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UK No. 1 hits -- 1950s

 
No. Date Title Artist Wks
1952
1 16 Nov Here In My Heart Al Martino 9
1954
2 16 Jan You Belong To Me Jo Stafford 1
3 23 Jan Comes-A-Long-A-Love Kay Starr 1
4 30 Jan Outside Of Heaven Eddie Fisher 1
5 06 Feb Don't Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes Perry Como 5
6 13 Mar She Wears Red Feathers Guy Mitchell 4
7 10 Apr Broken Wings Stargazers 1
8 17 Apr How Much Is That Doggie In The Window Lita Roza 1
9 24 Apr I Believe Frankie Laine 9
10 26 Jun I'm Walking Behind You Eddie Fisher 1
  03 Jul I Believe Frankie Laine 6
11 14 Aug Moulin Rouge Mantovani 1
  21 Aug I Believe Frankie Laine 3
12 11 Sep Look At That Girl Guy Mitchell 6
13 23 Oct Hey Joe Frankie Laine 2
14 06 Nov Answer Me David Whitfield 1
15 13 Nov Answer Me Frankie Laine 7
  11 Dec = Answer Me David Whitfield 1
  11 Dec = Answer Me Frankie Laine 1
1954
16 08 Jan Oh Mein Papa Eddie Calvert 9
17 12 Mar I See The Moon Stargazers 5
17 16 Apr Secret Love Doris Day 1
  23 Apr I See The Moon Stargazers 1
19 30 Apr Such A Night Johnnie Ray 1
  07 May Secret Love Doris Day 8
20 02 Jul Cara Mia David Whitfield 10
21 10 Sep Little Things Mean A Lot Kitty Kallen 1
22 17 Sep Three Coins In The Fountain Frank Sinatra 3
23 08 Oct Hold My Hand Don Cornell 4
24 05 Nov My Son My Son Vera Lynn 2
  19 Nov Hold My Hand Don Cornell 1
25 26 Nov This Ole House Rosemary Clooney 1
26 03 Dec Let's Have Another Party Winifred Atwell 5
1955
27 07 Jan Finger Of Suspicion Dickie Valentine 1
28 14 Jan Mambo Italiano Rosemary Clooney 1
  21 Jan Finger Of Suspicion Dickie Valentine 2
  04 Feb Mambo Italiano Rosemary Clooney 2
29 18 Feb Softly Softly Ruby Murray 3
30 11 Mar Give Me Your Word Tennessee Ernie Ford 7
31 29 Apr Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White Perez Prado 2
32 13 May Stranger In Paradise Tony Bennett 2
33 27 May Cherry Pink & Apple Blossom White Eddie Calvert 4
34 24 Jun Unchained Melody Jimmy Young 3
35 15 Jul Dreamboat Alma Cogan 2
36 29 Jul Rose Marie Slim Whitman 11
37 14 Oct The Man From Laramie Jimmy Young 4
38 11 Nov Hernando's Hideaway Johnston Brothers 2
39 25 Nov Rock Around The Clock Billy Haley & The Comets 3
40 16 Dec Christmas Alphabet Dickie Valentine 3
1956
  06 Jan Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley & The Comets 2
41 20 Jan Sixteen Tons Tenessee Ernie Ford 4
42 17 Feb Memories Are Made Of This Dean Martin 4
43 16 Mar It's Almost Tomorrow Dream Weavers 2
44 30 Mar Rock & Roll Waltz Kay Starr 1
06 Apr It's Almost Tomorrow Dream Weavers 1
45 13 Apr Poor People Of Paris Winifred Atwell 3
46 04 May No Other Love Ronnie Hilton 6
47 15 Jun I'll Be Home Pat Boone 5
48 20 Jul Why Do Fools Fall In Love Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers 3
49 10 Aug Whatever Will Be Will Be Doris Day 6
50 21 Sep Lay Down Your Arms Anne Shelton 4
51 19 Oct A Woman In Love Frankie Laine 4
52 16 Nov Just Walkin' In The Rain Johnnie Ray 7
1957
53 04 Jan Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 1
54 11 Jan Singing The Blues Tommy Steele 1
  18 Jan Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 1
55 25 Jan Garden Of Eden Frankie Vaughan 1
  01 Feb = Garden Of Eden Frankie Vaughan 1
  01 Feb = Singing The Blues Guy Mitchell 1
  08 Feb Garden Of Eden Frankie Vaughan 2
56 22 Feb Young Love Tab Hunter 7
57 12 Apr Cumberland Gap Lonnie Donegan 5
58 17 May Rock-A-Billy Guy Mitchell 1
59 24 May Butterfly Andy Williams 2
60 07 Jun Yes Tonight Josephine Johnnie Ray 3
61 28 Jun Gamblin' Man / Puttin' On The Style Lonnie Donegan 2
62 12 Jul All Shook Up Elvis Presley 7
63 30 Aug Diana Paul Anka 9
64 01 Nov That'll Be The Day Crickets 3
65 22 Nov Mary's Boy Child Harry Belafonte 7
1959
66 10 Jan Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis 2
67 24 Jan Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley 3
68 14 Feb The Story Of My Life Michael Holliday 2
69 28 Feb Magic Moments Perry Como 8
70 25 Apr Whole Lotta Woman Marvin Rainwater 3
71 16 May Who's Sorry Now Connie Francis 6
72 27 Jun On The Street Where You Live Vic Damone 1
73 04 Jul = All I Have To Do Is Dream Everly Brothers 1
  04 Jul = On The Street Where You Live Vic Damone 1
  11 Jul All I Have To Do Is Dream Everly Brothers 6
74 22 Aug When Kalin Twins 5
75 26 Sep Carolina Moon / Stupid Cupid Connie Francis 6
76 07 Nov It's All In The Game Tommy Edwards 3
77 28 Nov Hoots Mon Lord Rockingham's XI 3
78 19 Dec It's Only Make Believe Conway Twitty 5
1959
79 23 Jan The Day The Rains Came Jane Morgan 1
80 30 Jan I Got Stung / One Night Elvis Presley 3
81 20 Feb As I Love You Shirley Bassey 4
82 20 Mar Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Platters 1
83 27 Mar Side Saddle Russ Conway 4
84 24 Apr It Doesn't Matter Anymore Buddy Holly 3
85 15 May A Fool Such As I / I Need Your Love Tonight Elvis Presley 5
86 19 Jun Roulette Russ Conway 2
87 03 Jul Dream Lover Bobby Darin 4
88 31 Jul Living Doll Cliff Richard & The Shadows 6
89 11 Sep Only Sixteen Craig Douglas 4
90 09 Oct Here Comes Summer Jerry Keller 1
91 16 Oct Mack The Knife Bobby Darin 2
92 30 Oct Travellin' Light Cliff Richard & The Shadows 5
93 04 Dec What Do You Want Adam Faith 3
94 18 Dec What Do You Want To Make Those Eyes At Me For Emile Ford & The Checkmates 6