What was the Number 1 Song on Your Birthday in 1956?  

Your Birthday UK Number 1s 1956

This table shows the date the song reached number one in the charts during 1956. If your exact birth date isn't shown find the closest date before your birthday - this is the song that was number 1 on the day you were born or a later birthday. To find all your No.1 songs listed together see the panel below.

Date Reached No. 1


Song Title


8th January 1956Tennessee Ernie FordSixteen Tons5
12th February 1956Lou BuschZambezi2
26th February 1956Dean MartinMemories are Made of This2
11th March 1956DreamweaversIt's Almost Tomorrow3
1st April 1956Winifred AtwellPoor People of Paris5
6th May 1956Ronnie HiltonNo Other Love4
3rd June 1956Pat BooneI'll Be Home6
15th July 1956Frankie Lymon & The TeenagersWhy Do Fools Fall In Love?3
5th August 1956Doris DayWhatever Will Be Will Be6
16th September 1956Anne SheltonLay Down Your Arms4
14th October 1956Frankie LaineWoman in Love3
4th November 1956Johnny RayJust Walking in the Rain7
30th December 1956Guy MitchellSinging The Blues2
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Notable Events of 1956

17 January 1956– Paul Young, singer, born.
31 January 1956 – Johnny Rotten, singer with The Sex Pistols, born.
12 February 1956 – Double yellow lines to prohibit parking first introduced.
3 May 1956 – Granada Television, based in Manchester, launched.
12 September 1956 – B. A. Robertson, singer-songwriter, born.
27 October 1956 – Hazell Dean, singer, born.
1 November 1956 - Premium Bonds go on sale.
28 December 1956 – Nigel Kennedy, violinist, born.

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