Music Quiz / YEAR by YEAR: #1 Singles in AUSTRALIA (1955-2015)

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Year & clue:Song TitleArtist
1955 'The Blackboard Jungle'
1956 'Satchmo'
1957 Canadian singer / songwriter
1958 It lost Eurovision, but was a huge hit
1959 Vocal group that scored 3 #1s
1960 Elvis reinvents 'O Sole Mio'
1961 'The Big O'
1962 This Aussie classic travels around...
1963 1st Merseybeat #1 hit (before the Beatles)
1964 5th Beatles #1 in-a-row!
1965 The Seekers often close with this one
1966 Day of the week celebrated by Aussie group
1967 1 of 2 #1s in 1967 for this Brit female
1968 Longest #1 of the 60s
1969 Stones hit with a cowbell on intro
1970 Brother & sister duo
1971 1st solo #1 for an ex-Beatle
1972 Never reached #1 with his brothers, but 1st solo #1
1973 2nd #1 in 1973 for Helen Reddy
1974 Peter Allen wrote this love song- honestly
1975 1st of 6 #1s for this group in just 14 months
1976 Still Australia's longest running #1 single
1977 Evita
1978 Disco reached fever pitch with this one...
1979 Footy anthem
1980 The Olympics
1981 A Supreme & a Commodore
1982 Aussie song which reached #1 again in 2004
1983 Controversial Aussie comedy record
1984 George & Andrew
1985 Bob Geldof & friends
Year & clue:Song TitleArtist
1986 Aussie legend's comeback
1987 Stock / Aiken / Waterman
1988 Dirty Dancing
1989 Cher & USS Missouri
1990 Legendary Aussie band reunites
1991 Ex- Sherbet
1992 She'll always love her bodyguard...
1993 The Piano Man's 2nd #1
1994 Home grown grunge
1995 Still the longest #1 run since the 70s
1996 5 Brit girls... very spicy!
1997 1 of the best selling singles of all time
1998 The ship sank, but this song rose up...
1999 A former Mouseketeer
2000 1 of 2 #1s for this Aussie that year
2001 I bet Dido said thank you...
2002 Julio's son
2003 Made more than half a dollar...
2004 1 of the Australian Idol contestants
2005 Samples ABBA
2006 A Colombian with a Fugee...
2007 This Aussie's 8th #1
2008 Colourful singer
2009 1st of 3 #1s in 2009 for this group
2010 1 of 3 2010 #1s by this female soloist
2011 This Aussie went on to reach #1 in US & UK
2012 R&B singer with an Australian
2013 Resembles Marvin Gaye's 'Got to Give it Up'
2014 Despicable Me 2 song
2015 British producer / musician + a Hawaiian singer-songwriter
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