London's mayor has given a group permission to fly a 20-foot-tall balloon depicting President Donald Trump as an angry baby over London when he visits the city on July 13.
The rally to get Green Day's fourteen year old song to number one has been gathering pace on social media.
Campaigners are urging people to buy, download and stream the single as many times as possible by tomorrow night.
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong wrote American Idiot in the throes of the Iraq War and the angst of post-9/11 America, which the song described as "an alien nation where everything isn't meant to be okay".
A Twitter account created to increase the song's popularity ahead of Trump's visit indicated over the weekend that the track was a top-10 seller on iTunes, as well.
For punk kids born in the late 90s, Green Day's seminal release 2004 American Idiot was a head-first foray into the sheer political power of power-chord laden anarchy.
Last week, Senator Tim Kaine referenced the "American Idiot" campaign in a Trump-mocking tweet.
At the top of the midweek chart update is "Three Lions", which was written for the 1996 European Championship, which was held in England. Tim Kaine, a Virginia Democrat, on Friday joking that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would send the United States a copy of their album.