List of number-one singles of 1978 (Canada)

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This is a list of the weekly Canadian RPM magazine[n 1] number one Top Singles chart of 1978.[n 2][n 3]
based on the publication's top 100 singles lists.

Canada denotes Canadian Content.

Volume:Issue Issue Date(s) Weeks on Top Song Artist
28:13-18 24 December 1977 - 28 January 6 "How Deep Is Your Love" Bee Gees
28:19 4 February 1 "You're in My Heart (The Final Acclaim)" Rod Stewart
28:20 11 February 1 "Baby Come Back" Player
28:21-24 18 February - 11 March 4 "Stayin' Alive" Bee Gees
28:25 18 March 1 "Sometimes When We Touch" Dan Hill Canada
28:26 25 March 1 "Emotion" Samantha Sang
29:1-5 1 April - 29 April 5 "Night Fever" Bee Gees
29:6-7 6 May - 13 May 2 "If I Can't Have You" Yvonne Elliman
29:8 20 May 1 "The Closer I Get To You" Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway
29:9-11 27 May - 10 June 3 "With a Little Luck" Paul McCartney and Wings
29:12-14 17 June - 1 July 3 "Shadow Dancing" Andy Gibb
29:15 8 July 1 "It's a Heartache" Bonnie Tyler
29:16-19 15 July - 5 August 4 "Baker Street" Gerry Rafferty
29:20-21 12 August - 19 August 2 "Miss You" The Rolling Stones
29:22-25 26 August - 16 September 4 "Three Times a Lady" Commodores
29:26 23 September 1 "Grease" Frankie Valli
30:1 Information missing for this week
30:2 7 October 1 "Hopelessly Devoted to You" Olivia Newton-John
30:3-4 14 October - 21 October 2 "Hot Child in the City" Nick Gilder Canada
30:5-8 § 28 October - 18 November 4 "You Needed Me" Anne Murray Canada
30:9-10 25 November - 2 December 2 "MacArthur Park" Donna Summer
30:11-13 9 December - 23 December 3 "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond
30:14-15 ¶ 30 December 1978 – 6 January 1979 2 "I Just Wanna Stop" Gino Vannelli Canada

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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.

§ - RPM did not publish issues for the first two weeks of November 1978.

¶ - 2nd week on #1 assumed as RPM's first issue the following year was published for 13 January 1979.


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