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Longest time before a Number One Single?

Who managed the longest period between their first ever release & their first number 1 single?
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What's the shortest number one chart hit?

In any country, what's the shortest number one chart hit? (Either duration of the 'A-side' / main track, or total duration)
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Most studio album releases before finally scoring a number one album?

I noticed that Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers finally hit number one last year in the US with Hypnotic Eye, their 13th studio album. Is this a record? If not, which artist has released the most ...
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Apart from Frank & Nancy Sinatra, have any other parent & child both individually made it to number one in the singles charts?

Frank Sinatra has a bunch of number ones (including apparently the first Billboard #1, I'll Never Smile Again); Nancy made it with These Boots Are Made for Walkin'. Have any other parent and child ...