Statistics for #1 Hits of the 1950s

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Answer Stats

YearSongArtist% Correct
1956Love Me TenderElvis Presley
98%
1957Jailhouse RockElvis Presley
98%
1956Heartbreak HotelElvis Presley
98%
1958Don'tElvis Presley
98%
1959A Big Hunk O'LoveElvis Presley
98%
1957All Shook UpElvis Presley
98%
1957(Let Me Be Your) Teddy BearElvis Presley
98%
1956Don't Be CruelElvis Presley
98%
1955Rock Around the ClockBill Haley and the Comets
75%
1959Mack the KnifeBobby Darin
70%
1956Memories are Made of ThisDean Martin
65%
1957Wake Up Little SusieEverly Brothers
64%
1958All I Have to Do Is DreamEverly Brothers
64%
1951Too YoungNat King Cole
54%
1950Mona LisaNat King Cole
54%
1956The Great PretenderThe Platters
54%
1959Smoke Gets in Your EyesThe Platters
54%
1958Twilight TimeThe Platters
54%
1956My PrayerThe Platters
54%
1955Autumn LeavesRoger Williams
53%
1955/56Sixteen TonsTennessee Ernie Ford
50%
1954Secret LoveDoris Day
49%
1957ButterflyAndy Williams
48%
1958/59The Chipmunk SongThe Chipmunks with David Seville
48%
1958Poor Little FoolRicky Nelson
46%
1957April LovePat Boone
45%
1957Love Letters in the SandPat Boone
45%
1956I Almost Lost My MindPat Boone
45%
1957Don't Forbid MePat Boone
45%
1957You Send MeSam Cooke
45%
1959Lonely BoyPaul Anka
44%
1958Yakety YakThe Coasters
43%
1959VenusFrankie Avalon
42%
1959WhyFrankie Avalon
42%
1954Hey ThereRosemary Clooney
42%
1951Come on-a My HouseRosemary Clooney
42%
1954This Ole HouseRosemary Clooney
42%
1959Battle of New OrleansJohnny Horton
38%
1957TammyDebbie Reynolds
37%
1953The Doggie in the WindowPatti Page
36%
1952I Went to Your WeddingPatti Page
36%
1951The Tennessee WaltzPatti Page
36%
1955The Yellow Rose of TexasMitch Miller
35%
1958At the HopDanny & the Juniors
34%
1950Rudolph the Red-Nosed ReindeerGene Autry
32%
1954/55Mr. SandmanThe Chordettes
32%
1958Tom DooleyThe Kingston Trio
32%
1951IfPerry Como
31%
1953Don't Let the Stars Get in Your EyesPerry Como
31%
1954WantedPerry Como
31%
1951Cold, Cold HeartTony Bennett
31%
1951Because of YouTony Bennett
31%
1953Rags to RichesTony Bennett
31%
1956/57Singing the BluesGuy Mitchell
30%
1959Heartaches by the NumberGuy Mitchell
30%
1952CryJohnnie Ray and The Four Lads
30%
1959Stagger LeeLloyd Price
28%
1958It's Only Make BelieveConway Twitty
27%
1950The ThingPhil Harris
27%
1958The Purple People EaterSheb Wooley
27%
1958Witch DoctorDavid Seville
26%
1956The Wayward WindGogi Grant
25%
1957HoneycombJimmie Rodgers
25%
1952Why Don't You Believe Me?Joni James
25%
1958TequilaThe Champs
25%
1959Sleep WalkSanto & Johnny
24%
1954Sh-BoomThe Crew Cuts
24%
1959Come Softly to MeThe Fleetwoods
23%
1959Mr. BlueThe Fleetwoods
23%
1958To Know Him is to Love HimThe Teddy Bears
23%
1952Wheel of FortuneKay Starr
22%
1958It's All in the GameTommy Edwards
22%
1959Kansas CityWilbert Harrison
22%
1955Cherry Pink (and Apple Blossom White)Perez Prado & His Orchestra
21%
1958PatriciaPerez Prado & His Orchestra
21%
1953Vaya con Dios (May God Be with You)Les Paul and Mary Ford
20%
1957Young LoveTab Hunter
20%
1954Oh! My Pa-Pa (O Mein Papa)Eddie Fisher
19%
1950I Can Dream, Can't I?Andrews Sisters
18%
1955The Ballad of Davy CrockettBill Hayes
18%
1959The Happy OrganDavid 'Baby' Cortez
18%
1953I'm Walking Behind YouEddie Fisher
18%
1954I Need You NowEddie Fisher
18%
1956Rock and Roll WaltzKay Starr
18%
1953The Song from Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart)Percy Faith and his Orchestra
18%
1952DelicadoPercy Faith and his Orchestra
18%
1950Music Music MusicTeresa Brewer
18%
1953Till I Waltz Again with YouTeresa Brewer
18%
1959Three BellsThe Browns
18%
1955SincerelyThe McGuire Sisters
18%
1950Goodnight, IreneGordon Jenkins and The Weavers
17%
1955Love is a Many-Splendored ThingFour Aces
16%
1954Make Love to MeJo Stafford
16%
1952You Belong to MeJo Stafford
16%
1958Get a JobThe Silhouettes
16%
1958Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare)Domenico Modugno
15%
1956Green DoorJim Lowe
15%
1954Little Things Mean a LotKitty Kallen
15%
1951How High the MoonLes Paul and Mary Ford
15%
1958Little StarThe Elegants
15%
1952Auf Wiederseh'n SweetheartVera Lynn
15%
1952Blue TangoLeroy Anderson
14%
1951Be My LoveMario Lanza
14%
1952Here in my HeartAl Martino
13%
1950Rag MopAmes Brothers
13%
1950The Third Man ThemeAnton Karas
13%
1952/53I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa ClausJimmy Boyd
13%
1950Chattanoogie Shoe Shine BoyRed Foley
13%
1950Harbor LightsSammy Kaye and His Orchestra
13%
1950If I Knew You Were Comin' (I'd've Baked a Cake)Eileen Barton
12%
1956The Poor People of ParisLes Baxter
11%
1955Hearts of StoneThe Fontane Sisters
11%
1951(It's No) SinEddy Howard and His Orchestra
10%
1955Let Me Go, LoverJoan Weber
9%
1953St. George and the DragonetStan Freberg
9%
1952It's in the Book (Parts 1 & 2)Johnny Standley
7%

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