UK number one songs in 1996

What songs were number one in 1996? This is the full list of the UK number one songs from the year 1996. There were a total of 27 UK #1 tracks in the year 1996 starting with Earth Song by Michael Jackson which went to #1 on 9th December, 1995 and remained at the top spot for 6 weeks.

The UK song that was number one for the longest single run in 1996 was Wannabe by Spice Girls which went to number one on 27th July, 1996 and stayed at the top slot for 7 weeks.

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