Tag Archives: released in 1960s

The Beatles – Hey Jude

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (2 weeks) SALES: 1.06m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1968 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1968 ‘Hey Jude’ was The Beatles’ first release on their [..]

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Engelbert Humperdinck – The Last Waltz

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) SALES: 1.17m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1967 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1967 After massive success with ‘Release Me’, Humperdinck’s follow-up single [..]

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Engelbert Humperdinck – Release Me

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (6 weeks) SALES: 1.38m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1967 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1967 Its original chart run lasted 56 weeks! This was [..]

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Tom Jones – Green, Green Grass Of Home

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (7 weeks) SALES: 1.23m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1966 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1967 As of July 2013, this is the only million-selling [..]

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The Beatles – We Can Work It Out/ Day Tripper

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) SALES: 1.4m (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1965 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1965 This was The Beatles’ first double-sided chart-topper [..]

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The Seekers – The Carnival Is Over

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (3 weeks) SALES: 1.41m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1965 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1965 The Seekers were the first Australian group to top [..]

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Ken Dodd – Tears

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) COMBINED SALES: 1.52 million (March 2018) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1965 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1965 Tears was 1965’s biggest selling [..]

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The Beatles – I Feel Fine

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) SALES: 1.42m (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1964 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1964 A Christmas Number 1 – the Beatles [..]

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The Beatles – Can’t Buy Me Love

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (3 weeks) COMBINED SALES: 1.52 million (March 2018) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1964 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1964 The third of the Beatles’ [..]

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The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (5 weeks) COMBINED SALES: 1.75 million (March 2018) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1963 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1963 The second million-selling Beatles single [..]

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The Beatles – She Loves You

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (6 weeks) SALES: 1.92 million (December 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1963 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1963 The first Beatles record to sell [..]

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Frank Ifield – I Remember You

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (7 weeks) SALES: 1.1m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1962 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1962 In the last few months before the Beatles invaded [..]

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Cliff Richard & The Shadows – The Young Ones

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (6 weeks) SALES: 1.06m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1962 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1962 Despite selling more singles in the UK than any [..]

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Mr. Acker Bilk – Stranger On The Shore

PEAK POSITION: Number 2 SALES: 1.16m YEAR OF RELEASE: 1961 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1962 The first instrumental track to become a million seller. Source: Official Charts [..]

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Elvis Presley – It’s Now Or Never

PEAK POSITION: Number 1 (9 weeks) COMBINED SALES: 1.3m (August 2017) YEAR OF RELEASE: 1960 YEAR IT REACHED 1 MILLION SALES: 1960 Although Elvis Presley remains the most [..]

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