Number One on this Day in 1950: Nat King Cole’s “Mona Lisa”

Nat King Cole’s “Mona Lisa” was the top song on this day in 1950 in the three categories that Billboard followed in those days: It was the best seller in stores, the most played by disk jockeys and the most played on juke boxes.

Here is more on Cole. The song displaced “The Third Man Theme” by Anton Karas in the stores and juke boxes lists.

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