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Framed Birthday Number One Records from 1953
Find out what was top of the UK charts in 1953 in the list below.
We'll find and frame an original copy of the vinyl record or sheet music, with your own personal message printed and mounted beneath.
It's the perfect birthday gift idea for music lovers. From £79 including delivery.
No.1 from:
Song title & artist:
October 25th 1952
Here in My Heart
Al Martino
Number One for 12 weeks
January 16th 1953
You Belong to Me
Jo Stafford
Number One for 1 week
January 23rd 1953
Comes A-Long A-Love
Kay Starr
Number One for 1 week
January 30th 1953
Outside of Heaven
Eddie Fisher
Number One for 1 week
February 6th 1953
Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes
Perry Como
Number One for 5 weeks
March 13th 1953
She Wears Red Feathers
Guy Mitchell
Number One for 4 weeks
April 10th 1953
Broken Wings
The Stargazers
Number One for 1 week
April 17th 1953
(How Much Is) That Doggie in the Window
Lita Roza
Number One for 1 week
April 24th 1953
I Believe
Frankie Laine
Number One for 9 weeks
June 26th 1953
I'm Walking Behind You
Eddie Fisher
Number One for 1 week
July 3rd 1953
I Believe
Frankie Laine
Number One for 6 weeks
August 14th 1953
The Song from the Moulin Rouge
Mantovani and His Orchestra
Number One for 1 week
August 21st 1953
I Believe
Frankie Laine
Number One for 3 weeks
September 11th 1953
Look at That Girl
Guy Mitchell
Number One for 6 weeks
October 23rd 1953
Hey Joe
Frankie Laine
Number One for 2 weeks
November 6th 1953
Answer Me
David Whitfield
Number One for 1 week
November 13th 1953
Answer Me
Frankie Laine
Number One for 4 weeks
December 11th 1953
Answer Me / Answer Me (joint Number One)
Frankie Laine / David Whitfield (joint Number One)
Number One for 1 week
December 18th 1953
Answer Me
Frankie Laine
Number One for 3 weeks
See Number One songs for a different year
The charts we use from November 1952 onwards are compiled by the Official Charts Company which produces the UK Singles Chart for the music industry, including the BBC. Their information can differ from that shown in reference guides such as The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles (now The Virgin Book of British Hit Singles). We explain this more fully here and you can find even more detail on the history of the charts on the Official Charts Company website.

The official UK pop charts based on record sales did not start until 14th November 1952. For earlier dates than this, we have used the weekly pop chart based on the sales of sheet music, which was published by Melody Maker and broadcast by Radio Luxembourg from May 1947. (Sheet music outsold records in the United Kingdom until the early 1950s.)