Nugget of Knowledge: Hit songs that fell short of #1

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Forever in second place:

2nd: Jerry Lee Lewis’s “Great Balls of Fire”
1st: Danny and the Juniors’ “At the Hop”

2nd: Foreigner’s “Waiting for a Girl Like You”
1st: Olivia Newton John’s “Physical” and Darryl Hall and John Oates’ “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)”

2nd: Psy’s “Gangnam Style
1st: Maroon 5’s “One More Night”

2nd: The Village People’s “YMCA”
1st: CHIC’s “Le Freak” and Rod Stewart’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?”

2nd: Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”
1st: Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”

2nd: Ronettes’ “Be My Baby”
1st: The Fireballs’ “Sugar Shack”

2nd: Frankie Valli’s “Can’t Take My Eyes Off of You”
1st: The Association’s “Windy”

2nd: Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone
1st: The Beatles’ “Help”

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