Verne
October 17 – October 23:
Save The Last Dance For Me – The Drifters
October 24 – November 13:
I Want To Be Wanted – Brenda Lee
November 14 – November 20:
Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles
November 21 – November 27:
Stay – Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
November 28, 1960 – January 8, 1961:
Are You Lonesome Tonight? – Elvis Presley

(Data is complied from various charts including: Billboard’s “Pop,” “Airplay” and “Singles” Charts. “Hot 100” is the primary chart used starting October, 1958)

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