UK, Eurochart, Billboard & Cashbox No.1 Hits

1961 UK Billboard Cash Box
Date# WksTitleArtist WksTitleArtist WksTitleArtist
01/07(2) I Love You Cliff Richard & The Shadows 3 Wonderland By Night Bert Kaempfelt1 Wonderland By Night Bert Kaempfelt
01/14 2 Poetry In Motion Johnny Tillotson


Exodus Ferrante & Teicher
01/284 Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley 3 Will You Love Me Tomorrow Shirelles2 Will You Love Me Tomorrow Shirelles
02/112 CalcuttaLawrence Welk4 CalcuttaLawrence Welk & Orchestra
02/251 Sailor Petula Clark3 Pony TimeChubby Checker
03/043 Walk Right Back / Ebony Eyes The Everly Brothers
03/11 1 Pony Time  Chubby Checker
03/182 Surrender Elvis Presley 2 Surrender Elvis Presley
03/25 6 Wooden HeartElvis Presley
04/013 Blue Moon The Marcels 3 Blue Moon The Marcels
04/224 Runaway Del Shanon2 Runaway   Del Shanon
05/06 2 Blue Moon The Marcels 2Mother-In-Law Ernie K Doe
05/201 On The Rebound Floyd Cramer1 Mother-In-Law Ernie K Doe1(3) Runaway Del Shanon
05/271 You're Driving Me Crazy The Temperance Seven 1 Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson 1(3) Mother-In-Law Ernie K Doe
06/034 Surrender Elvis Presley 1 Running ScaredRoy Orbison1 Running ScaredRoy Orbison
06/10 1(2) Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson 3 Travelin' Man Ricky Nelson
06/171 Moody RiverPat Boone
06/24 2 Quarter To Three Gary U.S. Bonds
07/013 Runaway Del Shannon 3 Quarter To Three  Gary U.S. Bonds
07/08 7 Tossin' And Turnin' Bobby Lewis
07/222 Temptation The Everly Brothers 4 Tossin' And Turnin' Bobby Lewis
08/051 Well I Ask YouEden Kane
08/123 You Don't KnowHelen Shapiro
08/19 3 Micheal The Highway Man
08/261 Wooden Heart(Muss I Denn) Joe Dowell
09/023 Johnny Remember Me John Leyton2 Micheal The Highway Man
09/09 4 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee
09/163 Take Good Care Of My Baby Bobby Vee
09/23 1 Reach For The Stars / Climb Ev'ry Mountain Shirley Bassey
09/301(4) Johnny Remember Me John Leyton
10/071 Kon-TikiThe Shadows3 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles


Crying Roy Orbison
10/141 Michael The Highwaymen 1 Hit The Road Jack Ray Charles
10/213 Walkin' Back To Happiness Helen Shapiro 2 Runaround SueDion2 Runaround SueDion
11/045 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean5 Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
11/114 Little Sister / His Latest Flame Elvis Presley
12/093 Tower Of Strength Frankie Vaughan1 Please Mr. Postman Marvelettes4 The Lion Sleeps Tonight Tokens
12/164 The Lion Sleeps Tonight  Tokens
12/302 Moon River Danny Williams
Date#WksTitle ArtistWksTitle ArtistWksTitle Artist

# 1960.03.10 ~ 1967.06.29 : The Record Retailer UK singles chart was published on Thursday, which was two days earlier than the date displayed in the first column.

# Mid 1957 ~ Late 1961 : The Billboard chart was published on Monday, which was two days later than the date displayed in the first column.

Hits that have reached the no.1 spot both in Europe & the US are indicated by bold font, each chart's no.1 hit of the year is indicated by red font.