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Tunecaster's Number One Song Calendar pages show all of the number one songs since late 1959 to the present. This is the 1966 Number One Song Calendar page. For other years besides 1966, click a link on the year grid above. For rock music, visit the Number One Song Calendar Home Page where there are rock number one song calendars from 1980. There are also top 100 songs for years at the Top Songs Of The Years Home Page for pop from 1960 and rock from 1980.

     

1966 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1966 on any date? ...
when you were born ... graduated ... married ...

The 1966 Number One Song Calendar has the answer, from 1960 to present, all the number one songs in Tune Timeline order

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  1. We Can Work It Out

     
    12-25-65
     
       
     
    We Can Work It Out by The Beatles listen
    We Can Work It Out by The Beatles listen
     
     
     
  2. Sounds Of Silence

     
    1-08-66
     
       
     
    Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel listen
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  3.  
    1-22-66
     
       
     
    As Tears Go By by The Rolling Stones listen
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  4. A Well Respected Man

     
    1-29-66
     
       
     
    A Well Respected Man by The Kinks listen
    A Well Respected Man by The Kinks listen
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  5. Lightnin' Strikes

     
    2-05-66
     
       
     
    Lightnin' Strikes by Lou Christie listen
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  6. These Boots Are Made For Walkin'

     
    2-26-66
     
       
     
    These Boots Are Made For Walkin' by Nancy Sinatra listen
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  7. 19th Nervous Breakdown

     
    3-05-66
     
       
     
    19th Nervous Breakdown by The Rolling Stones listen
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  8. The Ballad Of The Green Berets

     
    3-12-66
     
       
     
    The Ballad Of The Green Berets by SSgt Barry Sadler, US Army Special Forces listen
    The Ballad Of The Green Berets by SSgt Barry Sadler, US Army Special Forces listen
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  9. California Dreamin'

     
    3-26-66
     
       
     
    California Dreamin' by The Mamas & The Papas listen
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  10. (You're My) Soul And Inspiration

     
    4-09-66
     
       
     
    (You're My) Soul And Inspiration by The Righteous Brothers listen
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  11. Good Lovin'

     
    4-16-66
     
       
     
    Good Lovin' by The Young Rascals listen
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  12. Monday, Monday

     
    4-30-66
     
       
     
    Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas listen
    Monday, Monday by The Mamas & The Papas listen
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  13. When A Man Loves A Woman

     
    5-14-66
     
       
     
    When A Man Loves A Woman by Percy Sledge listen
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  14. A Groovy Kind Of Love

     
    5-21-66
     
       
     
    A Groovy Kind Of Love by The Mindbenders listen
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  15. Paint It, Black

     
    5-28-66
     
       
     
    Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones listen
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  16. Strangers In The Night

     
    6-04-66
     
     
    Frank Sinatra
     
     
    Strangers In The Night by Frank Sinatra listen
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  17.  
    7-02-66
     
       
     
    Paperback Writer by The Beatles listen
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  18.  
    7-16-66
     
       
     
    Hanky Panky by Tommy James And The Shondells listen
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  19. They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!

     
    7-23-66
     
       
     
    They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! by Napoleon XIV listen
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  20. Wild Thing

     
    7-30-66
     
       
     
    Wild Thing by The Troggs listen
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  21. See You In September

     
    8-13-66
     
       
     
    See You In September by The Happenings listen
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  22. Summer In The City

     
    8-20-66
     
       
     
    Summer In The City by The Lovin' Spoonful listen
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  23. Sunshine Superman

     
    8-27-66
     
       
     
    Sunshine Superman by Donovan listen
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  24.  
    9-03-66
     
       
     
    You Can't Hurry Love by The Supremes listen
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  25. 96 Tears

     
    9-24-66
     
       
     
    96 Tears by ? & The Mysterians listen
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  26.  
    10-01-66
     
       
     
    Cherish by The Association listen
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  27.  
    10-08-66
     
       
     
    Reach Out I'll Be There by The Four Tops listen
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  28. Last Train To Clarksville

     
    10-22-66
     
       
     
    Last Train To Clarksville by The Monkees listen
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  29.  
    11-05-66
     
       
     
    You Keep Me Hangin' On by The Supremes listen
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  30. Winchester Cathedral

     
    11-19-66
     
     
    The New Vaudeville Band
     
     
    Winchester Cathedral by The New Vaudeville Band listen
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  31. Poor Side Of Town

     
    12-03-66
     
       
     
    Poor Side Of Town by Johnny Rivers listen
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  32.  
    12-03-66
     
       
     
    Good Vibrations by The Beach Boys listen
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  33. Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly

     
    12-10-66
     
       
     
    Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly by Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels listen
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  34.  
    12-17-66
     
       
     
    I'm A Believer by The Monkees listen
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