List of number-one singles of 1966 (Canada)

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This is a list of the weekly Canadian RPM magazine[n 1] number one Top Singles chart of 1966.[n 2][n 3]

Canada denotes Canadian Content.

Volume:Issue Issue Date(s) Weeks on Top Song Artist
4:19 3 January missing
4:20 10 January 1 "Five O'Clock World" The Vogues
4:21 17 January 1 "No Matter What Shape" The T-Bones
4:22 24 January 1 "We Can Work It Out" The Beatles
4:23 31 January 1 "Yesterday Man" Chris Andrews
4:24 7 February 1 "As Tears Go By" The Rolling Stones
4:25 14 February 1 "My Love" Petula Clark
4:26 21 February 1 "Lightnin' Strikes" Lou Christie
5:1 28 February 1 "Michelle" David and Jonathan
5:2 7 March 1 "These Boots Are Made for Walking" Nancy Sinatra
5:3 14 March 1 "At the Scene" Dave Clark 5
5:4 21 March 1 "Listen People" Herman's Hermits[n 4]
5:5 28 March 1 "Nowhere Man" The Beatles
5:6 4 April 1 "Woman" Peter & Gordon
5:7 11 April 1 "Magic Town" The Vogues
5:8 18 April 1 "Daydream" Lovin' Spoonful
5:9 25 April 1 "Good Lovin'" Young Rascals
5:10 2 May 1 "Kicks" Paul Revere & the Raiders
5:11 9 May 1 "Good Lovin'" Young Rascals (returned to #1)
5:12-14 16 May - 30 May 3 "Monday, Monday" The Mamas & the Papas
5:15 6 June 1 "When a Man Loves a Woman" Percy Sledge
5:16 13 June 1 "Paint It, Black" Rolling Stones
5:17 20 June 1 "Green Grass" Gary Lewis
5:18 27 June 1 "Sweet Talking Guy" Chiffons
5:19 4 July 1 "Paperback Writer" The Beatles
5:20 11 July 1 "Red Rubber Ball" The Cyrkle
5:21 18 July 1 "The Pied Piper" Crispian St. Peters
5:22 25 July 1 "Hanky Panky" Tommy James and the Shondells
5:23 1 August 1 "Sweet Pea" Tommy Roe
5:24 8 August 1 "I Saw Her Again" The Mamas & the Papas
5:25-26 15 August - 22 August 2 "Summer in the City" Lovin' Spoonful
6:1 29 August 1 "See You in September" The Happenings
6:2 5 September 1 "Bus Stop" The Hollies
6:3 12 September 1 "Get Away" Georgie Fame
6:4 19 September 1 "Yellow Submarine"/"Eleanor Rigby" The Beatles
6:5 26 September 1 "Sunny Afternoon" The Kinks
6:6 3 October 1 "Cherish" The Association
6:7 10 October 1 "Black Is Black" Los Bravos
6:8-9 17 October - 24 October 2 "See See Rider" Eric Burdon and The Animals
6:10 31 October 1 "96 Tears" Question Mark & the Mysterians
6:11 7 November 1 "Last Train to Clarksville" The Monkees
6:12 14 November 1 "Dandy" Herman's Hermits
6:13 21 November 1 "Poor Side of Town" Johnny Rivers
6:14-15 28 November - 5 December 2 "Winchester Cathedral" New Vaudeville Band
6:16 12 December 1 "Lady Godiva" Peter & Gordon
6:17 19 December 1 "Stop! Stop! Stop!" The Hollies
6:18-19 26 December - 2 January 2 "I'm a Believer" The Monkees

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Notes
  1. ^ The magazine's weekly record charts were digitized by the AV Trust. The collection is archived by Library and Archives Canada here.
    The PDF text search does not work unless you have additional software installed. You must view each entry on the chart for a match.
  2. ^ A collection of all the .pdf files cited is available here.
  3. ^ † On 21 March 1966, the chart became the RPM 100, as expanded to the top 100 singles.
  4. ^ RPM began the practice of keeping former #1 singles on the chart, dropping down their position from top rather than deleting the single from the chart.

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