UK Number Ones 3 - Answers

Published: Monday 27th August 2012
  1. Who in 1953 became the first female to top the UK charts? Jo Stafford with "You Belong to Me".
  2. Which song in April 1990 became Madonna's first number 1 of the decade? "Vogue".
  3. Who is the youngest person to be credited with a UK number one hit? "Little" Jimmy Osmond with "Long Haired Lover from Liverpool" at age 9 years and 8 months.
  4. Who had a number one with "Number 1" in May 2009? Tinchy Styder featuring N-Dubz.
  5. Which song provided Elton John with his first UK number one? "Don't Go Breaking my Heart" with Kiki Dee.
  6. Staying at number one for 7 weeks in 1957, which single gave Elvis Presley his first UK number 1? "All Shook Up".
  7. Which football club reached the number one spot in 1994? Manchester United ("Come On You Reds").
  8. Which single in 2006 became the first to hit the number one spot by virtue of download sales only? "Crazy" by Gnarls Barkley.
  9. Which single holds the record for the most consecutive weeks at the top spot? Bryan Adams with "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You", 16 weeks in 1991.
  10. Who in 1978 became the first female to top the charts with a song she had written herself? Kate Bush with "Wuthering Heights".
  11. Which Bob Dylan composition provided The Byrds with their first number 1? "Mr Tambourine Man".
  12. Three different songs with the title "The Power of Love" were top ten hits in the 1980s, but which TWO hit the number one spot? Jennifer Rush & Frankie Goes To Hollywood [Huey Lewis only reached no.9].
  13. Who had "Breakfast at Tiffanys" at number one in 1996? Deep Blue Something.
  14. Sharing its name with a British trunk road which group had a number one with a cover of A-Ha's "Take On Me"? A1.
  15. Which song provide Irish band B*Witched with the first of four number ones in 1998? "C'est La Vie".
  16. "In The Summertime" was a massive hit for Mungo Jerry in 1970 topping the charts for 7 weeks, but which song provided them with their second number one the following year? "Baby Jump".
  17. Which father and daughter had a number 1 in 2003 with "Changes"? Ozzy & Kelly Osbourne.
  18. Reaching number 1 in May 1982 which song by Nicole became the UK's 500th number 1 single? "A Little Peace".
  19. What construction equipment did Nizlopi take to number 1 in 2005? JCB ("The JCB Song").
  20. Which hit by Telly Savalas provided the number 1 with the shortest title? "If".

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