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1978 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1978 on any date... when you were born... graduated... married... The answers for 1978 are below. Find a song for any year since 1960.


Pop Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


blue # = pop chart

  1 You're In My Heart (The Final Acclaim) 1   1-07-78  
  Rod Stewart  
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  2 Short People 1   1-14-78  
  Randy Newman  
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  3 Stayin' Alive 1   1-21-78  
  Bee Gees  
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  4 (Love Is) Thicker Than Water 1   2-18-78  
  Andy Gibb  
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  5 Night Fever 1   2-25-78  
  Bee Gees  
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  6 If I Can't Have You 1   3-25-78  
  Yvonne Elliman  
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  7 Can't Smile Without You 1   4-08-78  
  Barry Manilow  
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  8 We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again 1   4-15-78  
  England Dan And John Ford Coley  
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  9 The Closer I Get To You 1   4-22-78  
  Roberta Flack With Donny Hathaway  
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  10 With A Little Luck 1   5-06-78  
  Wings  
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  11 You're The One That I Want 1   5-13-78  
  John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John  
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  12 Too Much, Too Little, Too Late 1   5-20-78  
  Johnny Mathis/Deniece Williams  
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  13 Shadow Dancing 1   5-27-78  
  Andy Gibb  
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  14 Baker Street 1   6-24-78  
  Gerry Rafferty  
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  15 Use Ta Be My Girl 1   7-08-78  
  The O'Jays  
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  16 Last Dance 1   7-15-78  
  Donna Summer  
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  17 Miss You 1   7-22-78  
  The Rolling Stones  
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  18 Grease 1   7-29-78  
  Frankie Valli  
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  19 Three Times A Lady 1   8-05-78  
  Commodores  
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  20 Hopelessly Devoted To You 1   8-19-78  
  Olivia Newton-John  
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  21 Boogie Oogie Oogie 1   9-02-78  
  A Taste Of Honey  
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  22 Kiss You All Over 1   9-09-78  
  Exile  
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  23 Hot Child In The City 1   9-23-78  
  Nick Gilder  
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  24 Reminiscing 1   9-30-78  
  Little River Band  
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  25 Whenever I Call You Friend 1   10-07-78  
  Kenny Loggins with Stevie Nicks  
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  26 You Needed Me 1   10-14-78  
  Anne Murray  
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  27 MacArthur Park 1   10-21-78  
  Donna Summer  
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  28 How Much I Feel 1   11-04-78  
  Ambrosia  
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  29 Double Vision 1   11-18-78  
  Foreigner  
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  30 I Just Wanna Stop 1   11-25-78  
  Gino Vannelli  
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  31 You Don't Bring Me Flowers 1   12-02-78  
  Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond  
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  32 Le Freak 1   12-09-78  
  Chic  
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  33 My Life 1   12-23-78  
  Billy Joel  
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  34 Sharing The Night Together 1   12-30-78  
  Dr. Hook  
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Related Song Features for 1978 Number One Song Calendar


1978 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1978 in order

1978 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

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