What songs were number one in 1959? This is the full list of the UK number one songs from the year 1959. There were a total of 17 UK #1 tracks in the year 1959 starting with It's Only Make Believe by Conway Twitty which went to #1 on 20th December, 1958 and remained at the top spot for 5 weeks.
The UK song that was number one for the longest single run in 1959 was What Do You Want to Make Those Eyes at Me For? by Emile Ford and the Checkmates which went to number one on 19th December, 1959 and stayed at the top slot for 6 weeks.