US number one songs in 1956

What songs were number one in 1956? This is the full list of the US number one songs from the year 1956. There were a total of 12 US #1 tracks in the year 1956 starting with Sixteen Tons by Tennessee Ernie Ford which went to #1 on 26th November, 1955 and remained at the top spot for 7 weeks.

The US song that was number one for the longest single run in 1956 was Don't Be Cruel / Hound Dog by Elvis Presley which went to number one on 18th August, 1956 and stayed at the top slot for 11 weeks.

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