List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1978

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These are the Billboard magazine Hot 100 number one hits of 1978.

The Bee Gees scored three #1 singles in 1978 with "How Deep Is Your Love", "Stayin' Alive" and "Night Fever".
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The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1978 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
No. Issue Date Song Artist(s) Ref.
437 January 7 "How Deep Is Your Love" Bee Gees
438 January 14 "Baby Come Back" Player
January 21
January 28
439 February 4 "Stayin' Alive" Bee Gees
February 11
February 18
February 25
440 March 4 "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water" Andy Gibb
March 11
441 March 18 "Night Fever" Bee Gees
March 25
April 1
April 8
April 15
April 22
April 29
May 6
442 May 13 "If I Can't Have You" Yvonne Elliman
443 May 20 "With a Little Luck" Wings
May 27
444 June 3 "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams
445 June 10 "You're the One That I Want" John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John
446 June 17 "Shadow Dancing" Andy Gibb
June 24
July 1
July 8
July 15
July 22
July 29
447 August 5 "Miss You" The Rolling Stones
448 August 12 "Three Times a Lady" Commodores
August 19
449 August 26 "Grease" Frankie Valli
September 2
450 September 9 "Boogie Oogie Oogie" A Taste of Honey
September 16
September 23
451 September 30 "Kiss You All Over" Exile
October 7
October 14
October 21
452 October 28 "Hot Child in the City" Nick Gilder
453 November 4 "You Needed Me" Anne Murray
454 November 11 "MacArthur Park" Donna Summer
November 18
November 25
455 December 2 "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond
456 December 9 "Le Freak" Chic
re December 16 "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond
re December 23 "Le Freak" Chic
December 30

Sources[edit]

  • Fred Bronson's Billboard Book of Number 1 Hits, 5th Edition (ISBN 0-8230-7677-6)
  • Joel Whitburn's Top Pop Singles 1955-2008, 12 Edition (ISBN 0-89820-180-2)
  • Joel Whitburn Presents the Billboard Hot 100 Charts: The Seventies (ISBN 0-89820-076-8)
  • Additional information obtained can be verified within Billboard's online archive services and print editions of the magazine.

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