Italian number ones

I’m doing this in two parts  – here is a list of UK top 10 hits (but not number ones) that made number one in Italy. Between 1959 and 2020 there have been a total of 123. Here is the 1959 – 1989 list.

Artist Title
Neil Sedaka Oh Carol
Percy Faith Theme from A Summer Place
Connie Francis Where the Boys Are
Chubby Checker Let’s Twist Again
Pat Boone Speedy Gonzales
The Beatles Please Please Me
1910 Fruitgum Company Simon Says
Barry Ryan Eloise
Shocking Blue Venus
The Beatles Let It Be
Elton John Crocodile Rock
Bee Gees Stayin’ Alive
Bee Gees Too Much Heaven
Patrick Hernandez Born to Be Alive
Amii Stewart Knock on Wood
The Knack My Sharona
Diana Ross Upside Down
OMD Enola Gay
Kim Carnes Bette Davis Eyes
Imagination Music & Lights
Chicago Hard to Say I’m Sorry
F. R. David Words
Mike Oldfield Moonlight Shadow
Irene Cara Flashdance
Paul Young Love of the Common People
Van Halen Jump
Duran Duran The Wild Boys
Duran Duran A View to a Kill
Simple Minds Alive and Kicking
Arcadia Election Day
A-ha Take On Me
Madonna Live To Tell
MC Miker G & DJ Sven Holiday Rap
Duran Duran Notorious
Michael Jackson Bad
George Michael Faith
Eighth Wonder I’m Not Scared
Madonna Express Yourself
Kaoma Lambada

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