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1966 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1966 on any date... when you were born... graduated... married... The answers for 1966 are below. Find a song for any year since 1960.


Pop Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


blue # = pop chart

  1 We Can Work It Out 1   12-25-65  
  The Beatles  
    YouTube    

  2 Sounds Of Silence 1   1-08-66  
  Simon & Garfunkel  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  3 As Tears Go By 1   1-22-66  
  The Rolling Stones  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  4 A Well Respected Man 1   1-29-66  
  The Kinks  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  5 Lightnin' Strikes 1   2-05-66  
  Lou Christie  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  6 These Boots Are Made For Walkin' 1   2-26-66  
  Nancy Sinatra  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  7 19th Nervous Breakdown 1   3-05-66  
  The Rolling Stones  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  8 The Ballad Of The Green Berets 1   3-12-66  
  SSgt Barry Sadler, US Army Special Forces  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  9 California Dreamin' 1   3-26-66  
  The Mamas & The Papas  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  10 (You're My) Soul And Inspiration 1   4-09-66  
  The Righteous Brothers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  11 Good Lovin' 1   4-16-66  
  The Young Rascals  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  12 Monday, Monday 1   4-30-66  
  The Mamas & The Papas  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  13 When A Man Loves A Woman 1   5-14-66  
  Percy Sledge  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  14 A Groovy Kind Of Love 1   5-21-66  
  The Mindbenders  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  15 Paint It, Black 1   5-28-66  
  The Rolling Stones  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  16 Strangers In The Night 1   6-04-66  
  Frank Sinatra  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  17 Paperback Writer 1   7-02-66  
  The Beatles  
    YouTube    

  18 Hanky Panky 1   7-16-66  
  Tommy James And The Shondells  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  19 They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! 1   7-23-66  
  Napoleon XIV  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  20 Wild Thing 1   7-30-66  
  The Troggs  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  21 See You In September 1   8-13-66  
  The Happenings  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  22 Summer In The City 1   8-20-66  
  The Lovin' Spoonful  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  23 Sunshine Superman 1   8-27-66  
  Donovan  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  24 You Can't Hurry Love 1   9-03-66  
  The Supremes  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  25 96 Tears 1   9-24-66  
  ? & The Mysterians  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  26 Cherish 1   10-01-66  
  The Association  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  27 Reach Out I'll Be There 1   10-08-66  
  The Four Tops  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  28 Last Train To Clarksville 1   10-22-66  
  The Monkees  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  29 You Keep Me Hangin' On 1   11-05-66  
  The Supremes  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  30 Winchester Cathedral 1   11-19-66  
  The New Vaudeville Band  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  31 Poor Side Of Town 1   12-03-66  
  Johnny Rivers  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  32 Good Vibrations 1   12-03-66  
  The Beach Boys  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  33 Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly 1   12-10-66  
  Mitch Ryder And The Detroit Wheels  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  34 I'm A Believer 1   12-17-66  
  The Monkees  
    YouTube download at Amazon  


Related Song Features for 1966 Number One Song Calendar


1966 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1966 in order

1966 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song

Number One Song Calendars

1960 1961 1962 1963 1964
1965 1966 1967 1968 1969
1970 1971 1972 1973 1974
1975 1976 1977 1978 1979
1980 1981 1982 1983 1984
1985 1986 1987 1988 1989
1990 1991 1992 1993 1994
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014

Welcome to the chart archive

Tunecaster's Number One Song Calendar page is where to find all of the number one songs since late 1959 to the present. We can find a song for a birthday, a wedding, graduation, or find a song for that special day if it is after 1959.