List of Billboard number-one singles of 1943

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This is a list of number-one songs in the United States during the year 1943 according to Billboard magazine.

The "National List of Best Selling Retail Records" was the first to poll retailers nationwide on record sales.

The new chart was billed as a "trade service feature," based on the "10 best selling records of the past week" at a selection of national retailers from New York to Los Angeles.

Shown is a list of songs that topped the National List of Best Selling Retail Records chart.

Issue date Song Artist(s) Reference
January 2 "White Christmas" Bing Crosby
January 9
January 16 "There Are Such Things" Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
January 23
January 30
February 6
February 13 "I Had the Craziest Dream" Harry James and His Orchestra
February 20
February 27 "There Are Such Things" Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
March 6 "I've Heard That Song Before" Harry James and His Orchestra
March 13
March 20
March 27
April 3
April 10
April 17
April 24
May 1
May 8
May 15
May 22
May 29 "That Old Black Magic" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
June 5 "I've Heard That Song Before" Harry James and His Orchestra
June 12 "Taking a Chance on Love" Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
June 19
June 26
July 3 "Comin' in on a Wing and a Prayer" The Song Spinners
July 10
July 17
July 24 "You'll Never Know" Dick Haymes
July 31
August 7
August 14
August 21 "In the Blue of Evening" Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
August 28
September 4
September 11 "Sunday, Monday, or Always" Bing Crosby
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 9
October 16
October 23
October 30 "Pistol Packin' Mama" Al Dexter
November 6 "Paper Doll" Mills Brothers
November 13
November 20
November 27
December 4
December 11
December 18
December 25

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