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No. 1 Hits of 1966

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1 Jan 1966 The Sounds of Silence
(Simon & Garfunkel)
The Carnival Is Over
(Seekers)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
8 Jan 1966 Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
15 Jan 1966 Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
22 Jan 1966 The Sounds of Silence
(Simon & Garfunkel)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Keep on Running
(Spencer Davis Group)
29 Jan1966 Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Michelle
(Overlanders)
5 Feb 1966 My Love
(Petula Clark)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Michelle
(Overlanders)
12 Feb 1966 My Love
(Petula Clark)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
Michelle
(Overlanders)
19 Feb 1966 Lightnin' Strikes
(Lou Christie)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
26 Feb 1966 These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
Daytripper/We Can Work It out
(Beatles)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
5 Mar 1966 Ballad of the Green Berrets
(Barry Sadler)
Women
(Easybeats)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
12 Mar 1966 Ballad of the Green Berrets
(Barry Sadler)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
19 Mar 1966 Ballad of the Green Berrets
(Barry Sadler)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
(Walker Brothers)
26 Mar 1966 Ballad of the Green Berrets
(Barry Sadler)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
(Walker Brothers)
2 Apr 1966 Ballad of the Green Berrets
(Barry Sadler)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
(Walker Brothers)
9 Apr 1966 Soul & Inspiration
(Righteous Brothers)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
(Walker Brothers)
16 Apr 1966 Soul & Inspiration
(Righteous Brothers)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
Somebody Help Me
(Spencer Davis Group)
23 Apr 1966 Soul & Inspiration
(Righteous Brothers)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
Somebody Help Me
(Spencer Davis Group)
30 Apr 1966 Good Lovin'
(Young Rascals)
These Boots Were Made for Walkin'
(Nancy Sinatra)
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
(Dusty Springfield)
7 May 1966 Monday, Monday
(Mamas & Papas)
Nowhere Man/Norwegian Wood
(Beatles)
Pretty Flamingo
(Manfred Mann)
14 May 1966 Monday, Monday
(Mamas & Papas)
Nowhere Man/Norwegian Wood
(Beatles)
Pretty Flamingo
(Manfred Mann)
21 May 1966 Monday, Monday
(Mamas & Papas)
Hitch Hiker
(Bobby & Laurie)
Pretty Flamingo
(Manfred Mann)
28 May 1966 When a Man Loves a Woman
(Percy Sledge)
Elusive Butterfly
(Bob Lind)
Paint It Black
(Rolling Stones)
4 June 1966 When a Man Loves a Woman
(Percy Sledge)
Come & See Her
(Easybeats)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
11 June 1966 Paint It Black
(Rolling Stones)
Come & See Her
(Easybeats)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
18 June 1966 Paint It Black
(Rolling Stones)
Tar & Cement
(Verdelle Smith)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
25 June 1966 Paperback Writer
(Beatles)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
Paperback Writer
(Beatles)
2 July 1966 Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
Paperback Writer
(Beatles)
9 July 1966 Paperback Writer
(Beatles)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
Sunny Afternoon
(Kinks)
16 July 1966 Hanky Panky
(Tommy James & the Shondells)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
Sunny Afternoon
(Kinks)
23 July 1966 Hanky Panky
(Tommy James & the Shondells)
Strangers in the Night
(Frank Sinatra)
Get Away
(Georgie Fame)
30 Jul 1966 Wild Thing
(Troggs)
Born Free
(Matt Monro)
Out of Time
(Chris Farlowe)
6 Aug 1966 Wild Thing
(Troggs)
Born Free
(Matt Monro)
With a Girl like You
(Troggs)
13 Aug 1966 Summer in the City
(Lovin' Spoonful)
Born Free
(Matt Monro)
With a Girl like You
(Troggs)
20 Aug 1966 Summer in the City
(Lovin' Spoonful)
Too Much/I'll Make You Happy
(Easybeats)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
27 Aug 1966 Summer in the City
(Lovin' Spoonful)
Too Much/I'll Make You Happy
(Easybeats)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
3 Sept 1966 Sunshine Superman
(Donovan)
Too Much/I'll Make You Happy
(Easybeats)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
10 Sept 1966 You Can't Hurry Love
(Supremes)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
17 Sept 1966 You Can't Hurry Love
(Supremes)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
All or Nothing
(Small Faces)
24 Sept 1966 Cherish
(Association)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
Distant Drums
(Jim Reeves)
1 Oct 1966 Cherish
(Association)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
Distant Drums
(Jim Reeves)
8 Oct 1966 Cherish
(Association)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
Distant Drums
(Jim Reeves)
15 Oct 1966 Reach Out, I'll Be There
(Four Tops)
Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
(Beatles)
Distant Drums
(Jim Reeves)
22 Oct 1966 Reach Out, I'll Be There
(Four Tops)
Step Back/Cara Lynn
(Johnny Young)
Distant Drums
(Jim Reeves)
29 Oct 1966 96 Tears
(? & the Mysterians)
Step Back/Cara Lynn
(Johnny Young)
Reach Out, I'll Be There
(Four Tops)
5 Nov 1966 Last Train to Clarkesville
(Monkees)
Step Back/Cara Lynn
(Johnny Young)
Reach Out, I'll Be There
(Four Tops)
12 Nov 1966 Poor Side of Town
(Johnny Rivers)
Step Back/Cara Lynn
(Johnny Young)
Reach Out, I'll Be There
(Four Tops)
19 Nov 1966 You Keep Me Hanging on
(Supremes)
Step Back/Cara Lynn
(Johnny Young)
Good Vibrations
(Beach Boys)
26 Nov 1966 You Keep Me Hanging on
(Supremes)
Let It Be Me
(Johnny Young)
Good Vibrations
(Beach Boys)
3 Dec 1966 Winchester Cathedral
(New Vaudeville Band)
Let It Be Me
(Johnny Young)
Green, Green Grass of Home
(Tom Jones)
10 Dec 1966 Good Vibrations
(Beach Boys)
Friday on My Mind
(Easybeats)
Green, Green Grass of Home
(Tom Jones)
17 Dec 1966 Winchester Cathedral
(New Vaudeville Band)
Friday on My Mind
(Easybeats)
Green, Green Grass of Home
(Tom Jones)
24 Dec 1966 Winchester Cathedral
(New Vaudeville Band)
Friday on My Mind
(Easybeats)
Green, Green Grass of Home
(Tom Jones)
31 Dec 1966 I'm a Believer
(Monkees)
Friday on My Mind
(Easybeats)
Green, Green Grass of Home
(Tom Jones)

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