On the 9th April 1977 Abba's latest single in America "Dancing Queen" reached the number 1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart ; the top 5 of that week was as follows -
- Abba - "Dancing Queen"
- David Soul - "Don't Give Up On Us"
- Thelma Houston - "Don't Leave Me This Way"
- Hall & Oats - "Rich Girl"
- Glen Campbell - "Southern Nights"
The single was the 12th biggest selling single of 1977 in the US ; the single also reached number one in Australia, UK, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, Norway, South Africa and Sweden.