Oldest Living acts to have a UK chart hit

Here is a list of the top 20 oldest living solo artists to have had a UK hit single. There are others who would fit this category, but did not have a solo hit. All this is based on available information at the time. Incidentally, the oldest living person who was a member of a group is Teddie Beverly from the Beverly Sisters who was born on 5th May 1927.

Rank Artist Month born Year UK No. 1
20= Pat Suzuki 22 September 1930
20= Joni James 22 September 1930
18 Clint Eastwood 31 May 1930
17 Rolf Harris 30 March 1930 yes
16 Mitchell Torok 28 October 1929
15 Leroy Van Dyke 04 October 1929
14 C.W McCall 15 November 1928
13 Marcello Minerbi 07 August 1928
12 Burt Bacharach 12 May 1928
11 Cleo Laine 28 October 1927
10 Dick Hyman 08 March 1927
9 Harry Belafonte 01 March 1927 yes
8 Laurie Johnson 07 February 1927
7 Robert Earl 17 November 1926
6 Tony Bennett 03 August 1926 yes
5 Mel Brooks 28 June 1926
4 Sue Thompson 19 July 1925
3 Bill Hayes 05 June 1925
2 Jane Morgan 03 May 1924 yes
1 Ray Anthony 20 January 1922

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