US No 1 Singles 1956

US No 1 Singles 1956

This timeline details the weekly No 1 singles in the US for 1956

In 1956 there were 4 different charts in the United States – Best sellers in stores, Most played by DJs, Most played in Jukeboxes and a Top 100 which combined those charts. This timeline uses data from the Top 100 chart.

See also: UK No 1 Singles 1956

1956 (7th January)
Sixteen Tons – Tennessee Ernie Ford
1956 (14th January)
Memories Are Made of This – Dean Martin
1956 (21st January)
Memories Are Made of This – Dean Martin
1956 (28th January)
Memories Are Made of This – Dean Martin
1956 (4th February)
Memories Are Made of This – Dean Martin
1956 (11th February)
Memories Are Made of This – Dean Martin
1956 (18th February)
The Great Pretender – The Platters
1956 (25th February)
The Great Pretender – The Platters
Tied with
Rock and Roll Waltz – Kay Starr
1956 (3rd March)
Rock and Roll Waltz – Kay Starr
1956 (10th March)
Rock and Roll Waltz – Kay Starr
1956 (17th March)
Rock and Roll Waltz – Kay Starr
1956 (24th March)
The Poor People of Paris – Les Baxter
1956 (31st March)
The Poor People of Paris – Les Baxter
1956 (7th April)
The Poor People of Paris – Les Baxter
1956 (14th April)
The Poor People of Paris – Les Baxter
1956 (21st April)
The Poor People of Paris – Les Baxter
1956 (28th April)
The Poor People of Paris – Les Baxter
1956 (5th May
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
1956 (12th May)
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
1956 (19th May)
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
1956 (26th May)
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
1956 (2nd June)
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
1956 (9th June)
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
1956 (16th June)
Heartbreak Hotel – Elvis Presley
Tie with
The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant
1956 (23rd June)
The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant
1956 (30th June)
The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant
1956 (7th July)
The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant
1956 (14th July)
The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant
1956 (21st July)
The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant
1956 (28th July)
The Wayward Wind – Gogi Grant
1956 (4th August)
I Almost Lost My Mind – Pat Boone
1956 (11th August)
I Almost Lost My Mind – Pat Boone
1956 (18th August)
My Prayer – The Platters
1956 (25th August)
My Prayer – The Platters
1956 (1st September)
My Prayer – The Platters
1956 (8th September)
My Prayer – The Platters
1956 (15th September)
My Prayer – The Platters
Tie with
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
1956 (22nd September)
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
1956 (29th September)
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
1956 (6th October)
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
1956 (13th October)
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
1956 (20th October)
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
1956 (27th October)
Don’t Be Cruel – Elvis Presley
1956 (3rd November)
Green Door – Jim Lowe
1956 (10th November)
Green Door – Jim Lowe
1956 (17th November)
Green Door – Jim Lowe
Tie with
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
1956 (24th November)
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
1956 (1st December)
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
1956 (8th December)
Love Me Tender – Elvis Presley
Tie with
Singing the Blues – Guy Mitchell
1956 (15th December)
Singing the Blues – Guy Mitchell
1956 (22nd December)

Singing the Blues – Guy Mitchell

1956 (29th December)
Singing the Blues – Guy Mitchell

 

Published May 27, 2021 @ 10:20 am – Updated –May 27, 2021 @ 10:56 am

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2021). US No 1 Singles 1956 Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/us-no-1-singles-1956. Last accessed August 23rd, 2021