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Framed Birthday Number One Records from 1970
Find out what was top of the UK charts in 1970 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 including delivery.
No.1 from:
Song title & artist:
December 14th 1969
Two Little Boys
Rolf Harris
Number One for 6 weeks
January 25th 1970
Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
Edison Lighthouse
Number One for 5 weeks
March 1st 1970
Wand'rin' Star
Lee Marvin
Number One for 3 weeks
March 22nd 1970
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel
Number One for 3 weeks
April 12th 1970
All Kinds of Everything
Number One for 2 weeks
April 26th 1970
Spirit in the Sky
Norman Greenbaum
Number One for 2 weeks
May 10th 1970
Back Home
England World Cup Squad "70"
Number One for 3 weeks
May 31st 1970
Yellow River
Number One for 1 week
June 7th 1970
In the Summertime
Mungo Jerry
Number One for 7 weeks
July 26th 1970
The Wonder of You
Elvis Presley
Number One for 6 weeks
September 6th 1970
The Tears of a Clown
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
Number One for 1 week
September 13th 1970
Band of Gold
Freda Payne
Number One for 6 weeks
October 25th 1970
Matthews Southern Comfort
Number One for 3 weeks
November 15th 1970
Voodoo Chile
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Number One for 1 week
November 22nd 1970
I Hear You Knocking
Dave Edmunds' Rockpile
Number One for 6 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.)