On the 22nd December 1979 Abba's latest single in the UK "I Have A Dream" jumped up the singles chart from number 21 to number 2 in the Christmas chart. The top five that week was as follows -
- Pink Floyd "Another Brick In The Wall"
- Abba "I Have A Dream"
- Police "Walking On The Moon"
- Fiddler's Dram "Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time)"
- Tourists "I Only Want To Be With You"
During 1979 the sales of 7" singles hit a peak in the UK and it was also the year in which Abba had the most Top 10 hits in the UK -
- "Chiquitita" - number 2
- "Does Your Mother Know" - number 4
- "Angeleyes / Voulez-Vouz" - number 3
- "Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!" - number 3
- "I Have A Dream" - number 2
These five singles spent a total of 51 weeks in the charts.
The single was also a big hit in other countries reaching number 1 in Austria, Belgium, Netherlands and Switzerland.