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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

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.........BILLBOARD - MAY 2, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MAY 2, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO

 1 (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew.............................  1 (I Just) Died In Your Arms - Cutting Crew
 2 Looking For A New Love - Jody Watley..................................  2 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin and George Michael
 3 Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House.................................  3 Looking For A New Love - Jody Watley
 4 La Isla Bonita - Madonna..............................................  4 Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House
 5 Sign 'O' The Times - Prince...........................................  5 Sign 'O' The Times - Prince
 6 With Or Without You - U2..............................................  6 With Or Without You - U2
 7 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin and George Michael.  7 La Isla Bonita - Madonna
 8 The Finer Things - Steve Winwood......................................  8 The Finer Things - Steve Winwood
 9 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship................................  9 Walking Down Your Street - The Bangles
10 Stone Love - Kool And The Gang........................................ 10 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship



.........BILLBOARD - APRIL 30, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - APRIL 30, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO

 1 Southern Nights - Glen Campbell.......................................  1 Southern Nights - Glen Campbell
 2 Hotel California - The Eagles.........................................  2 Hotel California - The Eagles
 3 Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston..............................  3 I've Got Love On My Mind - Natalie Cole
 4 When I Need You - Leo Sayer...........................................  4 When I Need You - Leo Sayer
 5 I've Got Love On My Mind - Natalie Cole...............................  5 So In To You - Atlanta Rhythm Section
 6 Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul......................................  6 Right Time Of The Night - Jennifer Warnes
 7 So In To You - Atlanta Rhythm Section.................................  7 Lido Shuffle - Boz Scaggs
 8 Right Time Of The Night - Jennifer Warnes.............................  8 Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
 9 Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder..............................................  9 Tryin' To Love Two - William Bell
10 Tryin' To Love Two - William Bell..................................... 10 I'm Your Boogie Man - K C and the Sunshine Band



.........BILLBOARD - APRIL 29, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - APRIL 29, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO

 1 Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra....................  1 A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You - The Monkees
 2 A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You - The Monkees.......................  2 Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra
 3 Happy Together - The Turtles..........................................  3 I Think We're Alone Now - Tommy James and the Shondells
 4 Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley......................................  4 Happy Together - The Turtles
 5 I Think We're Alone Now - Tommy James and the Shondells...............  5 The Happening - The Supremes
 6 Western Union - The Five Americans....................................  6 Jimmy Mack - Martha and the Vandellas
 7 This Is My Song - Petula Clark........................................  7 Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
 8 The Happening - The Supremes..........................................  8 This Is My Song - Petula Clark
 9 Bernadette - The Four Tops............................................  9 Western Union - The Five Americans
10 Jimmy Mack - Martha and the Vandellas................................. 10 Don't You Care - The Buckinghams



.........BILLBOARD - APRIL 27, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - APRIL 27, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO

 1 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley..........................................  1 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
 2 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds.........................................  2 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds
 3 Round And Round - Perry Como..........................................  3 Round And Round - Perry Como
 4 Party Doll - Buddy Knox...............................................  4 Come Go With Me - The Dell-Vikings
 5 Come Go With Me - The Dell-Vikings....................................  5 Party Doll - Buddy Knox
 6 Gone - Ferlin Husky...................................................  6 Gone - Ferlin Husky
 7 I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino.............................................  7 Butterfly - Andy Williams
 8 School Day - Chuck Berry..............................................  8 Mama Look At Bubu - Harry Belafonte
 9 Why Baby Why - Pat Boone..............................................  9 School Day - Chuck Berry
10 Butterfly - Andy Williams............................................. 10 Why Baby Why - Pat Boone



.........BILLBOARD - APRIL 26, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - APRIL 28, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO

 1 Heartaches - Ted Weems................................................  1 Heartaches - Ted Weems : James
 2 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark..................  2 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark : Spivak
 3 Anniversary Song - Al Jolson..........................................  3 Anniversary Song - Al Jolson : Beneke-Miller : Lombardo
 4 Mam'selle - Art Lund..................................................  4 Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin
 5 My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard.......................................  5 Mam'selle - Art Lund
 6 Linda - Charlie Spivak................................................  6 Guilty - Margaret Whiting
 7 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats.....................................  7 How Are Things In Glocca Mora - Dick Haymes
 8 Heartaches - Harry James..............................................  8 I'll Close My Eyes - Andy Russell
 9 Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke with Glenn Miller............ ..........  9 My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard
10 Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo....................................... 10 Santa Catalina (Island Of Romance) - Freddy Martin