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YesterYear Top 10s

below are the weekly national top ten hits from 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70 years ago
as reported by the music industry's two major trade publications
Billboard and Cash Box

charts updated today are displayed in yellow

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.........BILLBOARD - JUNE 27, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - JUNE 27, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO

 1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston..........  1 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
 2 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam..................................  2 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
 3 In Too Deep - Genesis.................................................  3 Always - Atlantic Starr
 4 Alone - Heart.........................................................  4 Alone - Heart
 5 Always - Atlantic Starr...............................................  5 Songbird - Kenny G
 6 Songbird - Kenny G....................................................  6 In Too Deep - Genesis
 7 Shakedown - Bob Seger.................................................  7 Shakedown - Bob Seger
 8 Diamonds - Herb Alpert................................................  8 You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde
 9 Just To See Her - Smokey Robinson.....................................  9 Diamonds - Herb Alpert
10 Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi....................................... 10 Just To See Her - Smokey Robinson



.........BILLBOARD - JUNE 25, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - JUNE 25, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO

 1 Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye...............................  1 Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky") - Bill Conti
 2 Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky") - Bill Conti.......................  2 Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day
 3 Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day.........................................  3 Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold
 4 Feels Like The First Time - Foreigner.................................  4 Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye
 5 Lucille - Kenny Rogers................................................  5 Feels Like The First Time - Foreigner
 6 Dreams - Fleetwood Mac................................................  6 Jet Airliner - The Steve Miller Band
 7 Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold..............................................  7 Angel In Your Arms - Hot
 8 Da Doo Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy........................................  8 Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
 9 Angel In Your Arms - Hot..............................................  9 Da Doo Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy
10 Jet Airliner - The Steve Miller Band.................................. 10 Heard It In A Love Song - The Marshall Tucker Band



.........BILLBOARD - JULY 1, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - JULY 1, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO

 1 Windy - The Association...............................................  1 Windy - The Association
 2 Groovin' - The Young Rascals..........................................  2 She'd Rather Be With Me - The Turtles
 3 Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion..............................  3 Groovin' - The Young Rascals
 4 San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie.  4 Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion
 5 She'd Rather Be With Me - The Turtles.................................  5 Respect - Aretha Franklin
 6 Respect - Aretha Franklin.............................................  6 Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
 7 Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli............................  7 San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie
 8 Let's Live For Today - The Grass Roots................................  8 Let's Live For Today - The Grass Roots
 9 Come On Down To My Boat - Every Mother's Son..........................  9 7-Rooms Of Gloom - The Four Tops
10 Don't Sleep In The Subway - Petula Clark.............................. 10 Don't Sleep In The Subway - Petula Clark



.........BILLBOARD - JULY 1, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - JUNE 29, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO

 1 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone..................................  1 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone
 2 Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers....................................  2 Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
 3 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey................................................  3 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey
 4 Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley............................................  4 A White Sport Coat - Marty Robbins
 5 Searchin' - The Coasters..............................................  5 Dark Moon - Gale Storm
 6 A Teenager's Romance - Ricky Nelson...................................  6 It's Not For Me To Say - Johnny Mathis
 7 Dark Moon - Gale Storm................................................  7 Searchin' - The Coasters
 8 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley..........................................  8 Start Movin' - Sal Mineo
 9 A White Sport Coat - Marty Robbins....................................  9 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
10 Valley Of Tears - Fats Domino......................................... 10 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds



.........BILLBOARD - JUNE 28, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - JUNE 30, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO

 1 Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como........................................  1 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats : Suns : Lund
 2 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats.....................................  2 Mam'selle - Art Lund
 3 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard............................  3 Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como
 4 Peg O' My Heart - The Three Suns......................................  4 Across The Alley From The Alamo - The Mills Brothers
 5 Across The Alley From The Alamo - The Mills Brothers..................  5 That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye
 6 That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye.........................................  6 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark
 7 Peg O' My Heart - Art Lund............................................  7 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard : Lombardo
 8 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Guy Lombardo...........................  8 My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard
 9 Mam'selle - Art Lund..................................................  9 Heartaches - Ted Weems
10 Temptation - Red Ingle and the Natural Seven with Cinderella G. Stump. 10 Ivy - Jo Stafford