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List of number-one adult contemporary singles of 1965 (U.S.)

These are the Billboard adult contemporary chart number-one hits of 1965. The chart was known as Middle-Road Singles until May of that year, when it was briefly renamed Pop-Standard Singles. In June 1965, some notable changes were imposed upon the chart by the editors at Billboard: instead of listing only the records the magazine deemed were "not rock and roll records", Billboard began compiling actual airplay data from radio stations airing the format; the size of the chart was increased to forty positions; and the name was changed to Easy Listening.

Issue Date Song Artist
January 2 "The Wedding" Julie Rogers
January 9
January 16
January 23 "Willow Weep for Me" Chad & Jeremy
January 30 "You're Nobody till Somebody Loves You" Dean Martin
February 6 "Have You Looked into Your Heart" Jerry Vale
February 13 "King of the Road" Roger Miller
February 20
February 27
March 6
March 13
March 20
March 27
April 3
April 10
April 17
April 24 "The Race Is On" Jack Jones
May 1 "Cast Your Fate to the Wind" Sounds Orchestral
May 8
May 15
May 22 "Crying in the Chapel" Elvis Presley
May 29
June 5
June 12
June 19
June 26
July 3
July 10 "A Walk in the Black Forest" Horst Jankowski
July 17
July 24 "(Such an) Easy Question" Elvis Presley
July 31
August 7 "Save Your Heart for Me" Gary Lewis & the Playboys
August 14
August 21
August 28 "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" Mel Carter
September 4 "You Were on My Mind" We Five
September 11
September 18
September 25
October 2
October 9 "I'm Yours" Elvis Presley
October 16
October 23
October 30 "A Taste of Honey" Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass
November 6
November 13
November 20
November 27
December 4 "Make the World Go Away" Eddy Arnold
December 11
December 18
December 25


  • Hyatt, Wesley (1999). The Billboard Book of #1 Adult Contemporary Hits (Billboard Publications) ISBN 0-8230-7693-8

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