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THE NUMBER ONE HIT SINGLES - SEVENTIES
Detailed on this page are all the number one hit singles that made the chart between January 1st, 1970 and December 31st, 1979, and are as listed by the official charts company.
1970
  • 31/01/1970   LOVE GROWS (WHERE MY ROSEMARY GOES) - Edison Lighthouse
  • 07/03/1970   WAND'RIN STAR - Lee Marvin
  • 28/03/1970   BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER - Simon and Garfunkel
  • 18/04/1970   ALL KINDS OF EVERYTHING - Dana
  • 02/05/1970   SPIRIT IN THE SKY - Norman Greenbaum
  • 16/05/1970   BACK HOME - The England 1970 World Cup Squad
  • 06/06/1970   YELLOW RIVER - Christie
  • 13/06/1970   IN THE SUMMERTIME - Mungo Jerry
  • 01/08/1970   THE WONDER OF YOU - Elvis Presley
  • 12/09/1970   THE TEARS OF A CLOWN - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
  • 19/09/1970   BAND OF GOLD - Freda Payne
  • 31/10/1970   WOODSTOCK - Matthews Southern Comfort
  • 21/11/1970   VOODOO CHILE - Jimi Hendrix Experience
  • 28/11/1970   I HEAR YOU KNOCKING - Dave Edmunds
1971
  • 09/01/1971   GRANDAD - Clive Dunn
  • 30/01/1971   MY SWEET LORD - George Harrison
  • 06/03/1971   BABY JUMP - Mungo Jerry
  • 20/03/1971   HOT LOVE - T. Rex
  • 01/05/1971   DOUBLE BARREL- Dave and Ansil Collins
  • 15/05/1971   KNOCK THREE TIMES - Dawn
  • 19/06/1971   CHIRPY, CHIRPY, CHEEP, CHEEP - Middle of the Road
  • 24/07/1971   GET IT ON - T. Rex
  • 21/08/1971   I'M STILL WAITING - Diana Ross
  • 18/09/1971   HEY GIRL, DON'T BOTHER ME - The Tams
  • 09/10/1971   MAGGIE MAY - Rod Stewart
  • 13/11/1971   COZ I LUV YOU - Slade
  • 11/12/1971   ERNIE (THE FASTEST MILKMAN IN THE WEST) - Benny Hill
1972
  • 08/01/1972   I'D LIKE TO TEACH THE WORLD TO SING (IN PERFECT HARMONY - The New Seekers
  • 05/02/1972   TELEGRAM SAM - T. Rex
  • 19/02/1972   SON OF MY FATHER - Chicory Tip
  • 11/03/1972   WITHOUT YOU - Nilsson
  • 15/04/1972   AMAZING GRACE - The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
  • 20/05/1972   METAL GURU - T. Rex
  • 17/06/1972   VINCENT - Don McLean
  • 01/07/1972   TAKE ME BAK 'OME - Slade
  • 08/07/1972   PUPPY LOVE - Donny Osmond
  • 12/08/1972   SCHOOL'S OUT - Alice Cooper
  • 02/09/1972   YOU WEAR IT WELL - Rod Stewart
  • 09/09/1972   MAMA WEER ALL CRAZEE NOW - Slade
  • 30/09/1972   HOW CAN I BE SURE - David Cassidy
  • 14/10/1972   MOULDY OLD DOUGH - Lieutenant Pigeon
  • 11/11/1972   CLAIR - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • 25/11/1972   MY DING-A-LING - Chuck Berry
  • 23/12/1972   LONG HAIRED LOVER FROM LIVERPOOL - Little Jimmy Osmond
1973
  • 27/01/1973   BLOCKBUSTER - The Sweet
  • 03/03/1973   CUM ON FEEL THE NOIZE - Slade
  • 31/03/1973   THE TWELFTH OF NEVER - Donny Osmond
  • 07/04/1973   GET DOWN - Gilbert O'Sullivan
  • 21/04/1973   TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE - Dawn featuring Tony Orlando
  • 19/05/1973   SEE MY BABY JIVE - Wizzard
  • 16/06/1973   CAN THE CAN - Suzi Quatro
  • 23/06/1973   RUBBER BULLETS - 10 c.c.
