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1970 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1970 on any date... when you were born... graduated... married... The answers for 1970 are below. Find a song for any year since 1960.


Pop Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


blue # = pop chart

  1 Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head 1   1-03-70  
  B.J. Thomas  
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  2 I Want You Back 1   1-24-70  
  The Jackson 5  
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  3 Venus 1   1-31-70  
  The Shocking Blue  
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  4 Hey There Lonely Girl 1   2-07-70  
  Eddie Holman  
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  5 Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) 1   2-14-70  
  Sly & The Family Stone  
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  6 Bridge Over Troubled Water 1   2-21-70  
  Simon & Garfunkel  
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  7 Let It Be 1   3-21-70  
  The Beatles  
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  8 ABC 1   4-18-70  
  The Jackson 5  
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  9 For The Love Of Him 1   5-02-70  
  Bobbi Martin  
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  10 Turn Back The Hands Of Time 1   5-09-70  
  Tyrone Davis  
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  11 American Woman 1   5-16-70  
  The Guess Who  
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  12 Everything Is Beautiful 1   5-23-70  
  Ray Stevens  
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  13 The Long And Winding Road 1   5-30-70  
  The Beatles  
    YouTube    

  14 Which Way You Goin' Billy? 1   6-06-70  
  The Poppy Family Featuring Susan Jacks  
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  15 The Love You Save 1   6-20-70  
  The Jackson 5  
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  16 Band Of Gold 1   7-04-70  
  Freda Payne  
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  17 Mama Told Me (Not To Come) 1   7-11-70  
  Three Dog Night  
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  18 (They Long To Be) Close To You 1   7-25-70  
  Carpenters  
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  19 Make It With You 1   8-08-70  
  Bread  
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  20 War 1   8-15-70  
  Edwin Starr  
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  21 Spill The Wine 1   8-22-70  
  Eric Burdon And War  
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  22 Ain't No Mountain High Enough 1   9-05-70  
  Diana Ross  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  23 Julie, Do Ya Love Me 1   9-19-70  
  Bobby Sherman  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  24 Lookin' Out My Back Door 1   9-26-70  
  Creedence Clearwater Revival  
    YouTube download at Amazon  

  25 Cracklin' Rosie 1   10-03-70  
  Neil Diamond  
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  26 I'll Be There 1   10-10-70  
  The Jackson 5  
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  27 Fire And Rain 1   11-07-70  
  James Taylor  
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  28 We've Only Just Begun 1   11-14-70  
  Carpenters  
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  29 I Think I Love You 1   11-28-70  
  The Partridge Family  
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  30 The Tears Of A Clown 1   12-19-70  
  Smokey Robinson & The Miracles  
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  31 My Sweet Lord 1   12-26-70  
  George Harrison  
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Related Song Features for 1970 Number One Song Calendar


1970 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1970 in order

1970 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.