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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 - MARCH 28, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MARCH 28, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO

 1 Lean On Me - Club Nouveau.............................................  1 Lean On Me - Club Nouveau
 2 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship................................  2 Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now - Starship
 3 Let's Wait Awhile - Janet Jackson.....................................  3 Let's Wait Awhile - Janet Jackson
 4 Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - Genesis...................................  4 Mandolin Rain - Bruce Hornsby and the Range
 5 Mandolin Rain - Bruce Hornsby and the Range...........................  5 Somewhere Out There - Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram
 6 Somewhere Out There - Linda Ronstadt and James Ingram.................  6 Tonight, Tonight, Tonight - Genesis
 7 Come Go With Me - Expose..............................................  7 Jacob's Ladder - Huey Lewis and the News
 8 The Final Countdown - Europe..........................................  8 Livin' On A Prayer - Bon Jovi
 9 Don't Dream It's Over - Crowded House.................................  9 Come Go With Me - Expose
10 I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me) - Aretha Franklin and George Michael. 10 The Final Countdown - Europe



.........BILLBOARD - APRIL 2, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - APRIL 2, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO

 1 Rich Girl - Daryl Hall and John Oates.................................  1 Dancing Queen - Abba
 2 Dancing Queen - Abba..................................................  2 Rich Girl - Daryl Hall and John Oates
 3 Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul......................................  3 Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
 4 Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston..............................  4 Don't Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston
 5 Love Theme From "A Star Is Born" (Evergreen) - Barbra Streisand.......  5 The Things We Do For Love - 10cc
 6 Southern Nights - Glen Campbell.......................................  6 Love Theme From "A Star Is Born" (Evergreen) - Barbra Streisand
 7 The Things We Do For Love - 10cc......................................  7 I've Got Love On My Mind - Natalie Cole
 8 Hotel California - The Eagles.........................................  8 So In To You - Atlanta Rhythm Section
 9 I've Got Love On My Mind - Natalie Cole...............................  9 Southern Nights - Glen Campbell
10 Maybe I'm Amazed - Wings.............................................. 10 Maybe I'm Amazed - Wings



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

 1 Happy Together - The Turtles..........................................  1 Happy Together - The Turtles
 2 Dedicated To The One I Love - The Mamas and The Papas.................  2 Dedicated To The One I Love - The Mamas and The Papas
 3 Penny Lane - The Beatles..............................................  3 There's A Kind Of Hush - Herman's Hermits
 4 There's A Kind Of Hush - Herman's Hermits.............................  4 Penny Lane - The Beatles
 5 Bernadette - The Four Tops............................................  5 I Think We're Alone Now - Tommy James and the Shondells
 6 This Is My Song - Petula Clark........................................  6 Sock It To Me--Baby! - Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels
 7 For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield.............................  7 For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
 8 Strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles...............................  8 My Cup Runneth Over - Ed Ames
 9 Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra....................  9 This Is My Song - Petula Clark
10 Western Union - The Five Americans.................................... 10 Strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles



.........BILLBOARD - MARCH 30, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MARCH 30, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO

 1 Party Doll - Buddy Knox...............................................  1 Young Love - Tab Hunter
 2 Round And Round - Perry Como..........................................  2 Party Doll - Buddy Knox
 3 Butterfly - Charlie Gracie............................................  3 Round And Round - Perry Como
 4 Butterfly - Andy Williams.............................................  4 Butterfly - Charlie Gracie : Williams
 5 Teen-Age Crush - Tommy Sands..........................................  5 Teen-Age Crush - Tommy Sands
 6 I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino.............................................  6 I'm Walkin' - Fats Domino
 7 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds.........................................  7 Marianne - Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders
 8 Young Love - Tab Hunter...............................................  8 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds
 9 Marianne - Terry Gilkyson and the Easy Riders.........................  9 Banana Boat (Day-O) - Harry Belafonte
10 Why Baby Why - Pat Boone.............................................. 10 Too Much - Elvis Presley



.........BILLBOARD - MARCH 29, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MARCH 31, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO

 1 Heartaches - Ted Weems................................................  1 Anniversary Song - Al Jolson : Shore: Beneke-Miller : Lombardo
 2 Anniversary Song - Al Jolson..........................................  2 Heartaches - Ted Weems
 3 Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin....................................  3 Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin : Lombardo
 4 Anniversary Song - Dinah Shore........................................  4 How Are Things In Glocca Mora - Dick Haymes
 5 Anniversary Song - Tex Beneke with the Glenn Miller Orchestra.........  5 Guilty - Margaret Whiting
 6 Guilty - Margaret Whiting.............................................  6 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark
 7 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark..................  7 I'll Close My Eyes - Andy Russell
 8 Anniversary Song - Guy Lombardo.......................................  8 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons - The King Cole Trio
 9 How Are Things In Glocca Mora - Dick Haymes...........................  9 Sonata - Perry Como
10 Managua, Nicaragua - Guy Lombardo..................................... 10 Jalousie (Jealousy) - Billy Butterfield