What songs were number one in 1961? This is the full list of the Australian number one songs from the year 1961. There were a total of 15 Australian #1 tracks in the year 1961 starting with Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley which went to #1 on 24th December, 1960 and remained at the top spot for 6 weeks.
The Australian song that was number one for the longest single run in 1961 was I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door by Eddie Hodges which went to number one on 5th August, 1961 and stayed at the top slot for 7 weeks.