When we are looking for the exact name of an artist, song or album we usually use the search facilities on the following sites: Searching for a song when you know the lyrics is really easy.
Just select a distinct phrase from the text you have and enter it into Google.
If you want to discover which song was number one on a particular date then you should be on this page.
The first thing you must do is decide where, the number one song in the US is almost always different from the number one in Europe or Japan.
This site lists all the songs that were major hits 1900-2007.
If you are trying to find, for example, hits that are connected to a particular word then the index here is the best place to look.
This index links to every place where a name is used anywhere on the site, there are also seperate lists of the years, artists and song titles that have their own individual pages.