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Billboard USA No. 2 hits -- 1950s - all the singles that peaked at #2 in the USA chart

 
No. Date Title Artist Wks
1950
  18 Jan Slipping Around Margaret Whiting / Jimmy Wakely 1
88 25 Jan Dear Hearts And Gentle People Bing Crosby 1
89 01 Feb There's No Tomorrow Tony Martin 1
90 17 May Third Man Theme Guy Lombardo 7
91 26 Jul Tzena Tzena Tzena Weavers / Gordon Jenkins 1
92 22 Nov All My Love Patti Page 1
1951
93 24 Jan My Heart Cries For You Guy Mitchell 4
94 25 Apr On Top Of Old Smokey Weavers / Terry Gilkyson 5
95 04 Jul Jezebel Frankie Laine 2
1952
96 02 Jan Shrimp Boats Jo Stafford 1
97 09 Jan The Little White Cloud That Cried Johnnie Ray 2
98 23 Jan Tell Me Why Four Aces 6
99 28 May Kiss Of Fire Georgia Gibbs 1
100 30 Jul Botch-A-Me Rosemary Clooney 2
  20 Aug Botch-A-Me Rosemary Clooney 1
101 12 Nov The Glow-Worm Mills Brothers 2
1954
  07 Jan The Glow Worm Mills Brothers 1
102 15 Apr I Believe Frankie Laine 2
103 27 May April In Portugal Les Baxter 3
104 19 Aug No Other Love Perry Como 1
105 26 Aug You You You Ames Brothers 6
106 11 Nov Eh Cumpari Julius LaRosa 1
107 18 Nov Ebb Tide Frank Chacksfield 4
108 16 Dec That's Amore Dean Martin 1
1954
  20 Jan That's Amore Dean Martin 4
109 12 May Young At Heart Frank Sinatra 1
110 09 Jun Three Coins In The Fountain Four Aces 5
111 14 Jul Hernando's Hideaway Archie Bleyer 2
112 18 Aug The Little Shoemaker Gaylords 1
113 17 Nov This Ole House Rosemary Clooney 1
1955
115 23 Feb Melody Of Love Billy Vaughn Orchestra 1
116 02 Mar The Crazy Otto Johnny Maddox 6
117 04 May Unchained Melody Les Baxter 1
118 11 May Dance With Me Henry Georgia Gibbs 1
  18 May Unchained Melody Les Baxter 5
119 13 Jul Learnin' The Blues Frank Sinatra 1
120 20 Jul A Blossom Fell Nat King Cole 1
  27 Jul Learnin' The Blues Frank Sinatra 1
121 03 Aug Ain't That A Shame Pat Boone 6
122 14 Dec I Hear You Knocking Gale Storm 1
1956
123 22 Feb Lisbon Antigua Nelson Riddle 7
124 11 Apr Hot Diggity Perry Como 1
  05 May Hot Diggity Perry Como 5
125 30 May Moonglow & Theme From Picnic Morris Stoloff 1
  13 Jun Moonglow & Theme From Picnic Morris Stoloff 2
126 08 Aug Allegheny Moon Patti Page 1=
127 08 Aug Whatever Will Be Will Be Doris Day 1 + 2=
128 22 Aug Hound Dog Elvis Presley 1 + 1=
  26 Sep Hound Dog Elvis Presley 1
129 03 Oct Honky Tonk Bill Doggett 1
130 10 Oct Canadian Sunset Hugo Winterhalter 1
131 17 Oct Just Walking In The Rain Johnnie Ray 1
1957
132 20 Feb Too Much Elvis Presley 4
133 03 Apr Party Doll Buddy Knox 1
134 17 Apr Little Darlin' Diamonds 6
135 19 Jun So Rare Jimmy Dorsey 1
136 22 Jun Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers 2
  03 Aug Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers 2
137 24 Aug Diana Paul Anka 5
138 28 Dec Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis 4
1959
139 08 Mar Sweet Little Sixteen Chuck Berry 2
140 22 Mar Lollipop Chordettes 1
  29 Mar Sweet Little Sixteen Chuck Berry 1
141 05 Apr He's Got The Whole World In His Hands Laurie London 2
142 12 Jul Hard Headed Woman Elvis Presley 1
143 21 Sep Bird Dog Everly Brothers 2
  12 Oct Bird Dog Everly Brothers 1
144 19 Oct Rockin' Robin Bobby Day 2
145 21 Dec Problems Everly Brothers 1
1959
146 25 Jan My Happiness Connie Francis 2
147 08 Feb The All American Boy Bill Parsons 1
148 15 Feb 16 Candles Crests 2
149 01 Mar Donna Ritchie Valens 2
150 15 Mar Charlie Brown Coasters 3
151 27 Apr A Fool Such As I Elvis Presley 1
152 11 May Sorry (I Ran All the Way Home) Impalas 2
153 08 Jun Dream Lover Bobby Darin 1
154 15 Jun Personality Lloyd Price 3
155 17 Aug There Goes My Baby Drifters 1
156 24 Aug Sea Of Love Phil Phillips 2
157 05 Oct Put Your Head On My Shoulder Paul Anka 3
158 30 Nov Don't You Know Della Reese 1