UK number one songs in 1978

What songs were number one in 1978? This is the full list of the UK number one songs from the year 1978. There were a total of 15 UK #1 tracks in the year 1978 starting with Mull of Kintyre by Wings which went to #1 on 3rd December, 1977 and remained at the top spot for 9 weeks.

The UK song that was number one for the longest single run in 1978 was You're the One That I Want by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John which went to number one on 17th June, 1978 and stayed at the top slot for 9 weeks.

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