List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of 1968

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These are the Billboard magazine Hot 100 number one hits of 1968.

Key
The yellow background indicates the #1 song on Billboard's 1968 Year-End Chart of Pop Singles.
Issue Date Song Artist(s) Reference
January 6 "Hello, Goodbye" The Beatles
January 13
January 20 "Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)" John Fred and His Playboy Band
January 27
February 3 "Green Tambourine" The Lemon Pipers
February 10 "Love is Blue" Paul Mauriat
February 17
February 24
March 2
March 9
March 16 "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" Otis Redding
March 23
March 30
April 6
April 13 "Honey" Bobby Goldsboro
April 20
April 27
May 4
May 11
May 18 "Tighten Up" Archie Bell & the Drells
May 25
June 1 "Mrs. Robinson" Simon & Garfunkel
June 8
June 15
June 22 "This Guy's in Love with You" Herb Alpert
June 29
July 6
July 13
July 20 "Grazing in the Grass" Hugh Masekela
July 27
August 3 "Hello, I Love You" The Doors
August 10
August 17 "People Got to Be Free" The Rascals
August 24
August 31
September 7
September 14
September 21 "Harper Valley PTA" Jeannie C. Riley
September 28 "Hey Jude" The Beatles
October 5
October 12
October 19
October 26
November 2
November 9
November 16
November 23
November 30 "Love Child" Diana Ross & the Supremes
December 7
December 14 "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Marvin Gaye
December 21
December 28

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 Sixties (ISBN 0-89820-074-1)
  • Additional information obtained can be verified within Billboard's online archive services and print editions of the magazine.

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