Regional Hits of 1953

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The standard page for 1953 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

There are few European charts available from before 1955, so the data on this page is dominated by the North American charts.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 Les Paul & Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios (may God Be With You) Moves 0 Moves 0 Les Paul & Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios (may God Be With You) Moves -15 Moves -16 Frankie Laine Answer Me, Lord Above 1
2 Perry Como Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes Moves 0 Moves 0 Perry Como Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes Moves -1 Moves -11 Eddie Calvert Oh My Papa (O Mein Papa) 2
3 Percy Faith The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) Moves 0 Moves 0 Percy Faith The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) Moves -162 Moves 1 Perry Como Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes 3
4 Patti Page How Much is That Doggy in the Window? Moves -2 Moves -1 Eddie Fisher I'm Walking Behind You Moves -9 Moves -23 Lita Roza How Much is That Doggy in the Window? 4
5 Eddie Fisher I'm Walking Behind You Moves 1 Moves -5 Dean Martin That's Amore Moves -30 Moves -2 Frankie Laine I Believe 5
6 Tony Bennett Rags to Riches Moves -2 Moves 2 Patti Page How Much is That Doggy in the Window? Moves -19 Moves -23 The Stargazers Broken Wings 6
7 Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again With You Moves -5 Moves -10 Frankie Laine I Believe Moves 2 Moves -32 Diana Decker Poppa Piccolino 7
8 Stan Freberg St George & the Dragonette Moves -10 Moves 2 Tony Bennett Rags to Riches Moves -100 Moves -3 Frank Chacksfield Terry's Theme From 'Limelight' 8
9 The Ames Brothers You You You Moves 0 Moves 0 The Ames Brothers You You You Moves -55 Moves -38 Billy Cotton & his Band In A Golden Coach (There's A Heart Of Gold) 9
10 Dean Martin That's Amore Moves 5 Moves -9 Nat King Cole Pretend Moves -5 Moves -10 Mantovani The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) 10
11 Perry Como No Other Love Moves -12 Moves -27 Frank Chacksfield Terry's Theme From 'Limelight' Moves 3 Moves -33 David Whitfield Answer Me, Lord Above 11
12 The Orioles Crying in the Chapel Moves -4 Moves 5 Teresa Brewer Till I Waltz Again With You Moves -100 Moves -40 Mantovani Swedish Rhapsody 12
13 Julius Larosa Eh, cumpari Moves -9 Moves -21 Eddie Calvert Oh My Papa (O Mein Papa) Moves 11 Moves 9 Eddie Fisher I'm Walking Behind You 13
14 Les Baxter & his Orchestra April In Portugal (The Whisp'ring Serenade) Moves -11 Moves -7 Frank Chacksfield Ebb Tide Moves -20 Moves -48 Art & Dotty Todd Broken Wings 14
15 Hank Williams Your Cheatin' Heart Moves 0 Moves 0 Hank Williams Your Cheatin' Heart Moves -69 Moves 5 Nat King Cole Pretend 15
16 Ray Anthony Dragnet Moves -3 Moves 4 The Orioles Crying in the Chapel Moves -49 Moves 15 Les Paul & Mary Ford Vaya Con Dios (may God Be With You) 16
17 Frankie Laine I Believe Moves 10 Moves -100 Frankie Laine Answer Me, Lord Above Moves 16 Moves -21 Guy Mitchell She Wears Red Feathers 17
18 Patti Page Changing Partners Moves -17 Moves 10 Stan Freberg St George & the Dragonette Moves -100 Moves -10 Frankie Laine Blowing Wild 18
19 Nat King Cole Pretend Moves 9 Moves 3 Ray Anthony Dragnet Moves -61 Moves -40 Guy Mitchell Look At That Girl 19
20 Richard Hayman Ruby Moves -13 Moves -17 Mantovani The Song From Moulin Rouge (Where Is Your Heart) Moves 10 Moves -11 Kay Starr Changing Partners 20

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