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1979 Number One Song Calendar

What was the number one song in 1979 on any date... when you were born... graduated... married... The answers for 1979 are below. Find a song for any year since 1960.


Pop Number One Songs in Tune Timeline order


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  1 Too Much Heaven 1   1-06-79  
  Bee Gees  
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  2 Y.M.C.A. 1   1-13-79  
  Village People  
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  3 A Little More Love 1   1-20-79  
  Olivia Newton-John  
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  4 Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? 1   1-27-79  
  Rod Stewart  
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  5 I Will Survive 1   3-03-79  
  Gloria Gaynor  
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  6 Tragedy 1   3-17-79  
  Bee Gees  
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  7 What A Fool Believes 1   3-24-79  
  The Doobie Brothers  
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  8 Stumblin' In 1   4-07-79  
  Suzi Quatro And Chris Norman  
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  9 Knock On Wood 1   4-14-79  
  Amii Stewart  
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  10 Heart Of Glass 1   4-21-79  
  Blondie  
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  11 Reunited 1   4-28-79  
  Peaches & Herb  
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  12 Goodnight Tonight 1   5-12-79  
  Wings  
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  13 Love Is The Answer 1   5-19-79  
  England Dan And John Ford Coley  
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  14 Hot Stuff 1   5-26-79  
  Donna Summer  
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  15 Love You Inside Out 1   6-02-79  
  Bee Gees  
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  16 We Are Family 1   6-16-79  
  Sister Sledge  
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  17 Ring My Bell 1   6-23-79  
  Anita Ward  
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  18 Bad Girls 1   6-30-79  
  Donna Summer  
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  19 Gold 1   7-21-79  
  John Stewart  
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  20 When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman 1   7-28-79  
  Dr. Hook  
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  21 Good Times 1   8-04-79  
  Chic  
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  22 My Sharona 2 1   8-11-79  
  The Knack  
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  23 After The Love Has Gone 1   9-01-79  
  Earth, Wind & Fire  
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  24 Sad Eyes 1   9-08-79  
  Robert John  
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  25 Lonesome Loser 19 1   9-15-79  
  Little River Band  
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  26 I'll Never Love This Way Again 1   9-22-79  
  Dionne Warwick  
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  27 Rise 1   9-29-79  
  Herb Alpert  
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  28 Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough 1   10-06-79  
  Michael Jackson  
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  29 Pop Muzik 1   10-13-79  
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  30 Dim All The Lights 1   10-20-79  
  Donna Summer  
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  31 Heartache Tonight 1 1   11-03-79  
  Eagles  
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  32 Still 1   11-10-79  
  Commodores  
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  33 No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) 1   11-17-79  
  Barbra Streisand/Donna Summer  
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  34 Babe 14 1   11-24-79  
  Styx  
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  35 Please Don't Go 1   12-08-79  
  KC And The Sunshine Band  
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  36 Escape (The Pina Colada Song) 1   12-15-79  
  Rupert Holmes  
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1979 Pop Top 100 Songs

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1979 One Hit Wonders

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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.