The Number One Hits Of 1959

The Number One Hits Of 1959:
December 22, 1958 – January 18, 1959:
The Chipmunks with David Seville – The Chipmunk Song
January 19, 1959 – February 8, 1959:
The Platters – Smoke Gets in Your Eyes
February 9, 1959 – March 8, 1959:
Lloyd Price – Stagger Lee
March 9, 1959 – April 12, 1959:
Frankie Avalon – Venus
April 13, 1959 – May 10, 1959:
The Fleetwoods – Come Softly to Me
May 11, 1959 – May 17, 1959:
Dave “Baby” Cortez – The Happy Organ
May 18, 1959 – May 31, 1959:
Wilbert Harrison – Kansas City
June 1, 1959 – July 12, 1959:
Johnny Horton – The Battle of New Orleans
July 13, 1959 – August 9, 1959:
Paul Anka – Lonely Boy
August 10, 1959 – August 23, 1959:
Elvis Presley – A Big Hunk o’ Love
August 24, 1959 – September 20, 1959:
The Browns – The Three Bells
September 21, 1959 – October 4, 1959:
Santo & Johnny – Sleep Walk
October 5, 1959 – November 15, 1959:
Bobby Darin – Mack the Knife
November 16, 1959 – December 13, 1959:
The Fleetwoods – Mr. Blue
December 14, 1959 – December 27, 1959:
Guy Mitchell – Heartaches by the Number
December 28, 1959 – January 3, 1960:
Frankie Avalon – Why

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