  • 30/06/1973   SKWEEZE ME PLEEZE ME - Slade
  • 21/07/1973   WELCOME HOME - Peters and Lee
  • 28/07/1973   I'M THE LEADER OF THE GANG (I AM) - Gary Glitter
  • 25/08/1973   YOUNG LOVE - Donny Osmond
  • 22/09/1973   ANGEL FINGERS - Wizzard
  • 29/09/1973   EYE LEVEL - Simon Park Orchestra
  • 27/10/1973   DAYDREAMER / THE PUPPY SONG - David Cassidy
  • 17/11/1973   I LOVE YOU LOVE ME LOVE - Gary Glitter
  • 15/12/1973   MERRY XMAS EVERYBODY - Slade
1974
  • 19/01/1974   YOU WON'T FIND ANOTHER FOOL LIKE ME - The New Seekers featuring Lyn Paul
  • 26/01/1974   TIGER FEET - Mud
  • 23/02/1974   DEVIL GATE DRIVE - Suzi Quatro
  • 09/03/1974   JEALOUS MIND - Alvin Stardust
  • 16/03/1974   BILLY - DON'T BE A HERO - Paper Lace
  • 06/04/1974   SEASONS IN THE SUN - Terry Jacks
  • 04/05/1974   WATERLOO - ABBA
  • 18/05/1974   SUGAR BABY LOVE - The Rubettes
  • 15/06/1974   THE STREAK - Ray Stevens
  • 22/06/1974   ALWAYS YOURS - Gary Glitter
  • 29/06/1974   SHE - Charles Aznavour
  • 27/07/1974   ROCK YOUR BABY - George McCrae
  • 17/08/1974   WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN - The Three Degrees
  • 31/08/1974   LOVE ME FOR A REASON - The Osmonds
  • 21/09/1974   KUNG FU FIGHTING - Carl Douglas
  • 12/10/1974   ANNIE'S SONG - John Denver
  • 19/10/1974   SAD SWEET DREAMER - Sweet Sensation
  • 26/10/1974   EVERYTHING I OWN - Ken Boothe
  • 16/11/1974   GONNA MAKE YOU A STAR - David Essex
  • 07/12/1974   YOU'RE THE FIRST, THE LAST, MY EVERYTHING - Barry White
  • 21/12/1974   LONELY THIS CHRISTMAS - Mud
1975
  • 18/01/1975   DOWN DOWN - Status Quo
  • 25/01/1975   MS. GRACE - The Tymes
  • 01/02/1975   JANUARY - Pilot
  • 22/02/1975   MAKE ME SMILE (COME UP AND SEE ME) - Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel
  • 08/03/1975   IF - Telly Savalas
  • 22/03/1975   BYE BYE BABY - Bay City Rollers
  • 03/05/1975   OH BOY - Mud
  • 17/05/1975   STAND BY YOUR MAN - Tammy Wynette
  • 07/06/1975   WHISPERING GRASS - Windsor Davies and Don Estelle
  • 28/06/1975   I'M NOT IN LOVE - 10 c.c.
  • 12/07/1975   TEARS ON MY PILLOW - Johnny Nash
  • 19/07/1975   GIVE A LITTLE LOVE - Bay City Rollers
  • 09/08/1975   BARBADOS - Typically Tropical
  • 16/08/1975   I CAN'T GIVE YOU ANYTHING (BUT MY LOVE) - The Stylistics
  • 06/09/1975   SAILING - Rod Stewart
  • 04/10/1975   HOLD ME CLOSE - David Essex
  • 25/10/1975   I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU - Art Garfunkel
  • 08/11/1975   SPACE ODDITY - David Bowie
  • 22/11/1975   D.I.V.O.R.C.E. - Billy Connolly
  • 29/11/1975   BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY - Queen
1976
  • 31/01/1976   MAMMA MIA - ABBA
  • 14/02/1976   FOREVER AND EVER - Slik
  • 21/02/1976   DECEMBER '63 (OH WHAT A NIGHT) - Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
  • 06/03/1976   I LOVE TO LOVE - Tina Charles
  • 27/03/1976   SAVE YOUR KISSES FOR ME - Brotherhood of Man
  • 08/05/1976   FERNANDO - ABBA
  • 05/06/1976   NO CHARGE - J. J. Barrie
  • 12/06/1976   COMBINE HARVESTER (BRAND NEW KEY) - The Wurzels
  • 26/06/1976   YOU TO ME ARE EVERYTHING - The Real Thing
  • 17/07/1976   THE ROUSSOS PHENOMENON (EP) - Demis Roussos
