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 Best Selling Retail Records" chart 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 Best Selling Retail Records chart.

Issue date Song Artist(s) Ref.
January 2 "White Christmas" Bing Crosby with the Ken Darby Singers and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra [1]
January 9 [2]
January 16 "There Are Such Things" Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers [3]
January 23 [4]
January 30 [5]
February 6 [6]
February 13 "I Had the Craziest Dream" Harry James and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest [7]
February 20 [8]
February 27 "There Are Such Things" Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra [9]
March 6 "I've Heard That Song Before" Harry James and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest [10]
March 13 [11]
March 20 [12]
March 27 [13]
April 3 [14]
April 10 [15]
April 17 [16]
April 24 [17]
May 1 [18]
May 8 [19]
May 15 [20]
May 22 [21]
May 29 "That Old Black Magic" Glenn Miller and His Orchestra with Skip Nelson and the Modernaires [22]
June 5 "I've Heard That Song Before" Harry James and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest [23]
June 12 "Taking a Chance on Love" Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Helen Forrest [24]
June 19 [25]
June 26 [26]
July 3 "Comin' in on a Wing and a Prayer" The Song Spinners [27]
July 10 [28]
July 17 [29]
July 24 "You'll Never Know" Dick Haymes and the Song Spinners [30]
July 31 [31]
August 7 [32]
August 14 [33]
August 21 "In the Blue of Evening" Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra [34]
August 28 [35]
September 4 [36]
September 11 "Sunday, Monday or Always" Bing Crosby and the Ken Darby Singers [37]
September 18 [38]
September 25 [39]
October 2 [40]
October 9 [41]
October 16 [42]
October 23 [43]
October 30 "Pistol Packin' Mama" Al Dexter and His Troopers with Al Dexter [44]
November 6 "Paper Doll" The Mills Brothers [45]
November 13 [46]
November 20 [47]
November 27 [48]
December 4 [49]
December 11 [50]
December 18 [51]
December 25 [52]

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References[edit]

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  5. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending January 21, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (5): 24. January 30, 1943. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
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  17. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending April 15, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (17): 22. April 24, 1943. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  18. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending April 22, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (18): 22. May 1, 1943. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
  19. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending April 29, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (19): 22. May 8, 1943. Retrieved 13 December 2016. 
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  25. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending June 10, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (25): 22. June 19, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  26. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending June 17, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (26): 22. June 26, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
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  36. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending August 26, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (36): 13. September 4, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
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  43. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending October 14, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (43): 12. October 23, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  44. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending October 21, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (44): 12. October 30, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  45. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending October 28, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (45): 13. November 6, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  46. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 4, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (46): 14. November 13, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  47. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 11, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (47): 13. November 20, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  48. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 18, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (48): 12. November 27, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  49. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending November 25, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (49): 12. December 4, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  50. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending December 2, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (50): 12. December 11, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  51. ^ "The Billboard Music Popularity Chart – Week Ending December 9, 1943". The Billboard. 55 (51): 12. December 18, 1943. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
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