  • 24/07/1976   DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART - Elton John and Kiki Dee
  • 04/09/1976   DANCING QUEEN - ABBA
  • 16/10/1976   MISSISSIPPI - Pussycat
  • 13/11/1976   IF YOU LEAVE ME NOW - Chicago
  • 04/12/1976   UNDER THE MOON OF LOVE - Showaddywaddy
  • 25/12/1976   WHEN A CHILD IS BORN (SOLEADO) - Johnny Mathis
1977
  • 15/01/1977   DON'T GIVE UP ON US - David Soul
  • 12/02/1977   DON'T CRY FOR ME ARGENTINA - Julie Covington
  • 19/02/1977   WHEN I NEED YOU - Leo Sayer
  • 12/03/1977   CHANSON D'AMOUR - Manhattan Transfer
  • 02/04/1977   KNOWING ME, KNOWING YOU - ABBA
  • 07/05/1977   FREE - Deniece Williams
  • 21/05/1977   I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT / THE FIRST CUT IS THE DEEPEST - Rod Stewart
  • 18/06/1977   LUCILLE - Kenny Rogers
  • 25/06/1977   SHOW YOU THE WAY TO GO - The Jacksons
  • 02/07/1977   SO YOU WIN AGAIN - Hot Chocolate
  • 23/07/1977   I FEEL LOVE - Donna Summer
  • 20/08/1977   ANGELO - Brotherhood of Man
  • 27/08/1977   FLOAT ON - The Floaters
  • 03/09/1977   WAY DOWN - Elvis Presley
  • 08/10/1977   SILVER LADY - David Soul
  • 29/10/1977   YES SIR, I CAN BOOGIE - Baccara
  • 05/11/1977   THE NAME OF THE GAME - ABBA
  • 03/12/1977   MULL OF KINTYRE / GIRL'S SCHOOL - Paul McCartney and Wings
1978
  • 04/02/1978   UPTOWN TOP RANKING - Althia and Donna
  • 11/02/1978   FIGARO - Brotherhood of Man
  • 18/02/1978   TAKE A CHANCE ON ME - ABBA
  • 11/03/1978   WUTHERING HEIGHTS - Kate Bush
  • 08/04/1978   MATCHSTALK MEN AND MATCHSTALK CATS AND DOGS - Brian and Michael
  • 29/04/1978   NIGHT FEVER - The Bee Gees
  • 13/05/1978   RIVERS OF BABYLON - Boney M.
  • 17/06/1978   YOU'RE THE ONE THAT I WANT - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  • 19/08/1978   THREE TIMES A LADY - The Commodores
  • 23/09/1978   DREADLOCK HOLIDAY - 10 c.c.
  • 30/09/1978   SUMMER NIGHTS - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
  • 18/11/1978   RAT TRAP - The Boomtown Rats
  • 02/12/1978   DA YA THINK I'M SEXY - Rod Stewart
  • 09/12/1978   MARY'S BOY CHILD (OH MY LORD) - Boney M.
1979
  • 06/01/1979   Y.M.C.A. - Village People
  • 27/01/1979   HIT ME WITH YOUR RHYTHM STICK - Ian Dury and the Blockheads
  • 03/02/1979   HEART OF GLASS - Blondie
  • 03/03/1979   TRAGEDY - The Bee Gees
  • 17/03/1979   I WILL SURVIVE - Gloria Gaynor
  • 14/04/1979   BRIGHT EYES - Art Garfunkel
  • 26/05/1979   SUNDAY GIRL - Blondie
  • 16/06/1979   RING MY BELL - Anita Ward
  • 30/06/1979   ARE "FRIENDS" ELECTRIC - Tubeway Army
  • 28/07/1979   I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS - The Boomtown Rats
  • 25/08/1979   WE DON'T TALK ANYMORE - Cliff Richard
  • 22/09/1979   CARS - Gary Numan
  • 29/09/1979   MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE - The Police
  • 20/10/1979   VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR - The Buggles
  • 27/10/1979   ONE DAY AT A TIME - Lena Martell
  • 17/11/1979   WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE WITH A BEAUTIFUL WOMAN - Dr. Hook
  • 08/12/1979   WALKING ON THE MOON - The Police
  • 15/12/1979   ANOTHER BRICK IN THE WALL (PART II) - Pink Floyd